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Address: 120 3rd Ave W, Grand Marais, MN 55604-2331
Phone Number: +1 218-387-2737
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The Grand Marais Art Colony is Minnesota's oldest art colony. Begun in...

The Grand Marais Art Colony is Minnesota's oldest art colony. Begun in 1947.

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Always a treat to head up to the Art Colony to see what they have. Something usually says 'Take me home'. Such a fun place to visit.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 September 2016
Robert W
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Bloomington, Minnesota
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Bloomington, Minnesota
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Always a treat to head up to the Art Colony to see what they have. Something usually says 'Take me home'. Such a fun place to visit.

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Thank Robert W
Maplewood, Minnesota
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

My husband spent a day painting with an artist from the Art Colony Unique experience Beautiful location

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Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
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5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

We stopped by there especially to see Betsy Bowen's woodcut works, but also found many other interesting works going on. Very nice to speak with the artists or their assistants about their work. Lots of tempting things to purchase!

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Thank Beth Y
Two Harbors, Minnesota
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

My mother had one of these but she dropped it. Lucky it didn't break. The water falls are beautiful. Excellent hiking trails. If you go in the summer be sure to bring mosquito repellent.

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Alton, Illinois
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216 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

Neat idea, several very interesting sessions and lots of new ideas. Planning for the next offering could use some forethought and consideration for both convience of participants and the economy of the area. Missed opportunities for cross pollination and civic coordination.

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Thank Rbj2040
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

I will not go into the past of the Art colony as that can be found in many places and I will not take your time with the retelling of all tales associated with the fledgling beginnings. I am going to say with earnest conviction that the Art Colony, is a strong and vibrant artistic enclave. The founding bedrock has... More 

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Thank Dan Q
Minneapolis MN
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8 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

There's a bakery in the building off to the side, but it was closed when we were there. Great woodcut and jewelry art for sale.

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Thank sunseekerRN
Lutsen, Minnesota
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

The Grand Marais Art Colony is a great resource for discovering your artistic voice. Whether you're looking to be inspired by an exhibit of regional artwork or to develop new skills, you'll certainly walk away inspired!

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Sanibel Island, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

Beautiful exhibit building in center if town . Excellent staff and great opening receptions. Recent paintings from plein air competition were top quality

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

On August 5, 2015, we signed up the kids for the drawing class at this place. The 7-year old initially did not want to take this class, but soon changed his mind when he saw the other boys in class. Our 6-year old girl was the one who was very excited about it. The receptionist was friendly; the same is... More 

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