Grand Marais Art Colony

Support Transformative Art Experiences on the North Shore of Lake Superior

Imagine yourself in the unfiltered northern light and the endless horizon line of Lake Superior, where people come together to explore their personal creative journey within an inclusive community.

Self-discovery unfolds, friendships develop, and art is born. 

70 years ago, the Art Colony began with one class and 20 students. We now offer over 225 classes in five professional studios and serve over 25,000 people. Members are the foundation of the Art Colony. Your financial support and engaged involvement creates this thriving arts community. Support today is an investment for tomorrow's innovative programming, quality artist support, and inspiring access to the arts.

Why YOUR Membership Matters

It’s been a banner year at the Art Colony! Reflecting on our 70 years, we celebrate the community of Members that have been able to sustain the Art Colony for over seven decades, and look forward to vibrant future. We are at a pivotal point. One quarter of the Art Colony's operating costs have been covered by Memberships. As our programs and service numbers grow, so do our expenses. We need your help in keep pace with the growth so we can continue to provide meaningful experiences.


New this year! Set-up Monthly Sustaining Contributions

Starting at $5 a month. Simply enter the desired monthly amount in the "Other" box and choose monthly"Ongoing Payments."


Visit our website 
www.grandmaraisartcolony.org to find out more about Membership Benefits.


The Grand Marais Art Colony's mission is to nurture creativity on the North Shore of Lake Superior through the objectives to 
provide services to artists, promote art education, and nurture art in our community through an environment for creative excellence.

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