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Open 11:00 - 4:00
Tuesday - Saturday


Admission is Always FREE


Jaques Building


"Under the Watertower"

121 Second St. NW - Aitkin, MN 56431
218-927-2363
info@jaquesart.com

IT'S ALL HAPPENING AT THE JAQUES ART CENTER--
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"Celebrate the Visual Arts!"

For a listing of events for 2014-2015, Calendar/Schedule (pdf)

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The Jaques Art Center in Aitkin is proud to host a Student Art Exhibit April 10 - May 23. Art from students Pre-K to college age from around our region are participating in the Student Art show at the Jaques Art Center. Many different types of art are on display from watercolor, acrylic, crayon, ceramics and more. Come to the Jaques to enjoy the talent of our young people.

student art

Watch a video about the Jaques Art Center.

Please donate online with credit card to the Jaques Art Center by going to
the Give Minnesota Donation Center for the Jaques Art Center.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

  • 2015 PLEIN AIR COMPETITION AND EXHIBIT
    JULY 15 - 18 Competition
    JULY 15 - AUGUST 1 Exhibit and Art Sale

    Click here for PROSPECTUS, BROCHURE, AND ENTRY FORM

    PLEIN AIR WORKSHOP WITH DEREK DAVIS
    WHEN:       JULY 19 - 20 
    WHERE:    JAQUES ART CENTER
    COST: $200
    WHO: Painters who want to learn more about Plein Air

    Instructor: Derek Davis, Our this year’s Plein Air judge.  Derek is an excellent Plein Air painter.  He has many award to his credit. See his website:   www.derekdavisstudio.com  and also read more about this activity by downloading the Plein Air Brochure

    2015 ANNUAL CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT  Scramble
    Mark your calendar for Friday, June 5th for the  annual golf tournament to be held at the beautiful Cuyuna Rolling Hills Golf Course and Country Club.  We are looking for sponsors at this time.  For more information call (218) 927-2363.

    Click here for brochure or call the art center for more information

  • KALEIDOSCOPE SCHEDULE:
    Kaleidoscope is held the first Saturday of the month - 10 - 11:30 am (except when conflicting with a holiday) and is open to children and adults alike who want to dabble in various, fun art projects.

    JUNE 6 - Still Life Drawing
    Draw some fruit and then eat it!  A healthy activity for body and soul!
    with Pam Andell

    JULY 11 - Let’s Draw a Lighthouse  
    Learn to draw using geometric shapes with Pam Andell

  • SAVE THE DATE!!  SEPTEMBER 12
    JAQUES ANNUAL HARVEST DINNER

    The Jaques Art Center will be holding its annual Harvest Dinner Fundraising event at the Long Lake Conservation Center this year with a Minnesota flare.  We are excited to also host that night a concert by Minnesota’s singing troubadour, Charlie Maguire.  

    “Charlie Maguire is something of a legend in the midwest.  He commands a respect far beyond his years with his stories and songs of the heartland of America and the people who live there.”   – Winnipeg Folk Festival

    Charlie McGuire

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  • Next Year our Theme for the Annual Juried Show will be 'Wondrous World' so that just about covers anything and everything doesn't it?  So get started on your art! You have until next December to complete it - no excuses!

  • Click here to view the video now showing, advertising the Jaques at the Rialto Theater in Aitkin. (Hit the play button if the video does not start automatically)

    Become a Member of the Jaques. A PDF is now available to print off and send or bring in to the Jaques. Click here or go to the link in the menu on the right. Our members make us who we are. We can't thank them enough!
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    Join us on Facebook! Click the link below: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Jaques-Art-center/393852557381937


  • Information about purchasing a patio block at the Jaques with your name or in honor or memory of a friend or loved one

  • General exhibit entry form. Also available at the Jaques Art Center.


'Passing of the Old West'
by F.L. Jaques


The Jaques Art Center is committed to Equal Opportunities and Accessibility.
Handicapped accessible     Voice/TTY 1-800-657-3775

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