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Jaques Building


"Under the Watertower"

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

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"Celebrate the Visual Arts!"

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

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

The Jaques Art Center was proud to host its 9th annual Plein Air
Aitkin! July 15 - 18. The awards ceremony was held on Saturday, July 18.

First Place winner was Dan Mondloch with a watercolor painting called 'Backlit Clouds'. Dan also received First Place in the two hour Quick Paint at the Riverwood Healing Garden.

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Second and Third place winners were Raleigh Kinney and Susan McLean-Keeney.

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The Jaques thanks all of the artists who participated to make this another outstanding event.

The art center especially thanks the Arrowhead Regional Arts Council for its support through a substantial grant which made this event possible and to Paulbecks County Market for donations of food provided and to all of the sponsors and hosts who contributed.

The Plein Air exhibit and sale will be on display until August 1.

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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:

  • Mary Pettis 'Time Stands Still'

    The ‘Time Stands Still’ exhibit will open on August 7th to the public; however Mary Pettis will be attending the Artist Reception on Saturday, August 22.
    We apologize for any miscommunication on our behalf.

  • 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.

    doodle art


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

     We are excited to also host that night a concert by Minnesota’s singing troubadour, Charlie Maguire.  

    The Jaques Art Center has tickets on sale now for the September 12, Harvest Dinner. Call the Jaques to reserve your spot for this wonderful night of food and song from Minnesota’s Singing Ranger. The event will take place at Long Lake Conservation Center. Tickets for the dinner and concert are $50.
  • “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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  • 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.
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