Welcome to Ely Greenstone Public Art
Ely Greenstone Public Art is a non-profit arts organization in the Ely, Minnesota area, whose goal is the enhancement of life through art and to encourage artists of all ages. It offers art classes to children and adults, holds juried art exhibits and beautifies Ely’s public areas with murals and sculpture.
Our latest project is creating and managing the Ely Art & Heritage Center in the historic Pioneer Mine buildings. We have held our Juried Art Show and Sale there since 2007 and are planning more events to come!
Mine Clean-Up Day, May 18. Meet at Miners Dry House at 9 a.m. Volunteers welcome!
Watercolor Painting with Claire Taylor, May 24-25, $75. Call Anne at 218-235-1721 to have a brochure sent to you. Application hereMay Art Class App 2013
Art & Antiques Flea Market, Saturday, May 18, 2013 (with City-Wide Garage Sale). Tables available, $25 each. Call 218-235-1721 to register. Click hereFlea Market & Crafts Sale 2013
Children’s Art Camp, June, 17-19, 2013 at Miners Dry House , 105 Miners Lake Landing Road in the Historic Pioneer Mine Complex. A camp for children ages 7-12, mornings. $50. Children learn a variety of media during the three days from artists and helpers. They will create a stepping stone, learn cartooning, collage, printing and take home their created art works. Art Camp App 2013.
July 6 Arts & Crafts Show on Saturday kicks off the month-long art activities at Miners Dry House. Get your table for just $25. Call 218-235-1721 to register. Click here to get form Flea Market & Crafts Sale 2013This event is followed a week later by Ely Watercolor Club’s Annual Show & Sale, July 11-13 at Miners Dry.
Monday, July 8 from 7-9 PM will be An Evening with Margie Church. She will be discussing “Explore the fiction genres. What’s hot? What’s not? What if I write what’s not? What’s romance and what’s porn?” and give you insights into the fiction publishing world. Free.
July 20-28, 2013 Greenstone Gala Art Show and Sale is an annual event for Ely Greenstone Public Art, managers of the Ely Arts & Heritage Center at historic Pioneer Mine. The event kicks off with a Saturday night gala by reservation and then is open to the public daily for the rest of the showing. The original artwork features artists of the upper Midwest and Canada who submit for the juried show. 2013 EGPA Juried art application.
CLASS – August 2-3 Plein Air Class with Holly Rom. Class size is limited. Application: 2013ClassPleinAirRom
Details for Greenstone’s ART AUCTION on Saturday, July 10 are still being worked out. Sure to be presented is “The Essence of Ely” – theme for the event which will feature 8″ x 10″ canvases.
World Press Forum will be held August 19, 2013 from 9 AM – 2:30 PM. Sponsored by Ely Arts & Heritage Center and the Ely Echo newspaper, the day long free event is held at the Miners Dry House, 105 Miners Lake Landing Road and features working journalists from around the world. Journalists are chosen in March by the World Press Institute for a two month stay in the United States. Lunch is available.
September 14, Adult Day Camp, 9-4 pm at Miners Dry. Enjoy a day of creativity and fun.
Ongoing – Honoring Ely’s Mining History – Miners Memorial Sculpture has raised over $7,000 in donations so far. The Shaft House at 401 North Pioneer Road is open during the summer on Tuesdays from 2-5 and Fridays from 3-6 p.m. More information on the Miners Memorial and how you can donate here. Miners Memorial brochure
Greenstone now has a membership category and a hard-working board. We treasure the continued support of the community!
BECOME A MEMBER and get $5 off any program!
Individual $25, Family $35, Contributing $100.
401 North Pioneer Road, Ely MN 55731 • 218-235-1721
If you are interested in teaching an art class or volunteering for any of our classes or events, please Contact Us.
Located in Ely, Minnesota, with the beauty of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) adjacent, Ely Greenstone Public Art (a 501 c3 non-profit) promotes an arts community with murals to view and original fine art for sale.
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For more information on Ely, Minnesota, please visit the Ely Chamber of Commerce.