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Artwork by Surelle Schewe. The Rumriver Art Center in Anoka will present the opening for its “A New Day Dawning: A Celebration of Spring & Blooming” gallery April 10.

Rumriver Art Center in Anoka will present “A New Day Dawning: A Celebration of Spring & Blooming” gallery show opening taking place at the Rumriver Art Center Gallery on Saturday, April 10, from 1-4 p.m.

The art gallery show will feature the artwork of local artists from the community who entered up to three pieces to Rumriver Art Center’s first call for entry. The theme of the gallery show, as the title suggests, is all things spring, nature and blooming.

Rumriver Art Center received 109 entries from 59 artists. A judge outside of the art center decided which pieces would be accepted into the show. There will be a total of 50 pieces on display in the gallery. The artwork that will be on display is in a variety of mediums, including mixed-media, mosaic, photography, watercolor, acrylic, alcohol ink, fabric, colored pencil, polymer clay, wood and much more.

A 15-minute time slot reservation must be made in order to view the show opening in an effort to ensure the health and safety of all visitors. The gallery hours after the show opening are Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays from noon to 3 p.m. The gallery show ends Friday, May 7.

Visit to make a reservation.

There will be People’s Choice voting during the exhibit, both in-person and virtually, via the Rumriver Art Center website ( The three highest voted artists will receive a ribbon.

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