CREATE WITH US

MAAC’S MISSION

Melrose Area Arts Council (MAAC) will help facilitate (strengthen) the connections, communication, and creativity of the diverse population of Melrose and the surrounding area. We will utilize local resources, materials, and talent to inspire art while inviting people of all ages and backgrounds to join in creating a more pleasing and inclusive atmosphere for our community.

WHO WE ARE

ABOUT MAAC

MAAC is a nonprofit arts organization dedicated to promoting arts resources and enhancing the cultural life of the Melrose area. We believe art is essential to building a healthy and vibrant community, and we are committed to providing opportunities for people of all ages and backgrounds to experience the joy of art.

We offer a variety of art programs and services, including:

  • Art classes and workshops for all ages
  • Exhibits and performances by local and regional artists
  • Support for arts resources and education
  • Use of the arts to examine local history and culture

Founded in 2021, we are always looking for new ways to engage the community in the arts. We welcome you to get involved!

MAAC

HAPPENINGS

ART AT THE FARMERS MARKET

Every Wednesday in the summer at the Melrose Community Farmers Market, we offer youth art projects, including painting, drawing, crafts, and more. Find us this June through September at the Sauk River Park. Check out the Calendar of Events for weekly craft projects that can be enjoyed by all!

Welcome to Melrose sign with newly planted flower containers

BEAUTIFYING OUR COMMUNITY

MAAC is working to beautify our community! Flower containers were placed along Main Street and major street corners in mid-May and will remain throughout the summer months. This is a great addition to our downtown area!

SUMMER ARTS FUN

This summer, during the Melrose Farmers Market, every first and last Wednesday of the month from 3-6 pm, there will be learning opportunities for ages 12 to 100! Check out the flyer for the art projects Barb Dettler will be teaching. We ask that you register by calling 320-250-4933 or by using the contact form to send an email. Class starting times are at 3, 4, and 5 pm. There is a limit of 10 per class. The suggested donation for each session is $5.
Summer Arts Fun photo of flyer in Spanish