Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts
6666 East River Road
Fridley, MN 55432
Tuesday through Saturday
10:00am to 4:00pm
in the historic Banfill Tavern and Locke House, the
Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts provides a wide
variety of arts programs for all ages, interests and
abilities. Programs include classes, exhibitions,
family events, resident artists and many other
opportunities. The Center is located within
Manomin County Park, providing instant access to the
park's trails and picnic areas overlooking the
Mississippi River and Rice Creek.
for the Arts is dedicated to the belief that the
presence of arts in the community has a vitalizing
effect by promoting an awareness and appreciation of the
arts. The Center encourages artists in all disciplines,
providing opportunities for artists to exhibit, teach,
market and perform their work, enriching the quality of
life in our community.
Classes are offered
for both adults and children in drawing, painting (oils,
acrylics and watercolors), photography, and more!
Specifically designed for children, an Art Camp offers
an extensive and diverse selection of classes.
Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts (BLCA) is a wellspring for the community providing inspiration, enrichment, enjoyment, opportunities, and education through the arts.
BLCA supports and encourages the work of developing and established artists and provides resources and opportunities in the arts for individuals of all ages, backgrounds, and skill levels. BLCA recognizes art to be a powerful tool for the cultivation of strong, healthy, harmonious community life.
For more information, please visit
Banfill-Locke Web site.