Minnetonka Center for the Arts2240 North Shore Dr
Wayzata, MN 55391
From the Twin Cities: Take 394 W from downtown and exit on 15 W 1.5 mi past Wayzata. Continue on 15 W for 3 mi around Lake Minnetonka, turn R at CR 51 S (North Shore Drive). The Art Ctr is 3 blks from the 15/51 turnoff, on the right-hand side.Get Directions
The Minnetonka Center for the Arts is a non-profit organization incorporated in 1952 to enrich the quality of life in the community by making visual art a part of everyday life. Offering visual arts education for all ages, interests and abilities, the Minnetonka Center for the Arts also provides free art exhibits, open to the public, and community outreach delivering arts programming to underserved populations in the Minneapolis area and throughout Minnesota
Studio classes and workshops are scheduled year round for adults, teens and children of all levels of experience and skill.
In the winter of 2002, the Art Center moved into its current facility designed by James Dayton of James Dayton Design, Ltd., in Minneapolis; a state-of-the-art facility with specialized studios for sculpture, woodworking, painting, ceramics, photography, fiber arts, and multi-purpose rooms for drawing, printmaking, jewelry, glasswork, and many other art forms.
Hours & Dates
- Monday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
- Tuesday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
- Wednesday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
- Thursday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
- Friday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
- Saturday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Exhibits are free and open to the public. Call the Art Center for class fees and descriptions 952.473.7361, ext 16. Or visit our website
- Accessible to disabled
- Can accommodate groups of 45 or more
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Based on 10 reviews
Wonderful artist colony where you can take classes, watch others, and visit gift store. Also, a good place for a meal.
— Larry L, March 2, 2021
Local artists can be viewed while they work. Wonderful art work displayed. Features a gift shop of artists items. Delicious the cafe with good food items. Fun place to spend some time.
— 264784, October 21, 2019
My life long friends and I were gathering and wanted a little excursion - we have been to the Louvre together, but my suggestion was to visit an art center right here at home.
We loved it!! The...
— Clounel, August 29, 2018
Stopped by on a bike ride and enjoyed wandering through the galleries. Unique pieces indeed though I did not purchase anything as my house is filled! Also enjoyed the lunch in their cafeteria. I...
— Dickson0202, July 13, 2017
I have taken oil painting and drawing classes at MCA. My kids have taken drawing and pottery classes. Instructors are great, friendly and knowledgable.
— Gina Y, June 26, 2017