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Rochester Art Center is unique in its mission to make art active rather than passive, to inform and invigorate those who participate. Join us!
Join Us at the Center
Art can stimulate both the emotions and the intellect. It can inform and inspire. Commune with creativity and find your center.
Come for world-class exhibitions and dynamic interactive programs, and discover welcoming and diverse opportunities that encourage questioning, creativity, and critical thinking.
Art Center Members
30 Civic Center Drive SE, STE 120 | Rochester, MN 55904
From Highway 52 – North or South: Take the 2nd St SW exit / Go East / Continue East on 2nd Street until it “Ts” at Civic Center Drive
From Highway 63 (Broadway)
From the North: Turn left onto 2nd Street SE, Go East / Continue East on 2nd Street until it “Ts” at Civic Center Drive.
From the South: Turn right onto 2nd Street SE / Go East / Continue East on 2nd Street until it “Ts” at Civic Center Drive
Bike racks are available on Riverview Plaza in front of the Art Center.
Wednesday – Sunday
MAYO CIVIC CENTER RAMP
FREE after 3pm, FREE on weekends and FREE when parking for under an hour. The ramp entrance is located on 1st Avenue, west of Civic Center Drive, attached to the Rochester Public Library. Handicap parking is available in front of the Mayo Civic Center.
Metered parking is available on city streets near the Art Center. Meters are FREE after 5pm on weekdays, FREE all-day Saturdays and Sundays, and FREE on major Holidays unless otherwise listed.
We are fully wheelchair and stroller accessible. Handicapped parking is available in front of the Mayo Civic Center. Service animals are welcome.
Art Center staff will be happy to assist you upon arrival or make special arrangements. Please call us at 507-722-2552.
Funding for the many programs presented by Rochester Art Center comes from a wide variety of sources: Foundations, Governments, Small Businesses, Corporations, and Individuals. Their support provides Rochester Art Center the opportunities to offer the community with
exemplary exhibitions | stimulating art education and public programs | engaging community-oriented collaborations | unforgettable special events