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Current & Upcoming Exhibitions

Bio Terrains

October 25, 2023 - April 28, 2024

"Bio Terrains" is an exhibition of multimedia installations and sculptures by Minneapolis-based artist Jane Powers.

Like a Little Tlaquepaque Vase or Como Jarrito de Tlaquepaque

July 26, 2023 - January 21, 2024

"Like a little Tlaquepaque vase or Como Jarrito de Tlaquepaque" is a solo exhibition of soft sculpture and mixed media installation by Mexican artist Ivonne Yáñez.

जत्रा (Ja-tra) : A Feeling At The Beginning Of Time

May 31 - November 5, 2023

The Rochester Art Center presents a solo exhibition by Minneapolis-based artist Roshan Ganu. ‘जत्रा’ (pronounced ja-tra) is a Marathi word for a town/village fair.

Programs at the Center

Artist Spotlight Tours with Roshan Ganu

Saturday, Oct 7 | 11:00 AM, Saturday Oct 28 & Saturday, Nov 4 at 1:00 PM

In this artist led tour series, Ganu will speak about her current multimedia installation, "जत्रा (Ja-tra) : A Feeling At The Beginning Of Time."

Storytime + Art

Friday, September 29 | 10:30 AM

Join us for storytime and an art activity at Rochester Art Center and stay for a walk through the gallery.

Author Talk with Paul Scanlon

Sunday, October 8 | 2:00 PM

Join us for an exciting presentation with author Paul Scanlon. Discover the fascinating story behind his latest book and gain insights into his writing process and inspirations.

Arts & Culture



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 memberships include free access to the galleries, our weekly e-newsletter, discounts on ticketed workshops and other events, and 10% off in the Gallery Shop all year round. Your participation makes the arts happen in Rochester. Join us, and thank you for supporting the arts!



Adults    ----  $5


21 & Under   ----   FREE


Members   ----   FREE


The Art Center is located along Rochester's extensive Trail System at Mayo Park. Bike racks are located in front of the Art Center.


Wednesday to Sunday 

11:00 am - 4:00 pm


Parking available at the Civic Center Ramp (FREE after 4pm and on weekends).

Disability parking is available in front of the Mayo Civic Center.


30 Civic Center Drive SE, STE 120

Rochester, MN 55904


Wheelchair and stroller accessible.

Service animals are welcomed.

For special arrangements call us at 507-722-2552.  

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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


Rochester Art Center gratefully acknowledges all of our donors for their generous support.

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