Upcoming Classes & Events

Sign up for an art class or event at Gustaf's Up North Gallery! We provide a variety of classes ranging from painting classes to writing workshops and events with local artists. See more of our events on Facebook!

If you are a teaching artist interested in teaching a class or hosting an event, contact us.

art journaling class
Beginner Art Journaling Class
Thursday, May 6th | 5-7 PM

Join us for this 2-hour workshop with Mary Ann Rivard! Mary Ann will introduce various supplies and techniques for art journaling. She will demonstrate abstract scribbling techniques, blind contour drawing, collage, easy floral ideas and watercolor.

$20 per person, call us now to sign up!

Students should bring:
- a sketchbook
- a sharpie or some type of fine point pen
- a pencil
- OPTIONAL: other supplies, including watercolor paints or pens

Need to purchase a sketchbook or other supplies? We have some for sale! Students will receive a 5% OFF coupon to our gallery.

Face masks and social distancing required.

Learn more here.

yarn spinning class
Beginner Yarn Spinning Class
Saturday, May 8th | 10 AM - 1 PM

Have you ever thought how cool it would be to learn to spin wool fiber into yarn with a spinning wheel? In this exclusive 3-hour class, Janie Mininger will teach you how! Take home whatever you spin in class, and purchase more if you would like.

Learn the basic principles of the spinning wheel, wool characteristics and how to draft wool, how to spin a ‘single’ yarn, how to Wind your yarn off on a niddy-noddy, learn to make a 2-ply yarn (If time permits).

$80 per person, call us now to sign up!

No supplies or prior experience needed! If you would like to purchase additional yarn, Janie will have some available. Students will also receive a 5% OFF coupon to our gallery.

Face masks and social distancing required.

Learn more here.

spring art tour
Spring Art Tour Participant
May 7-9th

We're proud to be a participant in this year's Spring Art Tour hosted by Earth Arts! Join the tour to visit over 20 art galleries, studios, restaurants and breweries in the St. Croix Valley.


You can enter to win a $100 gift certificate at any participating location!

Earth Arts unites artists and artisans in the upper St. Croix valley to promote creativity, mutual support and awareness of the arts. The members organize and promote special events such as the annual Spring Art Tour and Fall Salon Art Exhibition.

Learn more about Earth Arts and the Spring Art Tour and download your map here.

Face masks and social distancing required.