Welcome to Arts On Grand

Enriching life in northwest Iowa through the Arts

Formed in 1989, the Spencer Area Arts Council was created to encourage local artists, musicians and art lovers to showcase and present their work. In the early 2000’s the organization’s name was changed to Arts on Grand for their new location on Grand Ave. Arts on Grand is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Today, Arts on Grand continues to promote and present local artists and musicians, with a mission of enriching the lives of N.W. Iowans through the arts. We offer a variety of classes throughout the year for both children and adults.

Our exhibit gallery hosts a variety of different artists and art, from color pencil to pastel artists. We also offer live music in our gallery from local musicians. A gift shop offers art, books and other items from local and Midwestern artists and authors.

Barns & Blooms by Cecelia Comito By: Cecelia Comito

Barns & Blooms by Cecelia Comito

By: Cecelia Comito

May 3, 2024 - June 24, 2024
Barns & Blooms is filled with colors of rural Iowa. This great state has much to offer in its beauty. The goal of each piece is to display the beauty of nature distinctly and uniquely with a vibrantly colored mixed media medium.

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Discover Our Spaces

Arts on Grand aims to create opportunities for the community to engage in the arts. Our facility is a beautiful and historic home to galleries, classes, musical performances, and more.

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Our creative studios are where the community comes to learn, create, and share. We host classes for all ages. Learn more about classes at Arts on Grand and how to get involved.

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