The Maple Grove Arts Center is a 501c3 nonprofit arts center. Our mission is: To provide fine art, musical and theatrical exploration and appreciation opportunities. The arts center’s vision: To become highly visible, vibrant, financially stable organization, offering quality art, education and art appreciation with extensive community participation, outreach and patron involvement.
The Maple Grove Arts Center (MGAC) includes several fine arts galleries, space for creating art, theater, writing and music classes. Art classes include emerging, novice and established artists. The center features 9-12 art shows per year. MGAC features professionals that visit providing classes and performance, such as Comedians and Comedy Writers: Leo Benvenuti, Scott Hansen, and Roger Nygard. Photographers, Diana Pierce and Scott Bemman. Pulitzer Prize Winner, Steve Sack.
MGAC features a variety of artists and creative activities, such as children's theater, music, writers, comedy and radio broadcasting.
MGAC outreach includes the Arbor Lakes Art Fair held in July, Business of Art (art shown in area businesses), and the District 279 Student Art Show held at the Maple Grove Government Center.
MGAC presents the Jacob Beneke Arts Scholarship every year to a graduation senior that will study art in college.