The Jaques Art Center

A nonprofit organization

40 donors

The mission of the Jaques Art Center is to present exhibits, workshops, and programming in the arts for people of all ages

 We fulfill our mission by:

  • Providing hands-on art classes and educational programs for all ages.
  • Presenting up to seven exhbitis each year in our beautiful Carnegie Gallery (Admission is always free)
  • Developing Kaleidoscope, a monthly art experience just for kids.
  • Welcoming over 48,000 visitors since our doors opened in 1996.
  • Making our home in an historic century-old Carnegie Library.
  • Sharing Minnesota's 2nd largest collection of art created by Francis Lee Jaques, noted artist-naturalist (1887-1969)
  • Offering the public the opportunity to purchase original artworks and crafts in our Gallery Gifts Shop.
  • Supporting regional artists by giving them a place to show and sell their works.
  • Understanding that the world would be an empty canvas without the arts!

Organization Data


Organization name

The Jaques Art Center

Tax id (EIN)



Arts & Culture


121 2ND ST NW
AITKIN, MN 56431


(218) 927-2363