Three Artist Studios Now Available

The Anderson Center has recently completed a partial renovation of the historic Machine Shed at Tower View Estate, to create four new studios. Three of the studios are still available to rent. They are open-ceiling to allow passive lighting from clerestory windows, with 8-foot walls and lockable doors for privacy. All are heated and air conditioned. There is a shared bathroom and utility sink in a hallway adjacent to the studios. Two studios are 12' x 20' ($250/month rent with $30 monthly utility/wifi charge) and one studio is 12' x 24' ($375/month rent with $40 monthly utility/wifi charge). For additional information, please contact Joe at the Anderson Center at 651-388-2009 or

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About Us:

Named one of the top artistic destination points in the upper Mississippi River region by National Geographic Traveler Magazine, the Anderson Center has served the artistic community and the citizens of Minnesota through artistic leadership, program development, and support since 1995. A national registered landmark, the Anderson Center's mission is to uphold the unique wealth of the arts in the region; to develop, foster, and promote the creation of works by artists of all kinds; and to provide leadership and services that help to insure a strong, healthy arts community and a greater recognition of the value of the arts in society.

The Center does this by:

As a fully accredited member of the National Alliance of Artists' Communities and RES ARTIS: International Association of Residential Arts Centres, the Anderson Center serves creative people of all kinds - writers, poets, visual artists, sculptors, composers, dancers, archaeologists, anthropologists, scholars, and others. The interdisciplinary nature of the Center inspires creative dialogue among the disciplines and places the Center at the forefront of thoughtful exchange.

In addition to 20 on-site artist studios, the Center offers a black-and-white equipped dark room, an outdoor kiln, glass blowing studio, blacksmith shop, printmaking facilities, and a press-in-residence.

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