Recognizing Ely’s rich heritage and enhancing life through art



Photo by Paul Weimer

Kids Art Camp

Kids Art Camp – June 7 – 9 

Art Camp for Teens – June 14-16                   

Miners Dry




Photo by János Mc

Formerly Ely Greenstone Public Art

Ely Arts and Heritage Center, formerly known as Ely Greenstone Public Art, is a nonprofit arts and heritage organization in the Ely, Minnesota, area, whose goal is the enhancement of life through art and to recognize the rich heritage of the area.

Ely Arts and Heritage Center manages the historic Pioneer mine buildings for the city of Ely.

Support Our Mission

Miners Memorial

A memorial honoring the miners who lost their lives in Ely’s local mines is looking for your support. More information here.

Mine Tours

The Shaft House at 401 North Pioneer Road (across from Grand Ely Lodge) is open for tours in the summer. More information.


The Miners’ Dry building is a wonderful venue. View our calendar of events: Art Shows, Kids Camps, and other events.

Become a Teacher

If you are interested in teaching an art class or volunteering for any of our classes or events, please contact us.

Drop Us a Line

Whether you’re looking for information on events, wanting to contribute time and/or money, have suggestions, or any other reason to contact us, send us an email.