- In 2000, the Preservation Alliance of
Minnesota presented the Anderson Center with the
2000 Preservation Award. The Center was
the only recipient to be recognized in all three
categories: restoration, rehabilitation, and renovation.
- Also, in 2000, the Center received the Annual Heritage Preservation Award of Merit by the Heritage Preservation Commission of Red Wing.
- The Center was again recognized in 2004 by the Red Wing Preservation Commission, this time for the restoration of the decorative walls in the historic residence, a project undertaken by restoration specialist Max Cora.
- In 2007, the Center received another award from the Red Wing Preservation Commission, this one for the restoration, renovation and rehabilitation of the historic 1922 granary, moved to the Center from the original Anderson family farmstead. The structure currently houses two spacious loft art studios, a printmaking studio and Red Dragonfly Press, press-in-residence of the Anderson Center.
The vintage granary arrives at the Center
The granary today houses two art studios, a printmaking studio, and Red Dragonfly Press