The Art Cellar is operated by the college as a convenient and affordable source of books and materials primarily for MCAD students but also open to the public. It is a non-profit store with discounted prices and all profits going to fund MCAD student scholarships. Some products include: oil paint, mediums, brushes, canvas, acrylic paint, inks, tempera, watercolors, pencils, charcoal, fine papers, sketchbooks, mat board, and light office supplies.
- Best Art Supply Store, 2015, City Pages
- Best Art Supply Store, 2010, City Pages.
- Best Art Supply Store, 2009, Mpls/St. Paul magazine.
- Best Art Supply Store, 2005, City Pages.