ON THE FIRST SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH, THE WALKER ART CENTER PRESENTS FREE FAMILY PROGRAMMING. ALL ACTIVITIES ARE FREE AND AVAILABLE ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL 612.375.7622.
Kick-start Women's History Month with artful films and videos made by Minnesota girls. Then experience a world-premiere dance performance, learn about paintings created by women artists from around the globe, and make your own flickering flip book. All activities are free and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
PROGRAM I, 11 AM; PROGRAM II, 2 PM
FILM/VIDEO PROGRAM: GIRLS IN THE DIRECTOR'S CHAIR
Part of the annual Women with Vision festival, Girls in the Director's Chair showcases videos that reflect the ideas and viewpoints of young women ages 11-19. Many of the directors will be present to introduce their works. Auditorium.
11:30 AM, 1 AND 2:30 PM
DANCE PERFORMANCE: BILL T. JONES' THE TABLE PROJECT
Experience The Table Project, dancer-choreographer Bill T. Jones' new work commissioned by the Walker and created for Free First Saturday. Set to Schubert's sweeping Notturno played live on violin, cello, and piano, the piece features 24 local "nonperformers" from four distinct age groups who dance on and around a large wooden table in the Walker lobby.
12 NOON-4 PM
ART-MAKING FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY: MOVING PICTURES
Did you know that the human brain can only hold an image for a split second? Discover the mechanics of film and vision while you make a flip book filled with moving pictures. Led by local artist Alexa Horochowski. Art Lab.
FAMILY GALLERY TOUR: HEAR ALL ABOUT IT
Take a look at unlikely artworks and painterly patterns by artists from around the world in the exhibition Painting at the Edge of the World. Meet in the lobby.
Mark your calendar: Free First Saturday is held on the first Saturday of every month! April's program includes a performance by Zorongo Flamenco Dance Theater.
FREE FIRST SATURDAYS ARE MADE POSSIBLE BY COLDWELL BANKER BURNET.
SATURDAY FAMILY PROGRAMMING IS MADE POSSIBLE BY TARGET STORES AND THE JAY AND ROSE PHILLIPS FAMILY FOUNDATION.