SUMMER FUN FOR FAMILES Special Event
FREE FIRST SATURDAY
WRITINGS ON THE WALL


SATURDAY,
DECEMBER 4, 1999,
11 AM-4 PM

FREE



This December, the Walker teams up with the organization S.A.S.E.: The Write Place for an artfully poetic day for families. Take part in a performance and an exhibition tour, enjoy a film, make your own poem-inspired art, and more. All activities are free and available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, call 612.375.7622 (TDD: 612.375.7585).

11 AM
INTERACTIVE PERFORMANCE: POETRY IN MOTION
Watch the galleries come alive as local poets Tammy Brown, Thien-bao Phi, Matthew John Conley, Sarah Fox, and Truthmaze collaborate in an interactive poetry performance showcasing original poems inspired by artworks in the galleries.

12 NOON-4 PM
ART-MAKING FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY: POETIC IMAGES
Poet Kelley Dunbar and visual artist Donna Bruni Cox help you get in tune with your senses in order to create original poetry and images for greeting cards.

12 NOON AND 2 PM
FILM PROGRAM: THE RED BALLOON
Using poetic imagery, this eloquent French film tells the story of a lonely boy who rescues a balloon and discovers true friendship. 34 minutes.

1 PM
FAMILY TOUR: POETRY ON THE MOVE
Five poets from S.A.S.E. combine poetry with visual art on this lively gallery tour.

2 PM
FAMILY TOUR: HEAR ALL ABOUT IT
Hear more about artwork in the exhibition Art in Our Time: 1950 to the Present.

For more information, call 612.375.7622 (TDD: 612.375.7585).


FREE FIRST SATURDAYS ARE MADE POSSIBLE BY COLDWELL BANKER BURNET.
SATURDAY FAMILY PROGRAMMING IS MADE POSSIBLE BY TARGET STORES, DAYTON'S, AND THE JAY AND ROSE PHILLIPS FAMILY FOUNDATION. THIS MONTH'S PROGRAMMING IS ALSO MADE POSSIBLE WITH SUPPORT FROM THE PEW CHARITABLE TRUSTS.