Come to the Walker to explore wild inventions--both real and imaginary--with your family. Enjoy electronic music, try your hand at composing a tune, watch films, make a new machine, and more. All activities are free and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
PERFORMANCE: SONIC CIRCUS
Composers Craig Harris and Stephen Goldstein will perform, then lead a music workshop for families. Part of Sonic Circuits VIII.
12 NOON-3 PM
Start the morning with an exciting musical performance led by composers Craig Harris and Stephen Goldstein. Then join a family music workshop and experiment with a computer, an electronic keyboard, and other techno-machines to invent new sounds.
12 NOON-4 PM
ART-MAKING FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY: MACHINE DREAMS
Calling all inventors! Join local artist Mary Rivard to create futuristic machines using a variety of artful and unusual recycled materials. Art Lab.
12 NOON AND 2 PM
FILMS: IT'S AUTOMATIC
Watch this action-packed assortment of short films that includes Magic Machine, a visual adventure about a kinetic sculptor and his art collection. Program length 35 minutes. Lecture Room.
FAMILY TOUR: HEAR ALL ABOUT IT
What does Sigmar Polke's Potato Machine do? Find out more about works of art that look like machines in the Walker's collection during a tour of Art in Our Time: 1950 to the Present in galleries 4, 5, and 6. Meet in the lobby.
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. IN-KIND SUPPORT FOR THIS MONTH'S ART-MAKING ACTIVITY PROVIDED BY AX-MAN.