ART ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK

Free Thursdays
EVERY THURSDAY, THE WALKER IS OPEN UNTIL 9 PM AND ADMISSION IS FREE, BUT THAT'S NOT ALL.



FREE ASSOCIATE
: Rub elbows with the culturally curious. FREE THOUGHT: Take in an intriguing blend of films and speakers. FREE PRESS: Win the book-of-the-week. FREE ENTERPRISE: Coffee, wine, beer, and food will be available for purchase. Break free from routine. Every Thursday at the Walker.


APRIL 6, 2000
FREE RANGE: TOUR, 6 PM
FREEHAND: ALEXANDRE PÉRIGOT'S FANCLUBBING, 5-8 PM
Explore the proverbial "15 minutes of fame" in the art activity Fanclubbing, conceived by Let's Entertain artist Alexandre Périgot.

APRIL 13, 2000
FREE RANGE: TOUR, 6 PM
FREE SPEECH: GALLERY TALK WITH MARJORIE WELISH, "FROM ZONE TO INVENTORY," 6 PM
Welish, who has written for Art News, Flash Art, and other publications, will talk about the internal organization of artworks in the exhibition Art in Our Time: 1950 to the Present.
FREE FILM: JOAN MITCHELL, PORTRAIT OF AN ABSTRACT PAINTER, 7 PM
An elegant documentary blending interviews with this fascinating and complex woman and images of her art. Mitchell muses about her life and work in a way that is sophisticated yet accessible. 1992, U.S., 58 minutes.

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APRIL 20, 2000
FREE RANGE: TOUR, 6 PM
FREE FILM: A PORTRAIT OF HOU HSIAO-HSIEN, 7:30 PM
A stirring introduction to the career of Taiwan's preeminent filmmaker, the subject of the series Hou Hsiao-Hsien: Master of Mise-en-Scène.
FREE WARE: "EMERGING ARTISTS/EMERGENT MEDIUM.02" PREVIEW, 6 PM; DISCUSSION, 7 PM
Web artist Vivian Selbo presents the world premiere of her open_source project, multimedia artist Sue Kosmalski unveils new work created under the auspices of the Open Studio program, and Walker New Media Initiatives Director Steve Dietz will present a wrap-up of Art Entertainment Network, an online exhibition of 40 artists' Web-based work, part of the Walker exhibition Let's Entertain. Cohosted by the Walker Art Center and Intermedia Arts.

APRIL 27, 2000
FREE RANGE: TOUR, 6 PM
FREE FILM: DONALD JUDD'S MARFA TEXAS, 6:30 PM
A wealth of insight into the life and work of late American artist Donald Judd comes across in Chris Felver's short documentary, which is comprised of interviews with the artist juxtaposed with images of his beautifully austere sculptures and installations. 1998, U.S., 25 minutes.
FREE SPEECH: PUBLIC FORUM ON HOUS-[E,ES,ING] 6:30 PM
Students from the U of M College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture host this discussion on our preconceptions about houses and housing. This is one of a series of conversations that will lead toward an active design studio as part of this summer's exhibition, The Home Show.




FREE THURSDAYS ARE MADE POSSIBLE WITH GENEROUS SUPPORT FROM THE PEW CHARITABLE TRUSTS.