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.
This month, be part of a South American musical extravaganza, discover Minimal Art, watch animated films, and make art together during Free First Saturday. Explore work by contemporary artists in the museum and the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.
MUSICAL PERFORMANCE: ESSENTIAL SOUNDS
Join Nicolas Carter and Renato Lombardi in their spectacular Postcards of South America. Festive puppets, beautiful slides, and dazzling dancing are all part of this more-than-modern, multimedia performance featuring music from Argentina, Paraguay, and Brazil. You may be invited to jump up on stage! Auditorium.
12 NOON-4 PM
ART-MAKING FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY: MAXIMIZE THE MINIMUM
Imagine what could be inside one of Donald Judd's Minimalist sculptures, then create your own boxy artwork with a secret interior. Led by artist Susan Armington. Art Lab.
12 NOON AND 2 PM
ON THE BIG SCREEN: LIVE ACTION
Get involved in this cinematic showcase of shorts by Norman McLaren that includes A Chairy Tale and Pas de Deux--temperamental furniture and modern imagery in motion. 45 minutes. Auditorium.
FAMILY TOUR: HEAR ALL ABOUT IT
Find out more about works of art in the exhibition The Essential Donald Judd. 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.