Walker Art Center

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LARP: Live Action Role Playing

Free First Saturday

Part of Walker Open Field

Gallery admission is free for everyone on the first Saturday of each month. Families can enjoy live performances, films, gallery adventures, and hands-on art-making from 10 am–3 pm. Activities recommended for ages 6–12.

Come prepared for a crazy day of live action role playing (LARP). Part of a project produced by the Soap Factory, the Amazing Adventures of the Corporate Wizard in the Land of LARP takes the field for an epic battle among role players of all kinds. Your family is invited to create costumes, spell packets, and artifacts of all kinds. Who knows, you may decide to jump into game yourself!

Art-Making for the Entire Family: Player Character

10 am–3 pm
Open Field
Create a costume with masks, spell packets, swords and shields in preparation for a crazy day of live action role-playing (LARP) in which you imagine your own special role.

Artist Demonstrations: Guilds: Apprentice and Master

10 am–3 pm
Open Field
Local artists will demonstrate their expertise in crafting a variety of masks, shields, and swords.

Gallery Activity: Midnight Party

10 am–3 pm
Galleries 4, 5, 6
Head inside to pick up an activity sheet and explore themes such as dreams, fantasies, visions, and meditations while searching for artworks in the exhibition Midnight Party.

Gallery Tour

2 pm
Galleries 1, 2, 3
Guided Tour, ASL interpreted; all are welcome.

Performance: Enter the Realm

1pm
Open Field
Part of a project produced by The Soap Factory, the Amazing Adventures of the Corporate Wizard in the Land of LARP takes the field for an epic battle among role players of all kinds. Who knows, you may decide to jump into the game yourself!

Open Tool Shed

10 am–5 pm
Open Lounge
The Tool Shed is stocked with supplies for entertaining the kids (or the young at heart), chilling out with friends, sparking creativity, or simple, unadulterated relaxation. Find yourself a game to play, a portable radio, art making supplies, and more. Everything is free for checkout.

WAC Garden Packs

10 am–2 pm
Open Lounge
Choose your own garden adventure with a self-guided activity kit. Available for free check-out with a photo ID.

Funding

Free First Saturday is sponsored by

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