Not everything is always what it seems. Explore the idea of reality vs. fiction inspired by the exhibition Lifelike with gallery activities and hands-on art-making.
Gallery admission is free for everyone on the first Saturday of each month from 10 am to 5 pm, with a variety of family activities scheduled from 10 am to 3 pm.
Film: Second Hand
U.S. Bank Orientation Lounge, 10 am–3 pm
Two neighbors with extremely different lifestyles discover through a series of mishaps ways to coexist in peace. Directed by Isaac King, 2011.
Art-Making Activity: Diamonds in the Rough
Star Tribune Foundation Art Lab, 10 am–3 pm
Explore carbon’s many forms in this transformative art-making activity led by artist Ruben Nusz. Organized in conjunction with the exhibition Lifelike, the project takes a look at the fictitious idea that diamonds come from coal.
Starting with a silicone mold, participants cast a wax object, then paint and decorate its surface to create a realistic lump of coal or a luxurious diamond.
Target and Friedman Galleries, 11 am–1:30 pm
Families experience the exhibition Lifelike through mini tours, scavenger hunts, and props.