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Free First Saturday: Pictures of You

Join us for a day where you can be anyone you want to be. Inspired by the exhibition Cindy Sherman, activities let you discover the many different sides of yourself with performances, films, art-making, and tours.

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.

Art-Making: Walker Portrait Studio, 10 am–3 pm

Cargill Lounge
Put a spin on traditional portraiture with photographer Sam Hoolihan. Invent characters with costumes and accessories you design. Photos will be presented on a large screen during Free First Saturday and online after the event on the Walker’s Flickr page.

Art-Making: Mirror Images, 10 am–3 pm

Art Lab
Reflect on the intricacies of your facial features and see yourself in new ways through playing, drawing, and games. This transformative installation is hosted by artist Ilene Krug Mojsilov.

Workshop: Create a Character, 10:30 and 11:30 am; 12:30 pm

Garden Terrace Room
Using beloved characters from favorite films and books as inspiration, families reimagine their own identities and dress the part. Rummage through the “Box of Fun” to find props and costumes that suit your fancy in this theater workshop with the Children’s Theatre Company.

Dance Party, 10:30 am–2:30 pm

William and Nadine McGuire Theater
Kids and families take over the McGuire Theater for an all-day dance party. Come show off your moves as DJs spin a mix of popular favorites.

Film: Mina Moes, 10 am–1 pm

Lecture Room
Mina loves Minnie Mouse. She arrives at school in red polka dots and mouse ears, but her teacher and her mother want her to dress the same as the other children. Will Mina succeed to be who she wants to be? This film from the Netherlands is directed by Mirjam de With, 2011, 15 minutes.


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