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Free First Saturday: Wall-to-Wall Walker

Explore a range of activities and art-making on Free First Saturday! Enjoy free gallery admission and family fun for all on the first Saturday of each month. Activities designed for kids ages 6 to 12 are offered from 10 am to 3 pm.

Artful journeys await you on this daylong adventure inspired by family favorites from the Walker collection.

Art Making: In Black and White, 10 am–3 pm

Star Tribune Foundation Art Lab
Combine realism and abstract painting styles to create an artwork of your own. Bring your imagination and dress for a mess.

Workshop: Junior Tour Guides, 11 am–2 pm

Garden Terrace Room
Children become junior tour guides, learning top-secret tips from art experts and reciting an oath. Newly initiated guides try out their new skills on a gallery tour sure to captivate family and friends.

Activity: On the Corner, 10 am–3 pm

Bazinet Garden Lobby
Help us celebrate our 75th anniversary as you walk back in time and learn about long-gone buildings from Walker history. Stop by the lobby desk to pick up this activity sheet designed by local artist Andy Sturdevant.

Film: The Triadic Ballet, 10 am–3 pm

Lecture Room
This film presents an unconventional dance performance featuring geometric costumes, colorful sets, and abstract choreography. Directed by Margarete Hasting, Germany, 1970, 30 minutes. Courtesy the Goethe-Institut Chicago.


Free First Saturday is sponsored by

Program support