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Free First Saturday: Flower Power

Part of Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia

Join us for a day focusing on the countercultural movement of the 1960s and ’70s as you explore the exhibition Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia.

Enjoy free gallery admission and family fun on the first Saturday of each month. On Free First Saturday, Walker gallery admission is free for all from 10 am to 5 pm, with a variety of family activities designed for ages 5 through 12 offered from 10 am to 3 pm.

Art-Making: Road Trip, 10 am–3 pm

Star Tribune Foundation Art Lab
Document a journey from start to finish and all the stops along the way.

Performance by the Young Dance Company: Dancing Utopia, 11 am and 1 pm

Walker Cinema
The Young Dance Company presents a collection of works exploring the power of word play, utopia, and psychedelia. Be prepared to dance along!

Activity: Home Sweet Dome, 10 am–3 pm

Cargill Lounge
Design, build, and decorate furniture, everyday objects, and more using cardboard. Then help create a living space inside a dome designed by Julian McFaul of Adventures in Cardboard.

Film: Blankfillers, 10 am–5 pm

U.S. Bank Orientation Lounge
Thoughts about existence and the meaning of life are explained by the interactions of strangers. Directed by Celeste Lai and Peyton Skyler, Taiwan/USA, 2014, 4 minutes.


Free First Saturday is sponsored by

Program support