Walker Art Center

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Free First Saturday: Visual World

Part of Ordinary Pictures

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.

Look at the world through a camera lens and stock photos. Explore the exhibition Ordinary Pictures with photography activities, workshops, films, and gallery experiences.

Art-Making: Test Pattern

10 am–3 pm
Star Tribune Foundation Art Lab
Create a color chart that is both a photography tool and a work of art.

Art-Making: Autobiography

10 am–3 pm
Cargill Lounge
Make a self-portrait with the items you carry in your backpack, purse, or pocket. iPads will be available and your photos will be uploaded to the Walker’s Flickr page.

Activity: The Psychokinesis Test

11 am–3 pm
Walker Cinema
Local photographer Eric William Carroll will be documenting an experiment designed to test whether or not the human mind can affect the outcome of coin flips and dice rolls.

Gallery Activity: Spotlight Talks

11 am–2 pm
Target/Friedman Galleries
Get the scoop from Walker tour guides as they share anecdotes about the works on view in Ordinary Pictures.

Film: Mr. Hublot

10 am–5 pm
Walker Mediatheque
Quirky Mr. Hublot is scared of change and the outside world. But when a pet robot dog arrives, his quiet life is turned upside down! Academy Award winner for Best Animated Short Film in 2014. Directed by Laurent Witz and Alexandre Espigares, 2013, Luxembourg, 12 minutes.


Free First Saturday is sponsored by

Program support