Find it at Open Field: Dan Newton, accordionist
What will you discover at Open Field? We’ll be diving into actively sharing the line-up of summer events ahead. Saturday marks the official start of Open Field season with Northern Spark at the Walker. On the field you’ll find glow games, Drawing NIGHTclub and Dan Newton playing accordion. Introducing: Dan Newton, aka “Daddy Squeeze” Dan […] What will you discover at Open Field? We’ll be diving into…
Rock the Garden 8-Ball: Jeremy Messersmith
The Green Room
Singer-songwriter Jeremy Messersmith once told The Current that as he kid, he dreamed of growing up to be a biochemist, of creating vaccines and curing diseases. All grown up, that’s not exactly where he finds himself, but his music, including this year’s Heart Murmurs, may still provide a remedy to those titular afflictions of the heart. […] Singer-songwriter Jeremy Messersmith once told The Current that…
Projecting the City
What can a city be? This year’s Northern Spark festival activates downtown Minneapolis, the riverfront, and the greenway around the theme “Projecting the City.” Dozens of artists will fill the night with performances, interactive art, and playful interventions that imagine new futures for the city or celebrate the best of what we’ve got. Here are some of the projects we’re most excited to see.
Art News from Elsewhere
Taking photography to new heights, the Cincinatti Art Museum is presenting work by contemporary photographers on 36 billboards high above city streets for a year. First on the rotating 18-artist roster: Dawould Bey and Hannah Whittaker, on view through July 14.
U.S. Bank: A Win-Win Partnership on the Links
Returning for a summer of big fun, Walker on the Green: Artist-Designed Mini Golf in the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden features two new courses with several favorites from last year and some brand new hazards. As part of its mini-golf sponsorship, U.S. Bank offers its credit-card holders $4.50 off an 18-hole round, and customers approved for any new credit cards at U.S. Bank branches this summer can…
Robert Spikings and Jeffery Perkey Have Been Walker Members Since 2011
Why is the Walker important to you? We are in awe of the great variety. We love the films we can’t see elsewhere, innovative exhibitions, and unique performances, all of which are enhanced by our membership—Contributing member events with artists, gallery previews/tours, opening luncheons, A Think & A Drink, and Film Society. Often the art we experience at the Walker gives us a break; at other times, it…
Art News from Elsewhere
On Sugar Hill
What happens when affordable housing and the strict aesthetics of architect David Adjaye collide? The Sugar Hill Complex. Inspired by Harlem’s neo-Gothic buildings, Adjaye creates a formidable edifice that, surprisingly, allows a lot of indoor light.
A Tree in the Forest
There’s been a culinary revolution in farm-to-table, artisanal fare around here. Why not start one for homegrown live music, too?