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Press Releases Special Offers for Active Duty Military Personnel and their Families this Summer at the Walker Art Center

Free Mini Golf on Memorial Day and Free Gallery Admission All Summer Long


Minneapolis, May 21 2013–The Walker Art Center will again participate in Blue Star Museums offering free gallery admission to active duty military personnel and their families over the summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 1,800 museums in all 50 states. The program runs from Memorial Day, May 27 through Labor Day, September 2. Exhibitions on view this summer include: Abraham Cruzvillegas: The Autoconstrucción Suites, Painter Painter, Fritz Haeg: Domestic Integrities (opening August 8), Midnight Party, The Museum of Non Participation: The New Deal, and The Living Years: Art After 1989. Year-round the Walker offers half-priced gallery admission for active duty military personnel and their families, and admission for children under 18 is always free.

Gallery Hours
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 11am-5pm
Thursday 11am-9pm
Closed Mondays

Passes for Walker on the Green: Artist-Designed Mini Golf will be offered free to active duty military personnel and their families on Memorial Day, May 27, redeemable that day. Co-presented with mnartists.org to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, the two eight-hole courses were created based on winning proposals from architects, artists, engineers and more, selected in January from an open call. Two more holes are designed and produced by students from a public sculpture class at the University of Minnesota, led by artist Chris Larson. Walker on the Green also features the Dog House serving all-beef hot dogs, beverages, and frozen treats.

Walker on the Green Hours
Thursday-Saturday, 10am-10pm
Sunday-Wednesday, 10am-8pm

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis