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Free First Saturday: Explore!

October 2, 2021 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM CDT

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Stop by the Walker to explore the galleries with a scavenger hunt, create a giant collaborative artwork, watch some fun, family friendly short films, and grab an art kit to make art inspired by artwork at the Walker or in the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.

Art Kits:
Get creative with projects inspired by artworks from the Walker and Minneapolis Sculpture Garden! Each kit will contain instructions and all the materials you need to create your own artwork. For ages 5 and up, young children will need some help from an adult. Quantities are limited. Art kits will be available for pickup in the Walker’s Main Lobby. Entry to the galleries is not required to pick up an art kit.

Film Screenings:
Stop by the Walker Cinema to watch two kid friendly short films! Each screening of the two films is 16 minutes, capacity is limited. This is a relaxed screening. Recommended for ages 3 and up.

If you’ve ever been the youngest of the group, you’ll sympathize with the little tadpole who always falls a tad behind in the charming KUAP. (Nils Hedinger, 2018, Switzerland, animated, 7 min.)

Mogu & Perol
Two friends bond over a shared love of food. (Tsuneo Goda, 2019, Japan, animated, 9 minutes)

Screenings will start at 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:15 pm, and 2:15 pm.

Free Gallery Admission:
Free First Saturdays also feature free gallery admission on the first Saturday of every month. Gallery admission tickets must be reserved separately, please click hereOpens in a new tab..

On Free First Saturdays the Walker Art Center requires visitors over the age of 2 to wear face masks inside the building to support the safety and comfort of families and attendees. They ask that you continue to maintain a minimum distance of 6 feet away from people not in your household group.


October 2, 2021
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM CDT
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Walker Art Center
(612) 375-7600
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Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
726 Vineland Place
Minneapolis, MN 55403 United States
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(612) 375-7656
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