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Free First Saturday: Garden Party

August 7, 2021 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM CDT

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The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden is the place for summer fun! Dance to music from Alma Andina, hear a beautiful story about gardens by Mélina Mangal, make art inspired by the plants surrounding us, and learn about how we can take care of the environment. Then stop by the Youth Farm tent to learn about how to grow and harvest food as well as the work the youth are doing in farm sites across the Twin Cities.
Hillside Performances
Readings of Jayden’s Impossible Garden by Mélina Mangal will be at 10:30 am, 12 noon, and 1 pm. Performances by Alma Andina will be at 11 am, 12:30 pm, and 2 pm. Presentations are roughly 30 minutes and will be the same at each time.
Hillside Performance Schedule
10:30: Reading of Jayden’s Impossible Garden by Mélina Mangal
11:00: Performance by Alma Andina
12:00: Reading of Jayden’s Impossible Garden by Mélina Mangal
12:30: Performance by Alma Andina
1:30: Reading of Jayden’s Impossible Garden by Mélina Mangal
2:00: Performance by Alma Andina
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.
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 here.
On Free First Saturdays, due to the high number of children in attendance, we politely request visitors wear face masks inside the building to support the safety and comfort of families.


August 7, 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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