Free First Saturday: Plant Teachers
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Free First Saturday: Plant Teachers

Two children holding flags they made
Art-Making in the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, 2021. Photo: Carina Lofgren for Walker Art Center.

Resilience, ingenuity, interconnectedness—what else might we learn by paying closer attention to plants? Invite the aspiring green thumbs in your life and join us for Free First Saturday in the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden as we celebrate our plant teachers.

Free First Saturday also features free gallery admission on the first Saturday of every month. Gallery admission tickets are available on-site on the event day from the Main Lobby desk; quantities are limited. Free admission 10 am–5 pm; activities 10 am–3 pm.

The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden is wheelchair accessible. Some activities may take place on grass and gravel surfaces.

For visitors who need to plan accessible transportation to the Walker, please email or call 612-375-7564 to inquire about reserving timed admission.

To request accommodations for this program or for more information about accessibility, call 612-375-7564 or email

For more information about accessibility at the Walker, visit our Access page.

Free First Saturday is sponsored by

  • Ameriprise Financial

Family Programs are supported by the Manitou Fund, thanks to Rosemary and Kevin McNeely.