Free Thursday Nights | Walker Art Center
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Three adults look at paintings in an exhibition of the work of David Hockney.

Get inspired. Get in free.
Gallery admission is free from 5 to 9 pm every Thursday night.

Thursday Nights are free for everyone! Every week, the Walker invites you to visit the galleries, participate in special programming, and enjoy the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden at no cost.

The Walker‘s Library also opens its doors 5–9 pm on Thursdays for the public to explore the book collection and archives—just follow signs from the Main Lobby through the Art Lab.

Public tours start in the Main Lobby and are free on Thursday evenings. Please gather five minutes before 6 pm.

Walker programming and other free events are subject to change and may require registration. Please check specific event pages for details.

For information about accessibility or to request additional accommodations, call 612-375-7564 or email For more information about accessibility at the Walker, visit our Access page.

You can also enjoy a variety of free programs online: exhibition tours, art-making workshops with local artists, and more. Check back regularly for updates.