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We Stand with Our Community

With the Twin Cities and people around the world, we grieve the murder of George Floyd and all victims of police brutality. We condemn racism, intersectional discrimination, fear-mongering, and acts of violence against all communities of color. Black lives matter.

The Walker Art Center has a role in the creative and cultural life of this community and, as such, must foster transparency, free speech, and criticality. In addition to demanding justice, we are committed to racial equity, internally and externally, and will continue to foreground the voices of Black artists and historically marginalized artists who light the way to a more just society.

FROM THE COLLECTION

This selection of works is presented with hope and in solidarity with Black artists, creatives, educators, students—as well as those working for change and equity—in our community and across the country.

On Race and Resistance

From the Walker Reader, a selection of readings and videos on the intersection of art, race, and social change.

SPACE FOR RESPITE AND REFLECTION

Now open, the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden offers dozens of artworks that prompt contemplation or offer solace during challenging times.

Dive Deeper

Learn more about the art and ideas of the Walker Art Center.