This month the Target Gallery comes to life with the exhibition OPEN-ENDED (the art of engagement), featuring work created in recent years by Walker artists-in-residence. In a series of unquestionably cool interactive programs, kids and families ponder some big questions raised by these projects.
Performance: Kids Rock the Mic
11 am and 1 pm
Join spoken-word artists from Teens Rock the Mic, a program of the Juno Collective Leadership and Literacy in and through the arts, who will show kids how to stand up and express themselves in this open-mic session in the Target Gallery.
Art-Making for the Entire Family: All About Me!
11 am–4 pm, Star Tribune Foundation Art Lab
Use a variety of materials to construct a time capsule that offers a key to the questions: Who was I yesterday? Who am I today? Who will I be in the future?
Family Gallery Adventure: Story Forms
12 noon and 2 pm, Meet in the Cargill Lounge
Step up and tell us your story! During a tour of OPEN-ENDED, families perform on a stage created by artist-in-residence Rirkrit Tiravanija.
On the Big Screen: Globetrotters
1 and 3 pm, Cinema
Travel to parts unknown without leaving your comfy chair as you enjoy A Song for Daniel by Jason DaSilva (U.S., Canada, and Iraq); Kylie Goldstein, All American by Eva Saks (U.S.); and Life by Ariel Zylbersztejn (Mexico). Sponsored by Piper Jaffray Companies.
WAC-ky Tales: The Three Questions by John J. Muth
12:30, 1:30, 2:30, and 3:30 pm, Lecture Room
In his quest to be a good person, Nikolai seeks answers to three big questions. Unsatisfied by the explanations his animal friends offer, the boy finds happiness after doing good deeds for a panda and her baby.