Visit the exhibition Eero Saarinen: Shaping the Future to discover how teamwork and design innovation go hand in hand for this visionary architect.
Art-Making for the Entire Family: Sit on It!
10 am – 3 pm, Star Tribune Foundation Art Lab
Get into the design process as you create your own chair loosely inspired by an animal, plant, or insect.
Art-Making for the Entire Family: Building Challenge
10 am – 3 pm, Cargill Lounge
Ready, set, build! Using only cardboard scraps, tape, and markers what kind of structure will you create?
Story Time: Iggy Peck Architect by Andrea Beaty
10:30 am, Lecture Room
Young master builder Iggy Peck is able to construct the Great Sphinx from sand and the St. Louis Arch from pancakes and coconut pie, so how long will it take for his teacher, Miss Lila Greer, to appreciate his talents?
Performance: Sharing the Gift
11 am and 1 pm, Cinema
Father and son duo Larry and Jessup Yazzie of the Meskwaki/Dine and Lakota nations perform the fast and colorful Fancy Dance.
Film: Tops by Charles and Ray Eames
12 noon and 2 pm, Cinema
Charles and Ray Eames, Saarinen’s friends and fellow designers, capture the dizzying world of spinning tops in this short classic film.
Gallery Crawl: Eero Saarinen: Shaping the Future
12:15 and 1:45 pm, Target Gallery
Discover how teamwork and design innovation go hand in hand for this visionary architect, on a guided family tour of Eero Saarinen’s furniture, corporate campuses, churches, and more!