Stories and surprises unfold in a day filled with books! Visit the exhibition Text/Messages: Books by Artists to see the unexpected ways artists approach bookmaking.
Art-Making for the Entire Family: Cut, Fold, Pop!
Art Lab, 10 am – 3 pm
Learn the accordion-fold and pop-up techniques from the experts at the Minnesota Center for Book Arts and design your own artist’s book.
Film: Woven Tales
U.S. Bank Orientation Lounge, 10 am – 3 pm
Handicrafts are showcased in the film, Maggie and Mildred, animated in intricate cross-stitched needlework. 2008, U.S., 4 minutes
Film: 3D Sun
Lecture Room, 10 am – 3 pm
In this cutting-edge sensory experience, scientists unveil high-definition, three-dimensional pictures of the sun taken from a 2006 NASA space exploration. 2007, 3-D video, 20 minutes
Gallery Activity: Find a Book
Medtronic Gallery, 10 am – 3 pm
Search for a variety of books in the exhibition Text/Messages: Books by Artists using this seek and find activity sheet.
Story Time: Tantalizing Texts
Medtronic Gallery, 10:30 am
Listen to stories related to the artist books in Text/Messages: Books by Artists.
Performance: Beverly Cottman
Cinema, 11 am and 1 pm
Join Beverly Cottman who brings the oral tradition of storytelling to life with tales inspired by artworks in the permanent collection.
Show and Tell with Book Artist, Jody Williams
Medtronic Gallery, 12 noon
A miniature world of hand-made books and boxes unfurl as artist, Jody Williams shares her tiny treasures with families.