The Walker’s annual celebration for students is inspired this year by the new exhibition Graphic Design: Now in Production and its showcase of designers-as-doers.
Art-Making: In-House Design
Cargill Lounge, 5–9 pm
Put in some time on the production line at a bookmaking workshop led by Crystal Quinn and Aaron Anderson (from the erstwhile artists’ cooperative Hardland/Heartland).
rt-Making: Case Study
Star Tribune Foundation Art Lab, 5–9 pm
Fold, cut, paste, and draw on materials to design your own cases for existing or future CD and cassette mixes.
Graphic Design Tours
WACTAC shares their favorite works and quirks of the exhibition Graphic Design: Now in Production.
Mixed Music Exchange
Gallery 8, 7:15 pm
Give and get new and undiscovered tunes at a music mix exchange by making and bringing 10 or more copies of your favorite playlist on CD or cassette.
erformance: Villa Rosa
Gallery 8, 7:30 pm
Holding forth in Gallery 8 are Latin firebrand MC/singer/actor/activist Maria Isa and Muja Messiah, a veteran of the Minneapolis hip-hop scene, who join forces as La Villa Rosa. The duo’s debut album, Blue Diamond Island, blends Latin sabor, reggae, and hip-hop in songs laced with Spanish lyricism, political satire, and outtakes from daily life.
Student Open House is presented by the Walker Art Center Teen Arts Council (WACTAC)—find us on Facebook.