Explore a range of activities and art-making on Free First Saturday! Enjoy free gallery admission and family fun for all on the first Saturday of each month. Activities designed for kids ages 6 to 12 are offered from 10 am to 3 pm.
In February, come and make art that mixes your imagination and the history of the Walker’s collections. Presented in conjunction with the Winter Walkerland celebration.
Art Activity: Past, Present and Future, 10 am–4 pm
Star Tribune Foundation Art Lab
Find inspiration in art from across the ages and create a masterpiece for future generations.
Art Activity: Topsy-Turvy Type, 10 am–4 pm
Garden Terrace Room
Take a fresh look at familiar forms! Play with words and letters to design a 3-D sculptures with foam and wire.
Activity: Hot Line, 11 am–2 pm
What makes an artist? What makes good art “good”? Who decides what goes into a collection? These questions and more can be answered by a phone bank that connects you to informed people of the art world. Now is your chance—pick up the phone and ask away!
Film: The Auction, 10 am–3 pm
In this semi-autobiographical tale, a young girl longs for two things: to make her mother happy and get what she desires the most. Directed by Gloria Kim, 2010, Canada, 18 minutes.