Free First Saturday Stage & Screen: Groovy Adventures
Gallery admission is free for everyone on the first Saturday of each month from 10 am to 5 pm, with a variety of family activities scheduled from 10 am to 3 pm.
Cool off inside the Walker Cinema all summer as Free First Saturday presents exciting pairings of music and movies. Local bands are at 11 am and family films are at 1 pm, with interludes of art-making, gallery tours, and activities in between.
Music: Bunny Clogs, 11 am
The dance band Bunny Clogs has been described as “Shel-Silverstein-meets-the-Beatles.” Minneapolis singer/songwriter Adam Levy and his two daughters, Esther and Ava, sing about lima beans, potatoes, and road trips, while playing a musical style that combines funk, jazz, rock, and hip-hop.
Film: Birds of Passage, 1 pm
A girl receives a whimsical birthday gift that she shares with her friend. As the pair cares for the gift, they discover who they truly are and experience freedom for the first time. Directed by Olivier Ringer, 2015, Belgium/France, in French with English subtitles, 84 minutes.
Best enjoyed by ages 8+.
Film: Moom, 10 am–5 pm
In a mystical land where discarded objects hold onto the memories of their previous owners, Moom spends his days releasing those memories. This award-winning film is based on a children’s story from Japan. Directed by Daisuke Tsutsumi and Robert Kondo, 2016, Japan, 13 minutes.
Art-Making: Paper City, 10 am–3 pm
Star Tribune Foundation Art Lab
Join us as we kick off a monthlong project in which families and friends get together to design geometric structures. Contribute to an evolving, collaborative paper structure by folding and connecting polygon pieces designed by Noa Haim of Collective Paper Aesthetics.