Gallery admission is free for everyone on the first Saturday of each month from 10 am to 6 pm, with a variety of family activities scheduled from 10 am to 3 pm.
Explore the exhibition Merce Cunningham: Common Time with art-making, workshops, films, and performances.
Art-Making: Staging, 10 am–3 pm
Star Tribune Foundation Art Lab
Discover the choreography of Merce Cunningham and his collaborators. Create a space for performances that incorporates time, space, and color.
Art-making: Pin it, 10 am–3 pm
Design a pin button with a selection of different materials, then play a game of chance by randomly trading your button with someone.
Film: Sing (Mindenki), 10 am–6 pm
Based on a true story, Sing follows an award-winning school choir. The new girl in class faces a tough choice of standing up against a corrupt system or fitting quietly into it. Winner of a 2017 Academy Award for best short film, Sing will be available in Bentson Mediatheque for the month of April. Directed by Kristóf Deák. 2016, Hungary, in Hungarian with English subtitles, 25 minutes.
Performance: Young Dance Company, 11 am and 1 pm
The Young Dance Company presents a collection of works exploring the choreography and dance of Merce Cunningham. Discover through performances ways that Cunningham embraced chance and collaboration in his work. Young Dance is an inclusive, artistic dance community based in South Minneapolis, offering modern dance technique, improvisation, and choreographic skills for any body.
Tour: Dance Speak Tour, 2 pm
Join a tour with members of the Twin Cities dance community, Berit Ahlgren and Megan Mayer, to experience movement-based approaches to the exhibition Merce Cunningham: Common Time.