Free First Saturday: Cabin Fever
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Free First Saturday: Cabin Fever

Free First Saturday: Cabin Fever
Judith Shea, Without Words, 1988

Shake those winter wriggles away! Tour the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden on snowshoes, flaunt your kookiest and funkiest winter outfit in our Postcards from Home photo shoot, or warm up in the Little Box Sauna. Plus, donate any gently used coats and winter wear to the Arc Minnesota, onsite throughout the day.

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.

Art Activity: Postcards from Home
10 am–3 pm

Why go on a tropical vacation when you can stay in Minnesota for the winter? Wear your goofiest cold-weather fashion for a one-of-a-kind portrait by photographer Galen Fletcher.

Art Activity: Winterproof

Some animals fly south for the winter. Others tough it out. How do they do it?! Create an imaginary animal that could outlast our long winters using clay and found materials.

Tours: Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
10:30 am–1:30 pm
Meet in Main Lobby

See the Garden like never before: on snowshoes! Snowshoes will be available for kids and adults courtesy of the University of Minnesota Center for Outdoor Adventure.

Experience: Little Box Sauna at the Walker
10 am–3 pm

Not into the cold? Sweat it out in the portable Little Box Sauna, designed by Andrea Johnson and Molly Reichert. The portable sauna will be free during the day; the heat will be lowered to a temperature appropriate for kids and adults alike. Find out more about the project and other times you can visit here.

In keeping with the wintry spirit, donate gently used coats or winter clothing to the Arc Minnesota’s Value Villages. The Arc Minnesota is a nonprofit that aims to make life better for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

*Note: Because of Super Bowl Weekend, February Free First Saturday will be moved to February 10, the second Saturday of the month.

Free First Saturday is sponsored by

  • Ameriprise Financial

Program Support