Come and celebrate Winter at the Walker with myriad activities both indoors and out! Trek out into the cold or thaw out inside with a warm drink. The Main Lobby transforms into a hygge haven in our Walker Warming House with art-making, music, and more.
Little Box Sauna, 5–9 pm
Not into the cold? Sweat it out in the portable Little Box Sauna, hosted by Andrea Johnson. Check it out for free on Thursdays in February and meet the architect. Book a proper sauna experience on weekends (Fridays–Sundays) through March 4 at littleboxsauna.com (fee applies). Click here for more information.
Art-Making: Fiber Arts, 5–9 pm
Cozy up with mixed-media fiber art in a drop-in workshop by local artist Mandi Smethells. Available all night in the main lobby.
Music from DJ Frank Lyon, 5–9 pm
Relax and vibe out to tunes spun on vinyl by DJ Frank Lyon.
Moonlight Snowshoe Tours, 6 & 7:30 pm
Bundle up in your winter best and join us for moonlight snowshoe tours of the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. Meet your guide in the Main Lobby, then venture out to see the snow-covered sculptures. Snowshoes are available free of charge, courtesy the University of Minnesota Center for Outdoor Adventure.
Winter Stories, 7 pm
Hailing from Leech Lake Reservation, Gerald White shares winter stories about growing up in the woods, playing hockey and tag, trapping, hunting, and sledding on toboggans and car hoods.
Don’t forget, you can also escape the cold in our galleries!