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 Demonstration, 5–9 pm
John Beltman of the North House Folk Art School makes the snowy trek down from Grand Marais to share his decades of expertise about the crafting and history of snowshoes. Available all night in the Star Tribune Foundation Art Lab.
6:30 & 7:30 pm
A special bonus performance in conjunction with Antony Hamilton & Alisdair Macindoe: MEETING.
Join composer Alisdair Macindoe and local youths in the Cargill Lounge for a fun and fascinating performance utilizing instruments built from everyday objects. Participants studied instrument design and musical collaboration with Macindoe in preparation for this short, improvised recital.
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.
Don’t forget, you can also escape the cold in our galleries!