Spend Halloween at the Walker this year. Get inspired by art, show off your Halloween costume–finest across the Walker Cinema stage, and catch Jim Jarmusch’s vampire flick Only Lovers Left Alive at 7 pm.
Cocktails and Costumes
Groove to spooky jams from MAKR in the Main Lobby and prepare to show off your haunted look on Walker Cinema stage before the film screening at 7 pm. Need some inspiration? Check out Hyperallergic’s round-up of the best costumes inspired by the art world.
This evening will feature F. W. Murnau’s film Faust (1926), from the Walker’s Ruben/Bentson Moving Image Collection, playing on loop in the main lobby. In this classic of silent cinema, the demon Mephisto makes a bet with an archangel that a good man’s soul can be corrupted.
Haunted Garden Tour
6 and 7:30 pm
Dangerous Linda from American Ghost Walks takes you on a haunted walking tour of the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden at 6 pm and Susan Rotilie guides you through the Wurtele Upper Garden at 7:30 pm. Hear tales of haunted history, ghost stories, local folklore, and recent reports of paranormal activity in the garden, once the site of the Guthrie Theater.
These are outdoor walking tours, so please check the weather beforehand and dress accordingly. Tours will run approximately 45 minutes to an hour.
Stick around for Jim Jarmusch’s lush and critically acclaimed tale of love between two coolly-cultured vampires in the Walker Cinema.
Twin Cities–based Mark McGee (MAKR) is a key creative contributor to multiple musical projects, including Father You See Queen, RONiiA, and Marijuana Deathsquads, as well as his recent collaboration with Channy Leaneagh (Poliça), Mina Moore, and Alex Nutter (Boyz Noise) called Ringing Bell. MAKR, McGee’s solo project, is designed to explore music though repetition. McGee also wrote an original score for Lotte Reiniger’s silent film The Adventures of Prince Achmed as part of the Walker’s Music + Film series in August 2015.