A hot end to summer brought Minneapolis a colorful crowd from all over the globe! India, England, Boston, Chicago, Washington, Atlanta, and Mexico were represented in celebration of the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden‘s 25th anniversary and the closing of Fritz Haeg‘s Foraging Circle project. The day was sprinkled with mini-golf, picnics, and DIY floral head wreaths as visitors ages zero to 100 explored the greenest garden this side of the river.
Larry Long dons an expertly crafted and appropriate floral ensemble strolling through a very hot and blooming greenhouse.
Little St. Paul resident Nica Kolar soaked up the sun, twirling about in a very chic Ralph Lauren polo dress.
“We’re from India and, contrary to international opinion, we love America.”
“You look very dapper.”
“Thanks! It’s all about the kicks.”
Carol from New Jersey scoped out the entire grounds, indulging in the weather and treats.
Bostonians Maggie, Cecelia, and Sammy brought their grandma out to see what the hype was all about, sporting a freshly picked array of flowers from the garden.
Bloomington baby Claire Rickert hopped around in a fury of giggles. I’m surprised I managed to snag a pic!
Atlanta natives Emily and Calvin ventured into new territory with local tour guide Elvira.
Walker member Jane Olson perches artfully, noting, “I have a very Minnesota generic name. You won’t remember it.” I remembered!
Some very hippie-chic moms, Alexandra and Kelly, ventured into the sunshine, trotting through the garden with their little buds, Bellen, Zachary, and Madeline.
Washington resident Travis and Georgia native Katie explore the Walker’s artist-designed mini golf course and its playground of artistic indulgences.
Locals Chris and Kristin take in the cherry on top of it all.
Minneapolitans Isaiah, Kara, Alisha, and Elijah were all laughs and smiles wandering through the sculpture jungle.
“Viva la Mexico!”
Illinois natives Brittany and Stephen take in the green Minneapolis scene!
The art of Leisure: 1 picnic, 3 dolls; Adrianna, Becky, and Eloise.
Swingin’ fam: tots bask in the sun. J. Crew kids catalogue, anyone?
Minneapolis native Jocelyn treats her Cincinnati visiting father to a day of leisurely walks on an, albeit scorching hot, beautiful day.
St. Paul residents Lathan, Evan, Isaac, Maggie, and Bryan soak in a round of mini-golf.
Mary Jo and Bob keep it shady, taking a break from the fiery energy that filled the air.
Kristina, Mary Anne, and Jeff show us how Chicago does mini-golf.
Locals Lauren and Danny soak up the shade and lovin’ summer vibes!
Camille and Margaux explore the terrain with their mother Katherine in a very Parisian fashion.
Local mini-golfer Amanda takes a swing in a seriously sequined lucky cap.
Alennah Westlund and Emily Swanberg flaunt perfect summer garb in green and blue garden attire.
The British are coming! Dads Jim and Eric take their boys for a stroll through the garden to scope out the buzz across the pond.