Visitors will be able to take in activities that tempt the tummy at Pop-mart, the Walker Art Center’s Free First Saturday event from 10 am–5 pm Saturday, December 3. Featured events include a story reading of A Visit from St. Alphabe_t by author Dave Morice at 10 and 11 am, and 12 noon. Other events include an art-lab activity led by chefs Andrew Zimmern and Michelle Gayer Nicholson, short films about food, a live broadcast of FM 107’s food talk show _Chowhounds!, and family tours of the exhibition ANDY WARHOL/SUPERNOVA: Stars, Deaths, and Disasters, 1962–1964.
Activities are free and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Free First Saturdays are for Families!
Saturday, December 3, 10 am–5 pm
Story Reading: A Visit from St. Alphabet by Dave Morice
10 and 11 am, 12 noon, Cinema
St. Alphabet and his miniature A and eight tiny _B_s make a guest appearance at Free First Saturday. Listen to this charming rhyme read by the author.
Art-Making for the Whole Family: Play with Your Food!
11 am–4 pm, Star Tribune Foundation Art Lab
Join chefs Andrew Zimmern and Michelle Gayer Nicholson in the Star Tribune Foundation Art Lab, where they will show families how to prepare some easy and tasty treats together at home.
Family Gallery Tour: Pop Stars
12 noon and 2 pm, Meet in the Bazinet Garden Lobby
Discover works of art inspired by pop culture in the Walker’s collection and in the exhibition ANDY WARHOL/SUPERNOVA: Stars, Deaths, and Disasters, 1962–1964.
Film: Food Flicks
1 and 1:45 pm, Cinema
Check out a series of film shorts sure to tempt your tummy, including Concert for a Carrot Pie. Sponsored by Piper Jaffray Companies.
1–3 pm, Lecture Room
Listen to a live broadcast of FM 107’s food talk show Chowhounds! from the Walker’s Lecture Room. Host Andrew Zimmern chats with kids about the joys of food and art.