Scribbles, doodles, and scrawls are all the rage at The Big Draw, the Walker Art Center’s Free First Saturday event from 10 am–5 pm Saturday, December 2. Featured events include the performance Final Legend of Friendly Planet by multimedia artists Ann Marie de Lathouder and Adrian Freeman, an interactive story inspired by popular games; screenings of short films from the Walker’s collection; a drawing adventure in the Eva Hesse Drawing exhibition led by artist and Walker tour guide Shannon Steven; art-making activities making experimental doodles and sketchbooks; and a story reading.
Activities are free and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Free First Saturdays are for Families!
The Big Draw
Saturday, December 2, 10 am–5 pm
Gallery Sketch: Eva Hesse Drawing, 10 am–2 pm
Join artist and Walker tour guide Shannon Steven on a drawing adventure in the exhibition Eva Hesse Drawing.
Art-Making for the Entire Family: Sightless Scribbles, 10 am–3 pm
Ever tried to draw something you can’t see? This workshop encourages kids to take an experimental approach to doodling.
Performance: Final Legend of Friendly Planet, 11 am and 1 pm
Multimedia artists Ann Marie de Lathouder and Adrian Freeman present an interactive story inspired by some of the great video and card games of our time.
Art-Making for the Entire Family: Sketchbook Adventures, 11 am–4 pm
Star Tribune Foundation Art Lab
Bind your own sketchbook and fill it with drawings inspired by your visit to the Walker.
Film: Big Screen Draw, 12 noon and 2 pm
Drawings come to life on the big screen in these animated short films from the Walker’s collection.
Story Reading: Follow the Lines, 2, 2:30, 3, and 3:30 pm
Listen to stories that curve, bend, and twist your imagination.