Fun for the entire family is in store at Totally MODular, the Walker Art Center’s Free First Saturday event from 10 am–5 pm Saturday, February 4. Featured events include a performance by local musician Douglas Ewart; an art lab activity to construct a home with moving parts; a reading of Anastasia Sue’s book Raise the Roof!; film screenings; and family tours of the galleries.
Activities are free and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Free First Saturdays are for Families!
Saturday, February 4, 10 am–5 pm
Performance: Douglas Ewart and Friends
Minneapolis-based musician Douglas Ewart teams up with a poet, a dancer, and a percussionist to delight families with far-out rhythms during a live show in the William and Nadine McGuire Theater.
Art-Making for the Entire Family: Mobile Homes
11 am–4 pm
Take your home on the road in this workshop in the Star Tribune Foundation Art Lab, where you’ll build a house with moving parts.
Family Gallery Tour: Architecture Scavenger Hunt
12 noon and 2 pm
Tour the exhibition Some Assembly Required: Contemporary Prefabricated Houses and the new Walker to seek and find fun building facts. Meet in the Bazinet Garden Lobby.
On the Big Screen: Urban Adventures
1 and 3 pm
Tales of the city come to life in several short films.
WAC-ky Tales: Raise the Roof! by Anastasia Sue
1:30, 2:30, and 3:30 pm
It’s easy to build a house if you have a dog that helps lay tile, saw wood, and pour concrete! Listen to the story of one family that creates a new home through teamwork and cooperation.
More Free Events in February:
Youth Film Showcase
Saturday, February 11, 3 pm FREE
Join us for an afternoon of films from some of the Twin Cities newest up-and-coming filmmakers under age 18. This program is presented by the Twin Cities Youth Media Network, a collective of organizations that promote and support youth filmmaking. For more information, call 612.375.7683 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Films are appropriate for high school students.