Parents and caregivers with youngsters ages 3–5 have a fun way to find artistic inspiration with
Arty Pants: Your Tuesday Playdate
, the popular Walker Art Center program designed to nurture creativity and engage a child’s mind. Arty Pants programs, presented on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, feature art projects, films, gallery activities, and story readings. Meet other families for a treat at the Gallery 8 Café. The Arty Pants programs in May and June are presented from 11 am–1 pm Tuesdays, May 12 and 26, and June 9 and 23. Activities are free with gallery admission; Walker members and children ages 12 and under always receive free admission.
In May and June, imaginations will soar as you and your tot investigate the intersections between science and contemporary art. Enjoy films, stories, experiments in artmaking, and other activities that cross the boundaries between art and science.
Film: The Weatherman by Will Becher
U.S. Bank Orientation Lounge
Brian the weatherman loves his job. But one day a bird chews a cable on his trusty forecasting machine and the weather takes a turn for the worse. He finds himself in a frustrating battle against the elements.
Art-Making: Experiments in Making
Star Tribune Foundation Art Lab
Science and art fuse together to as you and your youngster mix materials to concoct your own creations.
Story Time: Fanciful Fiction
Enjoy tales of innovation and imagination.
Gallery Activity: Scavenger Hunt
Galleries 1, 2, and 3
Seek out works that blend the world of science and art.