Enjoy a day inspired by the mythical and superhuman sculptures in the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden at the Walker Art Center’s Free First Saturday event
, from 10 am–3 pm Saturday, September 5. Highlights of the day include a performance by local bodybuilders Laurey Heinrich, Michelle Soldo, and Ponce Saysomphou; art-making activities making action figures and outfits from recycled materials; and a photo activity which encourages kids to model their new identities. The Garden Grill by Wolfgang Puck will be open from 10 am–4 pm.
Activities are free and available on a first-come, first-served basis from 10 am–3 pm. Gallery admission is free from 10 am–5 pm on Free First Saturday.
Free First Saturdays are for Families!
Saturday, September 5, 10 am–3 pm, Free
Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
Art-making for the Entire Family: Super Suits, 10 am–3 pm
Create your own heroic fashions using tape and recycled materials.
Photo Booth: Picture Power, 10 am–3 pm
Strike a pose as photographer Sam Hoolihan takes your photograph in front of backdrops designed just for this event. Photos will be available on the Web after the event.
Art-making for the Entire Family: Action Figures, 10 am–3 pm
Tent by Spoonbridge and Cherry
Make your own miniature sidekick using color tape and paper with artist Mary Rivard.
Family Tour: WAC Garden Pack, 10 am–3 pm
This kit contains fun hands-on activities to engage you and your child’s imagination on a self-guided tour of the Garden.
Performance: Flexing Force, 11 am and 1 pm
Watch as local bodybuilders Laurey Heinrich, Michelle Soldo, and Ponce Saysomphou show off their muscles.