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 11 and 25, and June 8 and 22. Activities are free with gallery admission; Walker members and children ages 12 and under always receive free admission.
During the May and June programs, guests can embrace the ’60s era through classic stories, silhouette animation, and gallery adventures in the exhibition 1964. Join art-making activities inspired by artists George Segal, Louise Nevelson, Claus Oldenburg, and Andy Warhol. Dress for a mess!
ARTY PANTS: YOUR TUESDAY PLAYDATE
May 11 and 25; June 8 and 22, 11 am–1 pm
Star Tribune Foundation Art Lab
Get involved in an art-making activity influenced by a different artist at each event.
May 11: Andy Warhol: Pop Prints
May 25: Claus Oldenburg: Soft Sculptures
June 8: Louise Nevelson: A Strange Assortment
June 22: George Segal: Wrap It!
Film: Duo Concertantes by Larry Jordan
U.S. Bank Orientation Lounge
Experience an animation montage with engravings in this award winning short film from 1964.
Story Time: Too Much Noise by Ann McGovern
Peter thought his house was too noisy until he took the advice from the village wise man in this classic tale.
Gallery Activity: Exploring the Everyday
Join a tour guide for a hands-on activity and discover how artist of the 1960s used household items to create works of art.