Dance to the Beatles and create prints in a pop art invasion at the Walker Art Center’s Free First Saturday event
Twist and Shout
, from 10 am–3 pm Saturday, April 3. Inspired by the exhibition 1964, the day’s highlights include a dance party where families can rock and roll to classic hits and learn some popular dance moves from that time. Other activities include a film screening, story time, and an art-making activity with guest artist Sarah Nassif.
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!
Twist and Shout
Saturday, April 3, 10 am–3 pm, Free
Art-Making for the Entire Family: Pop Botanicals, 10 am–3 pm
Star Tribune Foundation Art Lab
Design a textile print with local artist Sarah Nassif.
Art-Making for the Entire Family: Trading Time, 10 am–3 pm
Make your own ‘60s inspired trading cards that capture the spirit of the times, then and now.
Film: Crema Suprema, directed Ellenora Ventura, 10 am–3 pm
U.S. Bank Orientation Lounge
Experience the transition from black-and-white to color TV in this short film about two chefs working to create the world’s greatest cake.
Dance Party, 11 am–2 pm
Families get their groove on! Join guest DJ Scott Stulen as he spins ‘60s sounds like Motown, Surf, and British Invasion. Local dancer Alanna Morris will teach kids and help grown-ups remember how to Twist, Mash, and Hitchhike throughout the day!
Gallery Activity: Making Multiples, 11 am–1 pm
Meet a tour guide in the exhibition 1964 to learn how artists of that era experimented with prints, artists’ books, and mail art.
Story Time: Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak, 10:30 am
Let the wild rumpus begin! Join mischievous Max and a host of not-so-scary monsters through this classic tale published in 1964.