Look at the world through a camera lens and stock photos at the Walker Art Center’s Free First Saturday on April 2. Explore the exhibition Ordinary Pictures with photography activities, workshops, films and gallery experiences.
Gallery admission is free for everyone on the first Saturday of each month from 10 am to 5 pm, with a variety of family activities scheduled from 10 am to 3 pm.
Saturday, April 2, 10 am–3 pm, Free
Art-Making: Test Pattern
10 am – 3 pm
Star Tribune Foundation Art Lab
Create a color chart that is both a photography tool and a work of art.
10 am – 3 pm
Make a self-portrait with the items you carry in your backpack, purse or pocket. iPads will be available and your photos will be uploaded to the Walker’s Flickr page. This activity will be led by local artist Lacey Prpić Hedtke.
Lacey Prpic Hedtke is a photographer, librarian, zinestress, maker and doer who lives and works in Minneapolis, MN. Visit her site.
Activity: The Psychokinesis Test
11 am – 3 pm
Local photographer Eric William Carroll will be documenting an experiment designed to test whether or not the human mind can affect the outcome of coin flips and dice rolls.
Eric William Carroll’s work on photography, science, and nature has been exhibited widely, including the New Orleans Museum of Art, Aperture Foundation, the Museum of Contemporary Photography, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, and Pier 24 Photography. Carroll has participated in residencies with the MacDowell Colony, Rayko Photo Center and the Blacklock Nature Sanctuary, and was the winner of the 2012 Baum Award for Emerging Photographers. Born and raised in the Midwest, Carroll currently teaches at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota. Lean more
Gallery Activity: Spotlight Talks
11 am – 2 pm
Get the scoop from Walker tour guides as they share anecdotes about the works on view in Ordinary Pictures.