Target Free Thursday Nights
For Fun. For Free. For Everyone.
September 5, 12, 19, & 26
Free Gallery Admission 5–9pm
Special Events Below
Opening Exhibition Events: Theaster Gates: Assembly Hall
Opening-Day Talk: Theaster Gates and Hamza Walker
Thursday, September 5, 7 pm Free
Join the artist and Hamza Walker, director, LAXART, for a lively discussion about Gates’s practice, the new exhibition, and his work with archives and collections.
Pop-Up Tea Service
Thursdays, September 5–January 9, 6–9 pm Free
Join us Thursday evenings for a complimentary cup of tea and conversation in Gates’s ceramics room. Bring your friends with you to relax and unwind as you encounter the artist’s ceramic pots and other wares.
Artist Talk: Wing Young Huie with Melba Price
September 12, 6:30 pm
Join us for a conversation between Twin Cities-based artists Melba Price and Wing Young Huie—part of an ongoing series of in-gallery talks with artists featured in the current exhibition Five Ways In: Themes from the Collection—in which they will discuss their approaches to making portraits in our contemporary moment.
Citizenship Series Fall 2019: Filling the Void
September 19, 6:30 pm
Immigration and citizenship are some of the most urgent issues of our time. The fourth iteration of this series features three new artists responding to Carey Young’s Declared Void II in the exhibition I am you, you are too. A discussion led by Michele Garnett McKenzie from the Advocates for Human Rights and Deepinder Mayell from James H. Binger Center for New Americans follows.
Gallery Talk: Visual Histories
Joshua Kissi, September 26, 6:30 pm
Brad Ogbonna, October 3, 6:30 pm
Join artists Brad Ogbonna and Joshua Kissi with Walker photographer Bobby Rogersas they discuss ways they reimagine the Black Is Beautiful aesthetic through their work as social influencers and contemporary visual historians. Presented in conjunction with Theaster Gates: Assembly Hall.
American Sign Language Exhibition Tours
September 19, October 17, November 21, 6 pm
Each month this fall, the Walker will offer free ASL-guided tours of a different exhibition on view, led by a Walker tour guide and ASL interpreter Mary Catherine.