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Visitors taking in the new mural by Frank Big Bear in the Target Project Space in December were greeted by some of the art world’s newest educators—members of the Little Earth Arts Collective, a cohort of Native youth who participated in a 10-week program aimed at helping them see the arts as a viable career path and teaching valuable job skills such as organization and public speaking.

Native Youth Give Voice to Frank Big Bear’s New Work

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Join us next week for Walker Stage: Music for Merce, A Two-Night Celebration over two historic evenings to celebrate the remarkable legacy of Merce Cunningham and his longtime partner/composer John Cage with a festival of experimental music and sound performances curated by composer/guitarist John King featuring Radiohead's Philip Selway with London multi-instrumentalist Quinta and more....
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Get inspired. Get in free. Gallery admission #AtTheWalker is free from 4 to 8 pm every Thursday night.

Tonight you'll be able to see our new Merce Cunningham: Common Time exhibition. You'll also be able to check out Walker Stage: Maria Hassabi, where eight dancers occupy various Walker locations in a sculptural movement installation as seen here.
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Fox 9 highlights our newest exhibition Merce Cunningham: Common Time. It's on view until July 30 but you only have until Sunday to see Walker Stage: Maria Hassabi. Performed continuously during gallery hours, eight dancers occupy various Walker locations in a sculptural movement installation. Creating a space between live performance and visual art, this new work explores the tension between...
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"The creations of Cunningham’s colleagues in the visual arts — Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns above all, but also Marcel Duchamp, Frank Stella, Andy Warhol, Charles Atlas and many more — are handsomely honored throughout the Walker show; so, too, is the work of composers from John Cage to Takehisa Kosugi. Yet dance, marvelously, pervades this exhibition. There are screens all around,...
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Merce Cunningham and the Drama of Sheer Motion

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Walker Cinema: Mimosas

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Click this link and enter to win two tickets to CCN-Ballet De Lorraine at Northrop this Thursday!

The acclaimed CCN - BALLET DE LORRAINE celebrates Merce Cunningham’s legacy with a rare chance to see two of his groundbreaking works at Northrop on Thursday February 16. The evening features the dramatic, Walker-commissioned Fabrication, the “organized chaos” of Sounddance, performed at a high...
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"Choreographer Merce Cunningham famously prided himself on making artistic decisions based on chance, sometimes even just before curtain. By contrast, “Common Time,” Walker Art Center’s astounding, expansive exhibition connecting Cunningham and his artistic collaborators, was years in the making."—Star Tribune

Common Time, our biggest exhibit in recent years, is now open! Come experience it...
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Review: Walker Art Center's church of Merce is open to all

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Hear stories about the Walker’s long-standing history with choreographer Merce Cunningham, composer John Cage, and their many collaborators. This Talking Dance dialogue features former and current Walker performing arts curators Suzanne Weil and Philip Bither.
"A huge new exhibit opening Wednesday at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis celebrates the legacy of choreographer and dancer Merce Cunningham and highlights his influence on more than half a century of art. "Merce Cunningham: Common Time" fills seven Walker galleries with artwork, moving images and live performance. Cunningham himself seems to be everywhere: from black and white photos and...
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Walker exhibition shines spotlight on Merce Cunningham

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Mn Artists apply to be a guest curator at the Walker Art Center.

Submit your proposal by tomorrow February 8 at 3 pm.

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"The Walker Art Center's Merce Cunningham celebration offers something for every art lover."—Star Tribune

From dance to visual arts to music or film, #CommonTime has got you covered. Join us this Wednesday and Thursday for the Merce Cunningham: Common Time Opening Celebration.

Find your Merce match: A guide to the Walker's massive Merce Cunningham show

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"Cunningham — more likely to be described as “important” than “popular” — ought to be seen as a force who molded not only performance but visual art, music and film. Who changed how artists collaborate. Who anticipated the technology of today.

Need convincing? The Walker will give you every opportunity starting this week. The exhibition, which builds off a decades-long relationship with the...
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Did dancer Merce Cunningham change the wider world of art? The Walker thinks so

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"A major exhibition, “Merce Cunningham: Common Time,” occurs simultaneously — with different exhibits — at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (Feb. 8 to July 31), and the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (Feb. 11 to April 30) with several performances of Cunningham Events."—The New York Times

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Merce Cunningham’s Multifaceted Mirror, Held Up to Nature

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"Before Merce Cunningham died in 2009, he decided his dance company would die with him. So, in 2011, after a final tour, it did. Yet a wealth of his art remains in circulation. Other companies perform his dances, and this week two American museums will open surveys devoted to his dance-related work.

On Wednesday, Feb. 8, “Merce Cunningham: Common Time” will debut at the Walker Art Center in...
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Merce Cunningham, Looking Beyond the Movement

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“Dancing is a visible action of life.”
—Merce Cunningham

Choreographer and dancer Merce Cunningham
(1919–2009) embraced an expanded possibility
of dance, music, and visual art. The new exhibi-
tion presents extraordinary works by dozens
of his collaborators that unfold in the galleries,

Join us: Merce Cunningham: Common Time Opening Celebration

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Merce Cunningham: Common Time Opening Celebration begins Wednesday February 8.

Common Time is an extensive interdisciplinary survey that features live dance and music in the theater and galleries, including stagings of Merce Cunningham’s choreography by dancers from the final company and new dance commissions in his spirit. The Merce Cunningham Dance Company scenic and costume archive forms...
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Mingle with the makers while shopping for beautiful and stylish goods at Jewelry & Accessory Makers Mart this Saturday #AtTheWalker from 11am – 5pm. Get to know three of the makers ahead of the event. Walker Members see it first! Enjoy complimentary mimosas and the first pick of fabulous pieces at the Jewelry & Accessories Makers Mart at 10 am.

Preview the 2017 Jewelry and Accessory Makers Mart

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