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Gallery admission is free for everyone on the first Saturday of each month from 10 am to 6 pm, with a variety of family activities scheduled from 10 am to 3 pm.

Explore the exhibition Merce Cunningham: Common Time with art-making, workshops, films, and performances.

Art-Making: Staging, 10 am–3 pm
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Free First Saturday: On the Move

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"Collaborations are all the rage in the cross-currents between hip-hop, electronica, modern jazz and new-classical chamber music. One of the more ingenious yet seamless partnerships arises from dexterous jazz-rock quintet Kneebody and electronica sound-scaper Daedelus (aka Alfred Darlington), collectively known as Kneedelus. Moods range from ambient relaxation to gnarly but smooth fusion jazz,...
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The week's best Twin Cities jazz concerts: Kneedelus at the Cedar, saxophonist David Sanborn at the Dakota

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The Office of Culture and Design, a studio based in Manila, led by artist Clara Balaguer. Running in parallel to the OCD, Hardworking Goodlooking is a publishing and design practice Clara leads with designer Kristian Henson. Balaguer describes the OCD as “a social practice platform for artists, designers, writers & assorted projects in the developing world.” With their wide network of...
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We are absolutely saddened to hear about the passing of postmodern dance legend Trisha Brown, who was a long time collaborator with the Walker.

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In honor of her memory, we resharing this 2008 performance. The Trisha Brown Dance Company, as part of Year of Trisha, presented free outdoor performances of...
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03/18/2017 at 21:35. Facebook
The gallery comes alive with movement and sound as dancers from the final Merce Cunningham Dance Company (MCDC)­­—Dylan Crossman, Silas Riener, Jamie Scott, Melissa Toogood—perform Events, Cunningham’s unique choreographic form made for performances in unconventional spaces. Arranged and staged by former MCDC dancer Andrea Weber, these 30-minute sequences drawn from four decades of...
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Thank you U.S. Senator Al Franken for supporting National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
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03/16/2017 at 17:06. Facebook
“We’re creating an entirely new way of making films”—Missy Whiteman

Tonight, the Walker presents the area premiere of Missy Whiteman’s The Coyote Way: Going Back Home. This sci-fi docu-narrative follows Charlie, who is forced to choose between joining a Native street gang or going on an epic pilgrimage. Featuring an entirely Native American cast, the film was shot in the Minneapolis...
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Walker Art Center celebrates Indigenous film tonight with a new series | City Pages

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"When does the ecstasy of influence become the ennui of second-rate imitation? Philip Bither, Walker Art Center’s curator of performing arts, parries that question with the bold choices he has made in commissioning new works to be part of the Walker’s current mega exhibition, “Merce Cunningham: Common Time.” Rashaun Mitchell and Silas Riener were two of the most compelling dancers in...
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Tesseract: Charles Atlas, Rashaun Mitchell, and Silas Riener | City Pages

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Join us for four days of events that explore the range of Merce Cunningham’s legacy across the arts. Sessions include a dialogue with former Merce Cunningham Dance Company dancers, a lecture-demonstration with composers, a screening and discussion of avant-garde films, and a focused look at Cunningham’s collaborations with three visual artists. Programs are free and open to the public.

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Merce Cunningham Across Media

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Andy Rementer is an illustrator and painter whose work has been featured in a number of high-profile brands and publications, from Apartamento magazine to the New York Times, Wired to Lacoste. Rementer will talk us through his practice and give us a glimpse into his collaborations with some of the world’s most celebrated brands. andyrementer.com
When art meets technology meets dance.

You don't want to miss Walker Stage: Charles Atlas / Rashaun Mitchell / Silas Riener this week #AtTheWalker.

Thursday–Saturday March 16–18, 8 pm
Tickets → wac.mn/TesseractWalker
(Ticket stubs can be used for a gallery pass for up to six months)

Exploring Visual Dimensions of Tesseract with Silas Riener

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Our new restaurant, Esker Grove, was featured in the Star Tribune last week and received ✰✰✰ 1/2 stars out of ✰✰✰✰.

Walker Art Center's Esker Grove pushes the museum restaurant to new heights

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Friday–Sunday, April 28–30
Fri., 7:30 pm; Sat., 2 & 7:30 pm; Sun., 2 pm
$10 ($8 Walker members, students, seniors) Receive free gallery admission with a paid film ticket; valid within six months of screening. walkerart.org/calendar/2017/stopover-voir-du-pays

As their military duty comes to an end, longtime friends Aurore and Marine are sent to a resort in Cyprus for recovery. An examination...
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Walker Cinema: The Stopover (Voir du Pays)

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Friday–Sunday, April 21–23
Friday, 7:30 pm; Saturday, 2 and 7:30 pm; Sunday, 2 pm
$10 ($8 Walker members, students, seniors) Receive free gallery admission with a paid film ticket; valid within six months of screening. walkerart.org/calendar/2017/transfiguration

Set in the housing projects of Rockaway, Long Island, this is the story of a shy teenage orphan who immerses himself in vampire...
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Walker Cinema: The Transfiguration

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Friday–Sunday, April 14–16
Friday, 7:30 pm; Saturday, 2 and 7:30 pm; Sunday, 2 pm
$10 ($8 Walker members, students, seniors) Receive free gallery admission with a paid film ticket; valid within six months of screening. walkerart.org/calendar/2017/dark-night

Loosely inspired by the 2012 massacre in a multiplex in Aurora, Colorado, Dark Night is a meditative critique of American gun culture...
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Walker Cinema: Dark Night

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Friday–Sunday, March 31–April 2
Friday–Saturday, 7:30 pm; Sunday, 2 pm
$10 ($8 Walker members, students, seniors) Receive free gallery admission with a paid film ticket; valid within six months of screening. walkerart.org/calendar/2017/apprentice

The story of a young correctional officer’s relationship with an aging executioner, Apprentice uses the nuances of family and friendship to delve...
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Walker Cinema: Apprentice

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Can you name #5womenartists? We're joining National Museum of Women in the Arts and museums globally across our social media communities to call attention to gender imbalance in the art world during #womenshistorymonth. One name to know? Lynda Benglis.

Benglis is an American sculptor known for her wax paintings and poured latex sculptures. After earning a BFA from Newcomb College in 1964,...
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For his Insights Design lecture, Rob Giampietro gave us a glimpse into his idiosyncratic synthesis of design ideologies while offering a look into the evolving design culture at Google.

Rob Giampietro is a designer, writer, and professor as well as the Creative Lead and Design Manager at Google Design. design.google.com | linedandunlined.com

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“I think the most important thing is that it encompasses everything, We have things that are family-friendly. We have things that are youth-produced. And then our shorts program is something that I think is a little gem.”—Missy Whiteman (Northern Arapaho and Kickapoo Nations), writer, filmmaker, and digital media consultant who helped programmed #INDIgenesis said in the Minnesota Daily.

Walker Art Center to screen film series by American Indian filmmakers

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