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Join us on Saturday June 3 for the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden Grand Reopening.

Seen here is fresh grass in front of new work from Mark Manders of The Netherlands. He creates surreal and hauntingly evocative sculptural installations, and his Walker commission marks the artist’s first major public artwork in the United States. Featuring stoic figures reminiscent of ancient Greece, this new...
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05/22/2017 at 20:54. Facebook
Everyone will be in the mix, celebrating the grand reopening of the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden and the completion of construction around the Walker. Visit between June 1 (from 5 pm) and June 10 to enjoy free gallery admission with wide variety of celebrations and happenings.

Thursday June 1
Artist Talk: Monika Sosnowska
6:30 pm, Walker Cinema
To mark the grand reopening of the...
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Everyone will be in the mix celebrating the grand reopening of the

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05/22/2017 at 20:26. Facebook
To mark the grand reopening of the reconstructed Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, join Monika Sosnowska and Walker Art Center curator Pavel Pyś at 6:30 pm on Thursday June 1 in the Walker Cinema as they discuss Untitled (gate) (2014), the Warsaw-based artist’s new work in the Garden. This discussion is free as part of Target Free Thursday Nights.

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To mark the grand reopening of the reconstructed Minneapolis Sculpture Garden join

Artist Talk: Monika Sosnowska

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05/21/2017 at 18:06. Facebook
The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden Grand Reopening is in less than two weeks on Saturday June 3! Here, Artsy shares the supersized pop sculptures of Claes Oldenburg including our very own Spoonbridge and Cherry.

"In 1962, Oldenburg came across a novelty spoon resting on a pool of fake chocolate. The visual lodged in his mind, and the utensil popped up in a number of his plans and drawings over...
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The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden Grand Reopening is in less than two weeks

Claes Oldenburg’s Supersized Pop Sculptures Made Public Art Fun

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05/19/2017 at 18:19. Facebook
When LEGOS meet Postmodern dance. Seet Dance in Australia created these dioramas inspired by milestones in dance history. (via Dance Magazine)

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At the Walker Art Center, you can interact with Andy Warhol's "Silver Clouds" and see Robert Rauschenberg's set decor for "Summerspace" in our Merce Cunningham...
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When LEGOS meet Postmodern dance Seet Dance in Australia created these dioramas
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05/18/2017 at 18:42. Facebook
Help us sow some good. Please consider a 100% tax-deductible gift to make the conservation of outdoor artworks and educational programming in the Garden and elsewhere at the Walker possible for the next generation of art lovers and beyond.

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05/18/2017 at 14:41. Facebook
"Over the course of three nights (May 18-20) at the Walker Art Center, Adebimpe will present one of his most ambitious creative undertakings yet. For the world premiere of his animated film, A Warm Weather Ghost, he'll be joined by six other musicians, including “Money” Mark Ramos-Nishita and Mia Doi Todd, who will provide a live soundtrack."

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Over the course of three nights May 1820 at the Walker Art

Tunde Adebimpe of TV on the Radio premieres new work at the Walker Art Center | City Pages

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05/17/2017 at 20:44. Facebook
“What would Prince think of what I’m doing/thinking/feeling right now?” For TV On The Radio’s Tunde Adebimpe, the question is a good barometer for a life well lived. In Minneapolis to premiere his music/animation examination of grief, mortality, and the afterlife, A Warm Weather Ghost, he discusses his music and art practices, as well as his efforts to evade the “cosmic side-eye” from the...
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What would Prince think of what Im doingthinkingfeeling right now For TV

Tunde Adebimpe: Avoiding the Cosmic Side-Eye from Prince

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Friday–Saturday, June 16–17
Friday, 7:30 pm; Saturday, 2 and 7:30 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/monterey-pop

Revel in the sounds from 1967’s “Summer of Love” with the 50th-anniversary 4K restoration of Monterey Pop, D. A. Pennebaker’s groundbreaking...
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FridaySaturday June 1617 Friday 730 pm Saturday 2 and 730 pm 10

Walker Cinema: Monterey Pop

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Great primer from the Star Tribune on the artwork of German artist Katharina Fritsch.

"The soon-to-reopen Minneapolis Sculpture Garden will be home to artist Katharina Fritsch’s much anticipated new royal-blue-colored sculpture “Hahn/Cock,” which will tower over viewers atop a white pedestal, reaching more than 20 feet in the air. This playful tongue-in-cheek critique of the “macho” nature...
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Great primer from the Star Tribune on the artwork of German artist Katharina Fritsch

She's the artist behind that giant blue chicken coming to Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

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Walker Cinema: The Death of Louis XIV is this weekend and director Albert Serra will be doing a Q+A after Friday's screening.

Friday–Sunday, May 12–14
Friday, 7:30 pm; Saturday, 2 (Captioned) and 7:30 pm; Sunday, 2 pm

Tickets → walkerart.org/calendar/2017/death-louis-xiv
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Walker Cinema The Death of Louis XIV is this weekend and director

Review: ‘The Death of Louis XIV’ Has a Riveting Performance at Its Heart

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We loved working with HGA Architects and Engineers for our Walker Art Center campus renovation! We're putting on the finishing touches this month ahead of the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden Grand Reopening on June 3.
We loved working with HGA Architects and Engineers for our Walker Art

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Star Tribune on this "Rare Natal Eclipse performance" this Friday at Walker Stage: Steve Coleman's Natal Eclipse:

"Saxophonist Steve Coleman is such an omnivorous innovator that he's impossible to pigeonhole. An original thinker who believes in mysticism and tradition, he twines African-American blues and funk, the ancient classical traditions of India and Europe, plus guidance from the solar...
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Star Tribune on this Rare Natal Eclipse performance this Friday at Walker

The week's best Twin Cities jazz: Steve Coleman at Walker Art Center

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Get inspired. Get in free. Gallery admission #AtTheWalker is free from 5 to 9 pm every Thursday night.

Start the weekend early with a healthy dose of art-gazing, people-watching, and the opening of our newest exhibition.

Be the first to see Katharina Fritsch: Multiples!

Celebrated as one of the most innovative sculptors of our time, Katharina Fritsch (German, b. 1956) mines the history,...
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Happy birthday to James Turrell, the American artist primarily concerned with light and space. In 2005, the Walker commissioned Turrell to create "Sky Pesher, 2005" (2005), an architectural space that welcomes visitors to take a seat, view the sky, and gain new perspective on the nature of light. The site-specific work will be on view again starting June 3 when the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden...
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Happy birthday to James Turrell the American artist primarily concerned with light

Dark Dark Dark - Celebrate - NORTH SHORE SESSIONS

Dark Dark Dark with The Modern Times Spychestra perform "Celebrate" inside the Sky Pesher at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, MN. Filmed 8/22/11 by Tren...

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"Beth Gill uses a limited movement palette to conjure up dances that are spare, complex, and formal in the best sense. It’s a real palate-cleanser in this era of physically aggressive, gymnastic choreography. Like a many-faceted crystal, Gill’s dances are full of angles and light that keep shifting, creating a kind of restless clarity. For Brand New Sidewalk, Gill teams up with composer Jon...
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Beth Gill uses a limited movement palette to conjure up dances that

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Keith Haring, the American artist and social activist whose work responded to the New York City street culture of the 1980s, would have turned 59 today.

In a single day—March 15, 1984, Keith Haring painted a giant mural as part of his artist residency at Minneapolis' Walker Art Center. Now existing only through photographic and video documentation, the orange and green wall piece was created...
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Exactly one month from today on Saturday, June 3, the reconstructed Minneapolis Sculpture Garden and the new hillside landscape of the Walker's Wurtele Upper Garden will open! Join us to celebrate with a daylong festival for all ages! Guided tours, food trucks, DJs, Blue Bunny Ice Cream, and Walker giveaways will be offered throughout the day.

RSVP: Minneapolis Sculpture Garden Grand Reopening
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We're reason #18 on Mpls.St.Paul Magazine's "52 Reasons to Love the Twin Cities (Right Now)."

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We're reason 18 on MplsStPaul Magazine's "52 Reasons to Love the Twin Cities Right Now"

52 Reasons to Love the Twin Cities (Right Now)

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