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Walker Art Center presents contemporary visual arts and design exhibitions; dance, theater, and music performances; and film screenings.

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Creative Black Music at the Walker: Selections from the Archives are now available online. Explore a remarkable r… https://t.co/SYuXtPz9e2
7/7
2020
Get ready to Re/.... Come explore the Walker in person when the galleries Re/open on July 16. We’ve made some chan… https://t.co/Mav5du5UmO
7/6
2020
On July 8, Vincenzo de Bellis will talk with @Formafantasma (Andrea Trimarchi & Simone Farresin), an Italian design… https://t.co/wL6NSihcr2
7/5
2020
Happy #IndependenceDay! In "Flags I", 2 flags are shown sideways and backward. #JasperJohns printed the familiar re… https://t.co/hwJOTUvWqx
7/4
2020
Explore how artists use movement and music to express themselves during Free First Saturday at Home: Move for Chang… https://t.co/6RuX3nBRZn
7/3
2020
Caroline Kent's expanded practice uses "a variety of strategies, formally and conceptually to think in and around a… https://t.co/Uov2qeZOij
7/2
2020
Join us at 12 noon (CDT) today on Instagram Live, as @pavelpys, curator of Visual Arts, speaks with Turner Prize–wi… https://t.co/jfUveAALKp
7/1
2020
It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for! We're thrilled to announce the Walker galleries are reopening to the pu… https://t.co/Bb02FVImgP
6/30
2020
"What interests me is the opportunity for all of us to become something different from what we are, by constructing… https://t.co/JyY0iFwMP6 @Staciaann @maggiemacpherso @knittaphd @ohrebeca @walkermag
6/29
2020
On July 1 at 12 noon @PavelPys curator of Visual Arts, speaks with #TurnerPrize–winning artist @MarkLeckey, on… https://t.co/h8SETQT354
6/28
2020
Happy #PRIDE! “The Cicada title has to do with the image of something bursting through its skin, which is what they… https://t.co/oyK39qpLG1
6/27
2020
"Another Event Structure," by #LaureProuvost consists of used tea bags sitting atop a radiator. It's an understated… https://t.co/HJKE4caxSG
6/26
2020
In this video, choreographer #FayeDriscoll draws on her Thank You For Coming trilogy to reflect on the relationship… https://t.co/y0qBgwon49On this day in 1984, Prince and The Revolution released the 'Purple Rain' album. https://t.co/Q2R8n5qxqv https://t.co/PS33N4eciL
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6/25
2020
Happy #Pride ! “The Cicada title has to do with the image of something bursting through its skin, which is what th… https://t.co/hF7zcMvUJZ
6/24
2020
At the intersection of art, urban gardening, and racial justice, we have found healing and hope alongside our commu… https://t.co/gqShV0kKje
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6/23
2020
Sign up for a FREE 24hr screening of TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM this Sunday & RSVP for our discussion Monday, f… https://t.co/BVRyoSqCRC
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6/20
2020
Commemorate Black history and culture today. Celebrate #Juneteenth and help #RebuildMSPhttps://t.co/r7BUNua4p8 /… https://t.co/2aIILLMGbB
6/19
2020
"We All Have a Role in Our Collective Liberation": On the week they would've played #RocktheGarden, Dua Saleh (… https://t.co/IE2BZyvCty
6/18
2020
Today at noon on Instagram Live, join the discussion as Mpls-based artist #RiniYunKeagy and #MovingImage asst. cura… https://t.co/7ThJOHbPvZ
6/17
2020
On June 17 at noon, Rini Yun Keagy and Moving Image asst. curator Michael Walsh will discuss the artist's practice… https://t.co/dVJ94eOzFwJune 15th at 7PM, Join #MSPFILM's Craig Rice, along with filmmaker D.A. Bullock, activist and journalist Mel Reeves… https://t.co/rCgXZ0sUJd
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6/15
2020
Last night we turned purple and joined cities around the UK in a show of solidarity with @CityMinneapolis 💜… https://t.co/GTiR2BnYNC
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6/13
2020
This Sunday: As part of a special screening series w/ @OCINEMA, the @knightfdn, and @MagnoliaPics, join us for a vi… https://t.co/VGtHxYVsmz
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6/10
2020
As the Twin Cities wrestles with the killing of George Floyd, structural racism and community devastation, artists… https://t.co/PE7QzPH2db
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6/6
2020
Rest in power, #GeorgeFloyd. On the day of Floyd’s Minneapolis memorial, we honor his life and legacy. His murder h… https://t.co/1y5Sy3wFE4
6/4
2020
#GeorgeFloyd #JusticeForGeorgeFloyd #BlackLivesMatter #Minneapolis https://t.co/oiI0MT3C05
6/3
2020
#BlackOutTuesday https://t.co/CIpAxa2kym
6/2
2020
#GeorgeFloyd https://t.co/E1ICkfeZhG
5/29
2020
In light of current events, the artists, Walker and @ViolenceFreeMN have decided to postpone tonight’s Dance and Dr… https://t.co/JZeLk9GBB0
5/28
2020
Culminating Driscoll’s "Thank You For Coming" trilogy, "Come On In" speaks to these times, writes Miriam Felton-Dan… https://t.co/tvI3GwX3aV"Come On In," choreographer Faye Driscoll’s first solo museum exhibition, explored human interdependence and connec… https://t.co/o4HiYfmaSBWhat can community-based and participatory art look like during pandemic? Join us TODAY for Instagram Live artist c… https://t.co/uhax591iSv
5/27
2020
What can community-based and participatory art look like during pandemic? This Wednesday, May 27, hear from artists… https://t.co/ycwpaMY8Cz"The struggle today could not be fought in its current iterations without the contributions of Douglas and others w… https://t.co/uMtIMuGusj
5/24
2020
How can a performance be collected by a museum? Curator @pavelpys looks at works by Maria Hassabi, Jason Moran, Joa… https://t.co/oVzikZZESU
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5/23
2020
Based on research on Northside environmental justice issues, the work "Prototype for poetry vs rhetoric (deep roots… https://t.co/NykujJAXWoIn collaboration with @YouthFarmMN, Walker artist-in-residence #JordanWeber breaks ground in N. Mpls next week for… https://t.co/jSNAFRwRcH
5/22
2020
#OTD 19 yrs ago, musician Joan Jeanrenaud performed Ice Cello in the Walker galleries as part of @yokoono's retrosp… https://t.co/AmZE4ZKWI9"Hovering between gesture and restraint, figuration and abstraction, her work heralded a new direction for painting… https://t.co/af9qc4iwdc
5/21
2020
What can design collaboration look like? In a trio of interviews, Brian Huddleston looks at designer @_JustinSloanehttps://t.co/FydcQOfoKr @AbeWoldeslassie Beautiful photography, Abe. Thanks for sharing!
5/20
2020
Hear from @Sephspeaks about his book "The Personalization of the Museum Visit," in an online conversation with… https://t.co/ZJ982rWYslWhen museums & galleries reopen again, will you experience art—one of the many sensual pursuits we've been kept fro… https://t.co/aPR37TH3GU
5/19
2020
Over the last 30 yrs art museums have gone from seeing visitors as pupils needing education to collaborators in sea… https://t.co/X0ly91BrS0"Nothing is more important to us than civic institutions [...] that create a broader appreciation of our common bon… https://t.co/JlflVweQdO
5/18
2020
For today's Instagram Live artist talks, curator Victoria Sung chats with two artists who merge histories of craft… https://t.co/JLfOMaOgnJ
5/16
2020
As many of us wrap up yet another week of teaching our kids at home, we revisit a 2009 talk by Astra Taylor (… https://t.co/o7Y83GKHBmHappy birthday, #JasperJohns, born 90 years ago #otd. In celebration, we look at the remarkable story of how the Wa… https://t.co/5ti6I3crKz
5/15
2020
Theaster Gates's "Black Vessel for a Saint" (https://t.co/zAjDqZn8rf) is a brick sanctuary that houses a statue of… https://t.co/aTJYUpSkAj#AaronSpangler and #TheasterGates, artists commissioned to create two of the newest works in the Minneapolis Sculpt… https://t.co/jCTaw44MxC
5/14
2020
“Have you, institutions, organizations, studios, theaters taken a moment to call your artists & ask them what they… https://t.co/rAJkF8peKK
5/13
2020
Happy birthday to #FrankStella, born #otd in 1936. His paintings, like "Sketch Les Indes Galantes" (1962), often ha… https://t.co/gwpb7DO6s1It's birds galore over here: our #BiggestBird is Katharina Fritsch's "Hahn/Cock," a favorite in the Minneapolis Scu… https://t.co/RAub0H7fcc
5/12
2020
Thanks for partnering with us to make this important film available online today, @VideoDataBank! https://t.co/JTXZb53TTA
5/11
2020
“A case study in reframing notions of older women’s beauty, power & relevance," Suzanne Lacy's "Making the Crystal… https://t.co/RpRdtWAUp9
5/10
2020
What is studio life like for artists during #COVID19? Minneapolis-based artist Alexa Horochowski joins Walker chief… https://t.co/afPKtvBGDm"Perhaps this current situation will breed a group of people who have developed an ability to stay in the present m… https://t.co/bjXsBSaILV
5/9
2020
On #MothersDay 1987, 430 women aged 60+ gathered in @CrystalCourtIDS in downtown MPLS for a ceremonial performance… https://t.co/kdeLMt5qCmThe quietness of the studio under lockdown, the solace of plants, the stray dogs of Chile: this week's Instagram Li… https://t.co/JCAKx2HVzRThank you, Joseph Haj, for the moving words about the power of live, communal art experiences.✊♥️✊ https://t.co/pV1Tot2aBK
5/8
2020
"Not another quarantine diary": ENTER is a program that pays artists—including @AnnieDorsen, @radioh0le &… https://t.co/XYdr5bu0WADownload all four family guides here: https://t.co/BcY9RUx9xIAs part of our "Five Ways In" show, our Education staff invited artists Cori Lin, @touyia_xiong @IfrahMansour &… https://t.co/Ex7MtKA07l
5/7
2020
The heart-shaped anthurium symbolizes love, friendship, and hospitality. In honor of #NationalNursesDay, we salute… https://t.co/8EBlzp3pX0Thanks for being part of it, Eric! https://t.co/UN6ATfApMQ
5/6
2020
YES, dogs are welcome in the Garden; for the safety of all, please make sure they're on a leash. And don't forget t… https://t.co/NI1xjw0lGD#NationalTeachersDay is so important this year. As a museum that's been connecting learners of all ages with art fo… https://t.co/2sJWD23lmtOpening up the Walker Dialogues Archive: Miranda Harincar on what she gleaned from a year of watching 100+ hours of… https://t.co/QXgfZHdWUe @sciencemuseummn @artsmia @mnhs @BellMuseum @weismanart Our #BestHat gets conceptual: Mircea Cantor's Talking Mirro… https://t.co/i1AcJFIhcc
5/5
2020
Thanks for spreading the word! https://t.co/CoTkcOulN2Visiting the Walker in 1984, #KeithHaring—born #otd in 1958—created a giant mural and made drawings of radiant babi… https://t.co/8ZXxBRQvVC
5/4
2020
Our Saturday series of Instagram Live artist chats continues TODAY with choreographers Annie-B Parson (… https://t.co/0S13bZ4odMEven when we're alone, we must remember we're together. During #COVID19, this bench in the Minneapolis Sculpture Ga… https://t.co/eDTFcM8uGi
5/2
2020
In solidarity with workers, artist Piotr Szyhalski shares a #COVID19-appropriate #MayDay poster—with marchers carry… https://t.co/vMevFeutf9Join us tomorrow for the Walker's first-ever online Free First Saturday! Make art, dance, enjoy a film, and take a… https://t.co/iiKippzzIk
5/1
2020
What role can movement play in times of uncertainty and upheaval? Our Saturday series of Instagram Live artist chat… https://t.co/TlHLTNEMeOThanks for spreading the word, Jordan! https://t.co/nTWD3rEJnx
4/30
2020
Read Celant's manifesto, "Arte povera. Notes on a guerrilla war," published in 1967 by @FlashArtOnWeb (from which t… https://t.co/VEqG0J1s9LGermano Celant—the Italian curator and critic who coined the term "Arte Povera"—has passed at age 80 from coronavir… https://t.co/vfkuX6FpMG @sciencemuseummn @GoldsteinMuseum @BellMuseum @weismanart @thebakkenmuseum @AmSwedInstitute @mnmuseum @Glensheenhttps://t.co/HxWuDbMcSjMinneapolis residents may know McFetridge's work from the commissioned mural he created for our construction site f… https://t.co/ODrBBWbJED"I want to see people walking our streets & not feel that their presence is somehow related to the world's falling… https://t.co/QpltiYnl2u
4/29
2020
Commenting on the headlines through a daily drawing, artist Piotr Szyhalski's #COVID19 Reports offer a visceral res… https://t.co/drQ10JmKsoSpike Lee, Jodie Foster, Werner Herzog, Lili Taylor, John Waters: go in-depth and get intimate with 60+ cinema icon… https://t.co/7vo6n5KPfj
4/28
2020
We're taking Free First Saturday online for the first time this month! Join us May 2 to make art, dance, enjoy a fi… https://t.co/GZ7njjNfqEHow can farming be political? In a new essay, artists Amy Lien & Enzo Camacho look to bungkalan—a movement in the P… https://t.co/8QFVb86D0o
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4/27
2020
How are we all feeling about sheltering in place today? In "Seated Blonde," Milton Avery masterfully captures in pa… https://t.co/0ShZE9ByhS
4/26
2020
Opening this fall, Designs for Different Futures feels more relevant than ever. Join @EmmetByrne on Instagram Live… https://t.co/wuW0zrP1l0❤️ https://t.co/WwbNjl5Gha
4/25
2020
“Art should not have to be a certain way.” —#WillemdeKooning, born #otd in 1904 Pictured: Untitled XII, 1983 Col… https://t.co/6Xb42zVLFhHappy birthday to British painter #BridgetRiley, born #onthisday in 1931, and known for her singular Op Art paintin… https://t.co/QdQTqmoWyH
Retweeted by walkerartcenter"The truth is that a museum’s digital assets can’t duplicate its brick-and-mortar presence—& the best of them, the… https://t.co/tdrxpPSlSN
4/24
2020
P.S. Non-human children count. A submission from a Walker staffer on working from home with pets: Mary Esch's Red… https://t.co/AIokBIM3tRIt's Take Your Child to Work Day, and now that we're all working at home, it's JUST. LIKE. THIS. Right? What artwor… https://t.co/gdqolSnPLgWhat is the future of food? Of labor? This Saturday, curator @EmmetByrne connects with speculative designers from o… https://t.co/cBnbZvFnjeHow can we make sense of a dramatically changing world? And how do culture, family & history influence the way we u… https://t.co/o9oWQG9U9R
4/23
2020
Originally part of the April film series, Expanding the Frame explores how experimental filmmakers, poets, and medi… https://t.co/QUhNngHBZoFrom the Tagalog verb bungkal (to till the soil, to dig out), bungkalan involves communally farming small parcels o… https://t.co/vwGub0WPyQ
4/22
2020

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