Ping pong, karaoke, and art by Wing Young Huie comes to the Walker this Thursday

Thursday evenings at the Walker Art Center are usually pretty fun as the museum offers free admission, unique events, and special guests. This week's celebration promises to extra special, as an event titled Living Classroom plans to takes over the Open Field.

[jump] During outdoor festivities on the lawn, artist-in-residence Marc Bamuthi Joseph will invite local and national artists to discuss what types of environments support thriving creative communities. You can share your ideas or listen to others.

The highlight of the evening will be the return of Ping and Sing with Wing: A Third Place Event. The installation was originally part of the Northern Spark Fest, an all-night arts celebration that took over various locations as pop-up galleries throughout the cities, features karaoke, a ping pong mini-tournament, and a large-screen projection of photography by local, award-winning artist Wing Young Huie.

Living classroom takes place this Thursday from 2 to 9 p.m. (Ping and Sing with Wing ends at 7 p.m.). For more info, visit

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