The 2014 Rock the Garden lineup is finally here! For the first time ever, the Walker Art Center/89.3 the Current venture has expanded to two days, and that means twice as many performers will hit the grounds next to the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden for the weekend of June 21-22.The weekend's perform ... More >>
To celebrate the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden's 25th anniversary, Walker Art Center has created custom mini-boxes of Cheerios featuring the iconic Spoonbridge and Cherry to hand out during this month's First Free Saturday event. See also: Best of the Twin Cities: Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
Never doubt the power of the Walker Art Center to bring together one of the most intriguing assortments of performance art in the region. The gallery's 2013-14 season is no exception.Some of the highlights among the music performances include a collaboration between filmmaker Sam Green and indie roc ... More >>
The 2013 Rock the Garden lineup is out there. The Current and the Walker Art Center have unveiled a grouping of bands that hopefully will not raise the ire of too many local op-ed writers, and two the big names for the spectacle are staples of the station, Metric and Silversun Pickups.The event take ... More >>
Zammuto With Eluvium McGuire Theater, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis November 10, 2012 Nick Zammuto made a triumphant return to the Walker Art Center on Saturday night. This time, the former member of the Books brought his new project, Zammuto, to the McGuire Theater, delighting the crowd with an ... More >>
See Also:Review: Soundset 2012Rock the Garden at Walker Art Center, 06/16/12Before you read further, are you the type of person who either: A. thinks about it, or B. just wants to get down? If your answer is the latter, perhaps you'd be a good candidate to appear in the new P.O.S. music video for hi ... More >>
Do you like to combine your food with art? How about the great outdoors? The Walker Art Center is hosting a series of free food-centered events June 18-28 as part of its Open Field series. From creating your own "amuse bouche" to an outdoor picnic operetta with a five-course tasting menu, these fr ... More >>
The first piece in the Walker Art Center's Adventures in New Puppetry series is going to be a tough act to follow. This weekend, dancer and choreographer Crystal Pite and her company Kidd Pivot Frankfurt RM will perform a piece that "explores the idea of undetectable forces at work in cosmolo ... More >>
Walker Art CenterPicnicking days are coming to a close, but here's one of your last opportunities: Walker Art's Open Field is hosting a picnic Friday, September 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. This year they've added a grill to the sculpture garden and smartly stocked it with food, beer, wine, and ma ... More >>
Photo by Kevin O'MearaThe weather this weekend was sweltering. While many of us crashed at the lake or sat in front of a fan with a cold brew, others more ambitiously ventured around town in search of something cooler than mere air conditioning.
Collection Walker Art Center Miriam and Erwin Kelen Acquisition Fund for Drawings, 2005 Copyright retained by the artist Laylah Ali, "Untitled", 2005Everyone is choosing sides lately: Team Coco, Team Edward, Team Jacob. At the Walker Art Center, chief curator Darsie Alexander has decided to ... More >>
Photo by Nick VlcekSharon Jones and the Dap-Kings were easily our favorite act at this year's Rock the Garden, and looking back at this footage of her performance, it's easy to see why she won us over so quickly. Check out the clip of Ms. Jones and Co. playing "Got to Be the Way It Is" below, and ... More >>
The Walker Art Center just posted an amazing time-lapse video of the 48 hours of set-up, production, and tear down at this past weekend's Rock the Garden festival, and the result is mesmerizing. It's a quick and captivating representation of just how much work goes into putting together such a massi ... More >>
We just received an update from the Walker Art Center announcing its summer events, and the release came with this surprising twist: "Due to the density of programming being organized by the Walker, Music & Movies in Loring Park will take a hiatus this summer." For those who live near Loring ... More >>
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After getting a fresh new coat of red paint, the Walker will plop that sucker right back where it belongs.
Do you feel guilty about going on Free Thursdays now and not making a donation? Probably.
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The storied music discussion series is an outstanding smorgasbord of local and national talent, and the 2009 line-up continues the tradition into a ninth season.
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It's been a little over three years since mnartists.org launched in late 2004. Since then, the McKnight and Walker Art Center-developed website has sought to bring artists of all facets together on one handy website. Though at times the site can feel a little visual art-heavy, musicians can become m ... More >>
20.21, the Walker's hotly anticipated Wolfgang Puck restaurant, is very good in many ways, but not great
The new Walker building has lots of spectacular angles and a robot monkey's face on its exterior. Oh, yeah: It has art inside, too. At a Walker press preview earlier this week, Walker Art Center Director Kathy Halbriech said the new building is "about relationships." The Center's irregular design d ... More >>
A City Pages contest
Or at least office furniture and ugly Teflon exterior The New York Times ran a piece in Sunday's paper that made the new Walker Art Center, which opens April 17, look like the world's greatest art museum--and it just might be. The writer asserts that not only is the Walker innovative for its design ... More >>
Or at least office furniture and ugly Teflon exterior The new Walker Art Center opens April 17, and if the opening were anything like Star Wars, we'd be setting up camp outside the steel cube for three weeks. Not only to be the first to check out the expanded exhibit space (10.000 square feet), whic ... More >>
Two American indie films, Broken Vessels and Restaurant, show adults behaving badly
The local art scene has turned into a refuge for the creatively challenged.