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Walker Art Center  Multidisciplinary contemporary art center presenting exhibitions; dance, theater, and music performances; and film screenings. We follow: #AtTheWalker

During a parade in Harlem in 1983, Lorraine O’Grady and her troupe framed people and landscapes using empty picture frames. Bystanders were invited to share images of the event with the artist. [Lorraine O’Grady, “Art Is. . . (Cop Framed)” (1983/2009)] (all images courtesy Alexander Gray Associates, New York and © 2015 Lorraine O’Grady/Artist Rights Society (ARS), New York, on view in #IMUUR2]

Who can art speak for? Join guest curator Essma Imady, Preston Drum, Leila Awadallah, John C. S. Keston, and Niky Motekallem to ask and discuss this topic. Connect with artists of all disciplines and engage with the questions driving the Minnesota arts community.
Thu, Aug 23, 5 pm during Target Free Thursday Nights, FREE! → find more info in the link in our bio.

Ana Mendieta was a Cuban American performance artist, sculptor, painter and video artist. This artwork was taken while Ana was a student at the University of Iowa, and printed posthumously from the color negatives. [#AnaMendieta, " Untitled (Facial Cosmetic Variations)" (January–February 1972/1997) on view in #IMUUR2]

Sound check for Sound for Silents. TONIGHT MartinDosh and the Dosh Quintet perform live music to silent films on the Walker hillside.
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@thecurrent and @citypages are in the mix. DJ and food trucks start at 7 pm. Music and films start at 8:30 pm → For more info click the link in our bio.

This Thursday, Martin Dosh and his ensemble Dosh Quintet (Dan Bitney of Tortoise, James Buckley, Sarah Elstran, Mike Sopko, and Joey Van Phillips) will be performing new, live music set to silent films from the 1920s.
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FREE, on the Walker hillside, starting at 8:30 pm → For more info click the link in our bio.

Avant Garden vibes this year with Har Mar Superstar, DJs Nora En Pure and Biz Markie. Don’t miss the party of the year! → link in bio.
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The Irene Hixon Whitney Bridge by Siah Armajani is open once again! This bridge connects the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden with Loring Park.
The bridge is ready for Armajani’s first comprehensive retrospective, “Follow This Line,” opening Sept. 9 at the Walker Art Center.
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Learn more about how Daniel Buren makes paintings set sail in Garden Stories. → wlkr.art/VoileToileStory (link in bio)
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Don’t miss, Sound for Silents, live music scored to silent films from the 1920s. Featuring newly commissioned music by Martin Dosh and his ensemble Dosh Quintet (Dan Bitney of Tortoise, James Buckley, Sarah Elstran, Mike Sopko, and Joey Van Phillips). FREE, on the Walker hillside, Thu, Aug 16, starting at 8:30 pm → For more info click the link in our bio.

The Avant Garden silent art auction is now available for online preview! Included are works by Larry Bell, Jenny Holzer, Michael Krebber, Dianna Molzan, Raymond Pettibon, Lari Pittman, Sigmar Polke, Laure Prouvost, Allen Ruppersberg, and more. Bid online or at the event on Sat, Sep 8. → link in bio.
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In the exhibition’s final gallery, a selection of works from the collection hang against wallpapers by #YtoBarrada, #YokoOno, and #AdamPendleton, forming unexpected juxtapositions across generations, geographies, and media. Seen together, these pieces chart ways that artists have challenged prevailing systems, including gender, race, and sexual orientation. Come see I am you you are too #AtTheWalker.

“One of the greatest movies about filmmaking ever made.”—The New Yorker

Actor and filmmaker William Greaves dives into the art-house verité with "Symbiopsychotaxiplasm Take One". Playing the role of director, Greaves presides over three film crews in Central Park. One films a break-up, one follows the crew filming the unhappy couple, and the last captures everything else.
Screening Wed, Aug 8 and Fri, Aug 10 in the Walker Cinema → For more info click the link in our bio.

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