Walker Art Center to celebrate 25th anniversary of Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

The Walker Art Center will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden in the summer of 2013. Home of the iconic giant cherry with the spoon sculpture, The destination draws 350,000 visitors each year.

A special series of performances, family programs, film screenings and other events will be announced for May through September.

Programming will also feature the highly popular artist-designed mini golf, last presented in 2008. Two seven-hold courses feature green-themed mini-golf holes designed by architects, artists and designers.

“Claes Oldenburge: The Sixties,” the largest exhibition to date on the early work from the man who designed the “Spoonbridge and Cherry” will open on Sept. 21.

The 11.2-acre garden is a joint project of the Walker Art Center and the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board.

For more, visit www.walkerart.org.

 

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