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Walker Art Center

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Address: 725 Vineland Pl, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Phone Number: +1 612-375-7600
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Tue - Wed 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Internationally recognized as a leading arts venue, the Walker Art Center...

Internationally recognized as a leading arts venue, the Walker Art Center presents contemporary visual arts and design exhibitions; dance, theater, and music performances; and film screenings. The Walker hosts lectures, classes, and events for visitors of all ages with many of today’s leading figures from the worlds of art and culture.

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Outside park is under construction -Spoon Bridge

We didn't have but a few minutes to view the Pop Art iconic Spoonbridge and Cherry by American Sculptor Claes Oldenburg and were disappointed we not only could not park anywhere... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walker Art Center is a must see in Minneapolis. Pardon our appearance is the key when you visit right now, so call ahead for the latest construction up dates. Staff is friendly and informed so getting the right information for your visit will not be a problem! Visit their website for all the info you will need for current visual... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right across the street from the famed Sculpture Garden this place never ceases to amaze, the exhibits are lovely and laid out pretty well. Nothing but good things to say about this place, after touring the Garden come here and then go to one of the eclectic neighborhood restaurants. Thumbs way up.

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Thank WORLDTOURBUS
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed. The sculpture garden was closed for renovations, but they still charged regular admission. Many galleries closed. I don't get the art there. Go to the Minneapolis institute of art. At least uithe sculpture garden is reopened.

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Ga
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't have but a few minutes to view the Pop Art iconic Spoonbridge and Cherry by American Sculptor Claes Oldenburg and were disappointed we not only could not park anywhere easily, but the whole garden park area is under construction until 2017. We walked across the bridge and got a glimpse, but that was all.

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Thank MBeeGa
Monticello, IL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our son is going to be married here in September, 2017 so we came again to check it out, as my husband has not been here. We got here as it opened and were able to take the first tour of the day from a lovely volunteer. You could tell how much she enjoyed what she did and told us... More 

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Thank Beachlover1989
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If one does not like Modern and Contemporary art, the Walker is not for you. If one does, it is a treasure trove of art from the Modern period on word. It's collections are amazing, and probably only the MoMA in NYC matches its depth. Well worth the price of admission.

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Located on a busy freeway, parking was very difficult. However the unpleasant location is alleviated by the beauty of the adjacent sculpture park. It is possible to combine a visit to both. Modern concrete architecture is not for me so I found the building quite ugly. Admission fee is expensive but Thursday evening admission is free ... or it was... More 

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Belvidere, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

We went to the Walker Center for the Arts because it was closed on our last trip to Minneapolis/St. Paul. The exhibit on display covered the last 75 years of their permanent collection. They have a well-rounded collection of modern and contemporary art, including the fist painting Chuck Close ever sold, a beautiful Marc Rothko, and a collection of posters... More 

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Rego Park, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

One of the things I did not like about the Walker is that they concentrate on hit or miss rotating exhibits and have little of their permanent material on display at one time. That's a pity, because their permanent collection is quite wonderful, but what good is it if it is locked in the basement? Only a fragment of the... More 

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

The Walker Art center has an impressive international reputation for being at the vanguard of the art world. Personally, even though I am an artist myself, I am not very charmed by most of what I see. That said, occasionally the Center has some amazing exhibitions. Enter with caution. Like most museums, forget the art, beeline to the restaurant for... More 

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