Teens takeover at the Walker

walker-teen-0425-013Teen Takeover: Double Take

Thursday, April 17, 5 – 9 pm

A Youth-Curated Event Presented by the Walker Art Center Teen Arts Council

Join us for the spring Teen Takeover: Double Take, an evening of youth curated performances, hands-on art-making, music, food, and museum activation inspired by the human instinct to seek, find, and understand. You’ll be surprised by what you might discover! Presented by the Walker Art Center Teen Arts Council (WACTAC).



Performing Arts Showcase

Walker Cinema, 7–8:30 pm

Come witness everything from breakdancing to opera singing by youth performers from Huge Theater, MN Opera, Looney Tunes Break Dancing Crew, Penumbra Theater, and Kulture Klub Collaborative.

Pop to the Top!

Cargill Lounge, 5–7 pm
Twin Cities youth took inspiration from cooking battles and designed a competition of epic proportions. Teams of competitors fight for the title of Popcorn Champion. Stop by to compete, watch, or just eat popcorn while guest judges decide who reigns supreme. Soundtrack provided by Radio K’s Those Meddling Kids.

Old School Art School with Shannon Joyce

Target/Friedman Galleries, 5–9 pm
What happens when the art gallery becomes the artist’s studio? Find out when visual artist Shannon Joyce hosts still-life drawing in the exhibition Hopper Drawing: A Painter’s Process.

Hands on Art-Making

Star Tribune Art Lab, 5–8 pm
Expand your notion of map-making! Using exciting and intriguing materials, create a map of the physical and mental places you exist in to better understand how we as people are both separated and simultaneously connected.


Information provided by Walker Art Center press release.