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January 6, 2018, Saturday - Free First Saturday: ¡Hola, Cuba! at Walker Art Center

Time: 10 AM - 6 PM

Location: Walker Art Center, 725 Vineland Place


Free First Saturday: ¡Hola, Cuba!

Warm up this winter by dancing to Latin inspired beats, listening to the sounds of everyday Cuba, and watching an award-winning Cuban film for kids. Stop by the Art Lab and make your own prints inspired by revolutionary posters found in Adios Utopia: Dreams and Deceptions in Cuban Art Since 1950.

Gallery admission is free for everyone on the first Saturday of each month from 10 am to 6 pm, with a variety of family activities scheduled from 10 am to 3 pm.

Music: DJ Don Cuco
10 am–3 pm
Dance to DJ Don Cuco’s Latin-inspired beats all day.

Art Activity: Printmaking
11 am–3 pm
Learn basic relief printmaking techniques and create your own images inspired by the Cuban revolutionary posters of the 1950s and 60s.

Experience: Sounds from Cuba
11 am–3 pm
Listen to authentic sound recordings of daily life in Cuba. Brought to you by Minnesotan brothers Jesse and Jonah Marks, who founded The Touch of Sound in order to showcase the diversity of the the world in a unique and unexpected way.

Tours: Adios Utopia
12 noon & 2 pm: Spanish-language tour
1 pm: English-language tour
Learn about the exhibition from our expert educators.

Film: Viva Cuba
2 pm
An award-winning Cuban children’s film, Viva Cuba is the dramatic tale of two young friends who go on a runaway adventure across the country when their parents’ differences threaten to come between them. Directed by Juan Carlos Cremata Malberti and Iraida Malberti Cabrera. 2005, Cuba, 80 minutes, in Spanish with English subtitles, recommended for ages 9 and up.