The re-opening day at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden Saturday, June 10, 2017, in Minneapolis, MN. Here, large crowds got to see up close once more the giant spoon and cherry erected at the Walker in 1985 by artist Claes Oldenburg and his wife, Coosje van Bruggen, as well as new pieces like Katharina Fritsch's much anticipated new royal-blue-colored sculpture
The re-opening day at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden Saturday, June 10, 2017, in Minneapolis, MN. Here, large crowds got to see up close once more the giant spoon and cherry erected at the Walker in 1985 by artist Claes Oldenburg and his wife, Coosje van Bruggen, as well as new pieces like Katharina Fritsch’s much anticipated new royal-blue-colored sculpture “Hahn/Cock”.
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Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, left to right, Minneapolis Parks superintendent Jayne Miller, Walker Art Center's executive director Olga Viso and U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, cut the ribbon officially re-opening the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.
Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, left to right, Minneapolis Parks superintendent Jayne Miller, Walker Art Center’s executive director Olga Viso and U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, cut the ribbon officially re-opening the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.
A large audience watched a ribbon cutting ceremony re-opening the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.
A large audience watched a ribbon cutting ceremony re-opening the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.
Olga Viso, Walker Art Center's executive director, facing camera, got a hug from Lt. Gov Tina Smith after a ribbon cutting ceremony re-opening the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.
Olga Viso, Walker Art Center’s executive director, facing camera, got a hug from Lt. Gov Tina Smith after a ribbon cutting ceremony re-opening the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.
L large crowds got to see up close once more the giant spoon and cherry, rear left, erected at the Walker in 1985 by artist Claes Oldenburg and his wife, Coosje van Bruggen, as well as new pieces like Katharina Fritsch's much anticipated new royal-blue-colored sculpture
L large crowds got to see up close once more the giant spoon and cherry, rear left, erected at the Walker in 1985 by artist Claes Oldenburg and his wife, Coosje van Bruggen, as well as new pieces like Katharina Fritsch’s much anticipated new royal-blue-colored sculpture “Hahn/Cock,” rear right.
A visitor walks by Mark Manders September Room (Room with Two Reclining Figures and Composition with Long Verticals) 2017, officially re-opening the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.
A visitor walks by Mark Manders September Room (Room with Two Reclining Figures and Composition with Long Verticals) 2017, officially re-opening the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.
A promotional mask for the event sits on a walking bridge near the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.
A promotional mask for the event sits on a walking bridge near the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.
Llarge crowds got to see up close once more the giant spoon and cherry erected at the Walker in 1985 by artist Claes Oldenburg and his wife, Coosje van Bruggen, as well as new pieces like Katharina Fritsch's much anticipated new royal-blue-colored sculpture
Llarge crowds got to see up close once more the giant spoon and cherry erected at the Walker in 1985 by artist Claes Oldenburg and his wife, Coosje van Bruggen, as well as new pieces like Katharina Fritsch’s much anticipated new royal-blue-colored sculpture “Hahn/Cock”.
Independent journalist and filmmaker Ralph Crowder III of Minneapolis, shows signs of the extreme heat while documenting the re-opening.
Independent journalist and filmmaker Ralph Crowder III of Minneapolis, shows signs of the extreme heat while documenting the re-opening.
Large crowds got to see up close once more the giant spoon and cherry erected at the Walker in 1985 by artist Claes Oldenburg and his wife, Coosje van Bruggen, as well as new pieces like Katharina Fritsch's much anticipated new royal-blue-colored sculpture
Large crowds got to see up close once more the giant spoon and cherry erected at the Walker in 1985 by artist Claes Oldenburg and his wife, Coosje van Bruggen, as well as new pieces like Katharina Fritsch’s much anticipated new royal-blue-colored sculpture “Hahn/Cock,” rear.
The re-opening day at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden Saturday, June 10, 2017, in Minneapolis, MN. Here, one of several new benches installed at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.
The re-opening day at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden Saturday, June 10, 2017, in Minneapolis, MN. Here, one of several new benches installed at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.
Nina Hale, a Walker Art Center board member and art fan, wore a yellow and blue chicken dress while biking to the re-opening across the nearby pedestrian bridge.
Nina Hale, a Walker Art Center board member and art fan, wore a yellow and blue…