The Walker Art Center's annual gala, Avant Garden, brought together Minnesota's art community around the expanded Walker campus in Minneapolis for an evening of music, food, art and dancing.

Guests took an early evening stroll through the Sculpture Garden and mingled in the galleries over cocktails and hors d'oeuvres.

There was celebration of where the Walker has been and eager anticipation for the museum's future.

Funds raised will support the Walker's educational and artistic programming.