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Honeybees and Confetti Drops: Having Fun with Web Design

We’re a serious bunch at the Walker Art Center, except when we aren’t. Cat breaks have made their way into Art News from Elsewhere, and we’ve tucked in a few Easter eggs for fans of these hidden amusements. Our new site includes a confetti drop that appears when you click on Parties & Special Events […]

We’re a serious bunch at the Walker Art Center, except when we aren’t. Cat breaks have made their way into Art News from Elsewhere, and we’ve tucked in a few Easter eggs for fans of these hidden amusements. Our new site includes a confetti drop that appears when you click on Parties & Special Events in the calendar. And for those who find their way to a place that they shouldn’t, there’s a custom 404 page. God forbid there’s a server crash, we’ll send you to a page featuring Charles Ray’s Unpainted Sculpture.

Last week Eric added accumulating bees to the Lifelike exhibition page. The longer you stay on the page, the larger the swarm.


For those of you hoping to attract a few bees of your own, here’s Eric’s script.