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Fundraisers

CANCELLED: 18th Annual Spring Fling Fundraiser

CANCELLED: 18th Annual Spring Fling Fundraiser

Cancelled

Location:

Moore Building Miami Design District
191 NE 40th Street
Tickets go on sale in March

Given CDC, as well as state and local authority mandates on gatherings over the next eight weeks, it is necessary that we cancel our 18th Annual Spring Fling planned for May 2. We do not envision rescheduling given this uncertain moment. With this ever changing situation, our priority is putting everyone's health and well-being first.

The countdown is on for Locust Projects 18th Annual Spring Fling Fundraiser on May 2nd from 7pm – 10pm at the historic Moore Building in the Miami Design District. Featuring delicious bites and sips, music, silent art auction, artist editions, raffle, pop-ups, and more!

Guests are invited to Rock the Dot! as they mingle with Miami’s most influential art patrons and community and business leaders for a night of fun and fundraising for Locust Projects—Miami’s foremost incubator of art and ideas.

For information on Corporate Sponsorships and how to join the Host Committee, contact development@locustprojects.org or call 305-576-8570.

Proceeds from Spring Fling support programming at Locust Projects, a 501c3 not-for-profit organization. A portion of your donation may be tax deductible.

 

Fundraisers

Giving Tuesday Now

Giving Tuesday Now

Donate here

At Locust Projects, advocating for artists is not postponed or cancelled due to COVID-19. 

Believing art and artists are essential, we remain steadfast in our commitment to our artist-centric mission. WE NEED YOUR HELP TO DO IT. 

Please support Locust Projects and your other beloved organizations on #GivingTuesdayNow, a new global day of giving and unity that will take place on May 5, 2020 as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. It’s thanks to you, our community, that we have been Making Art Happen for twenty-one years, your help and support always make the difference in what we are able to do! 

wavemaker-grants

Virtual Happy Hour

Virtual Happy Hour

Meet the 2020 WaveMakers!

Location:

Via Zoom

Join us next week for a virtual happy hour on Zoom to meet and celebrate this year's Wavemaker Grants recipients.

Join Via Browser:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85963105278

Meeting ID: 859 6310 5278

Join Via Phone:

301 715 8592 or Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/keAdea097q

Meeting ID: 859 6310 5278

happenings

Christina Pettersson's Virtual Birthday Celebration

Christina Pettersson's Virtual Birthday Celebration

Location:

Zoom

Join Miami-based artist Christina Pettersson and Locust Projects for a virtual birthday celebratory toast! Christina Pettersson discusses her annual birthday traditions, celebrates South Florida's forgotten history, and talks about her upcoming exhibition at Locust Projects, In the Pines. BYOB and enable your camera to celebrate with us!

Join via Browser
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82927432326 
Meeting ID: 829 2743 2326

Join Via Phone
646 558 8656 or Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kc4EEOyAav
Meeting ID: 829 2743 2326

Photo: Eli Peck

talks

Rita Gonzalez

Rita Gonzalez

Terri and Michael Smooke Curator and Department Head of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Location:

Facebook Live

Join Locust Projects and Oolite Arts virtually for an online conversation with curator Rita Gonzalez.

This lecture will be streamed via Facebook live on both Locust Projects and Oolite Arts pages.

About the Curator
Rita Gonzalez is the Terri and Michael Smooke Curator and Department Head of Contemporary Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art where she has curated Phantom Sightings: Art after the Chicano Movement; Asco: Elite of the Obscure; Lost Line: Contemporary Art from the Collection; Agnés Varda in Californialand, In Production: Art and the Studio System, Christian Marclay: Sound Stories, among other exhibitions and programs. Gonzalez curated L.A. Exuberance: New Gifts by Artists, an exhibition that featured sixty gifts and marked the culmination of LACMA’s 50th anniversary year. From 1997–1999, she was the Lila Wallace Curatorial Fellow at the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego. She was on the curatorial team for Prospect 3 New Orleans and part of the curatorial teams for the first Current L.A. Biennial in 2016 and the Gwangju Bienale in 2018.

Welcome to Miami's incubator of new art and ideas.

STILL MAKING ART HAPPEN!

While health and saftey remain a priority, Locust Projects is as dedicated as ever to help Make Art Happen by supporting artists with resources and opportunities when they need us most.

We need your help to sustain our artist-driven mission.

Be an advocate for art and artists and make a donation today.

 

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