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April 2018

20th Anniversary Spring Fling

April 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Miami Design District Paradise Plaza, 151 NE 41st Street
Miami, 33127
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$200

20TH ANNIVERSARY SPRING FLING CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF SUPPORTING ARTISTS + MAKING ART HAPPEN SATURDAY, APRIL 7, 2018 7PM TO 10PM MIAMI DESIGN DISTRICT PARADISE PLAZA Supporting Locust Projects’ exhibitions and programs CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS NOW!  Non-Members: $200 per person Join today and receive a special link to the LP Members-only rate or contact Charity Von Guinness at charity@locustprojects.org or 305-576-8570 for more information. THEME: INSPIRED BY ANDY WARHOL’S SILVER FACTORY ATTIRE: SEXY, SILVER, SHIMMER. ENJOY: COCKTAILS AND CANAPES, MUSIC, ART ACTIVATIONS, SILENT ART AND LUXURY…

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WaveMaker Cycle 4 Award Ceremony

April 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

Join us for a celebratory evening honoring the WaveMaker Cycle 4 Grant recipients, past recipients, and all in our creative community in Miami who are the reason this was the first Warhol regional regranting program in the South! CONGRATULATIONS TO THE GRANTEES: New Work/Projects: PageSlayers Sarah Maria dos Santos & Jeffery Sanford ThirdHorizon Antonia Wright Long-Haul Projects: Danielle Bender Cathy Byrd Leo Casteneda Morel Doucet Alex Nuñez Julian Yuri Rodriguez Research & Development / Implementation: LCHN OCR Onajide Shabaka Anita…

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OPENING RECEPTION: SPRING EXHIBITIONS

April 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Locust Projects, 3852 North Miami Avenue
Miami, FL 33127 United States
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Free

Join us for a reception celebrating the opening of two new commissioned projects: Main Gallery: Rancourt and Yatsuk: HORIZONS Project Room: Laura Marsh Meet the artists. Enjoy cocktails and small bites. Free.

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Talks: Trevor Schoonmaker

April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Little Haiti Cultural Center, 212 NE 59th Terrace
Miami, FL 33137 United States
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Join Locust Projects and ArtCenter/South Florida on Wednesday, April 25 from 7 to 9pm at Little Haiti Cultural Center for a conversation with Trevor Schoonmaker, Artistic Director of the U.S. Triennial, Prospect New Orleans (Prospect.4) and Chief Curator and Patsy R. and Raymond D. Nasher Curator of Contemporary Art at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. Hired in 2006 as its first contemporary art curator, he has been instrumental in shaping the museum’s curatorial vision and contemporary art collection. His Nasher…

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May 2018

R+D / Mobile Studio: Jamilah Sabur

May 8 - May 31
Locust Projects, 3852 North Miami Avenue
Miami, FL 33127 United States
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Locust Projects presents Saint Cities a research project by Jamilah Sabur. For this project, Sabur has selected a team of students she has recently spent time with during her residency at Crisp Ellert Art Museum at Flagler College to join her in designing a collaborative project together. The only objective is that it must exist simultaneously across 4 Saint Cities: St. Augustine, San Diego, São Paulo, and Saint-Michel (Montreal). Sabur will occupy the R + D space May 12 -…

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Forecasting Fear – A Discussion on Art, Media and Technology

May 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

In conjunction with Whithervanes, our Art on the Move project by artist collective rootoftwo, Locust Projects will be hosting a panel discussion on the intersections of art, media and technology. The panel discussion will include Cezanne Charles and John Marshall of rootoftwo, Chris Barr of the Knight Foundation, and Willie Avendano of 01. With Whithervanes, rootoftwo have created weathervanes for the twenty-first century, tracking and measuring the “climate of fear” on the internet. This discussion will highlight how artists, technologists and the…

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R+D / Saint Cities: dana washington’s UNDER BONE

May 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Locust Projects, 3852 North Miami Avenue
Miami, FL 33127 United States
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  As part of her time in the R+D / Mobile Studio Jamilah Sabur will be hosting a series of public programs. Join us May 23 at 7 pm for a screening of dana washington’s UNDER BONE. UNDER BONE is a narrated experimental-drama featuring ethereal vignettes linked by a woman's devotion, grief and ancestral evocation, as she traverses stories beneath her rib cage. dana washington (b. 1985) explores existence, agency and the imagination through film, portraiture, text, and narration. washington…

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June 2018

Talks: Valerie Cassel Oliver

June 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Little Haiti Cultural Center, 212 NE 59th Terrace
Miami, FL 33137 United States
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Join Locust Projects and ArtCenter/South Florida at Little Haiti Cultural Center on Wednesday, March 21 from 7 to 9pm for a conversation with Valerie Cassel Oliver, Sydney and Frances Lewis Family Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Before joining the museum in July, 2017, Cassel Oliver was a senior curator at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston. Her experience includes co-curating the Whitney Museum of American Art’s Biennial Exhibition in 2000; directing the Visiting Artists Program at…

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July 2018

LAB: MFA Presents Brian Vu: lung tone_mirror print_

July 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Locust Projects, 3852 North Miami Avenue
Miami, FL 33127 United States
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Join us Wednesday the 11th for a preview and intimate discussion with Locust Projects' 2018 LAB: MFA artist Brian Vu prior to the opening of lung tone_mirror print_ on the 14th. 6:30pm - Cocktail 7pm - Practice & Process Talk Performance will take place immediately following the talk. About Brian Vu: lung tone_mirror print_: For his LAB:MFA project, Brian Vu will present lung tone_ mirror print_, a site-specific installation for our project gallery. Currently enrolled in Cranbrook Academy of Art,…

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Locust Art Builders (LAB) Summer Art Intensive for Teens & LAB: MFA Opening

July 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for the opening of Locust Art Builders (LAB) Summer Art Intensive for Teens & LAB MFA. For four weeks, 20 high school-aged artists from across Miami-Dade County will work under the mentorship of established contemporary visual artists to learn about the practical and creative aspects of mounting a public exhibition, which they will develop and produce in collaboration with thei r peers. The LAB program encourages participants to develop ideas and produce work collaboratively, resulting in an exhibition that is produced as…

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