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Re(ad) Treat

Every Tuesday and Thursday in July, we’ll be hosting RE(ad) TREAT in the garden. RE(ad) TREAT is an afterschool nomadic pop-up library where kids discover the love of reading and practice financial literacy through culturally-empowering books. Tuesdays and Thursdays in…

Louise Lyngh Bjerregaard Artist Talk

We’re excited about this lecture for our students💡 Louise Lyngh Bjerregaard is a young artistic director working in Paris whose work is recognized for blurring the boundaries between ready-to-wear and couture and at the same time expanding the definitions of…

Material Sounds Vol. 3

𝕄𝕒𝕥𝕖𝕣𝕚𝕒𝕝 𝕊𝕠𝕦𝕟𝕕𝕤 – Hotel St Vincent welcomes Material Institute for an ongoing live music residency Upcoming Performers Include: High Heal Doula | Spoken word performer and poet Mykia Jovan | Vocalist and songwrite RSVP for Complimentary Access Sat June 24th7pm…

Recording Artist Residency

Applications to the 2023 Recording Artist Residency are now closed. Applications will open again in May 2024. The Recording Artist Residency is a ten-month residency designed to further the development of New Orleans’ recording artists.   Six artists per year are…

Womb Wellness Series

Youth Edition  We’ll practice breath work, sound healing, singing, and Qi Gong. We will plant herbs that support womb wellness. There will be herbal offerings from our garden. Cupping and ear acupuncture available. Meal provided. – Circle of Introduction– Womb…

Womb Wellness Series

Mother’s Day Edition  We’ll practice breath work, sound healing, singing, and Qi Gong. We will plant herbs that support womb wellness. There will be herbal offerings from our garden. Cupping and ear acupuncture available. Meal and childcare provided. Sat May…

Dador Artist Talk + Pop-Up

We’re having a pop-up! Dador Havana will be joining us for an in-person Artist Talk and Made in Cuba Pop-up. Get yourself some local and Cuban fashions and experience plant-based Caribbean food and music. Dador is a forward thinking Cuban…

Material Fête 2023

This year we’re combining our Spring Fling and Embassy Showcase for an all day garden, textile, and music festival Each year, Material Institute awards six emerging artists with studio time to record an EP. The annual showcase features live performances…

LaChaun Moore Artist Talk

Join us Monday for a virtual Artist Talk with LaChaun Moore RSVP LaChaun Moore is an ethnographic fiber farmer researcher and interdisciplinary artist and designer. She is the founder of nnia (knee-ah) a small-scale fiber-based farm located on Johns Island in…

Birdfoot Festival

Join the musicians of the 2023 Birdfoot Festival at Material Institute for the sixth leg of a listening pilgrimage that asks how we can understand our entwined relationship with the natural world through our ears. Winding through the entire Birdfoot…