Category Events

Music Jam & Dinner

Courtyard at night

we invite you to take part in a sonic and bodily exploration of the possible: we’re gathering to jam. dinner provided. please no photos or videos. note: this is a participatory intimate gathering to explore musicianship, fellowship, and movement. Thur…

Catwalk Under the Oaks

Denim Show Button

You are invited to our 2nd Annual Catwalk Under the Oaks: Denim and Blues Couture with designers from Material Institute, New Orleans, and creative production from Creative Elements Productions, Denise Baumann and elaborate headdresses by The French Potager. The dress…

Spring Fling

Join us for our annual Spring Fling with food, games, a visit from the Easter Bunny and an easter egg hunt. Sat April 1611–2pm 24 Carrot Garden

The Embassy 2022 Showcase

The Embassy’s Recording Resident Artists spent the last 10 months recording albums and EPs in the studio. To culminate their residency cycle, the six artists will present live sets of material from their albums. Free and open to the public.…

Embassy Live Videos

Each year we film live music videos in our studio for each recording resident. 2021–22 GDOTNUMBER6Seal Team 6 Geovane SantosUm Dia de Domingo TellemtalezAwesome T3rrall333 SenkaYou Are Here MAKEOUTSHINOBIConversations in Paris Geovane SantosElegia Brasileira (Brazilian Elegy) Credits:Director – Aimée Toledano…

Tracksuit Fashion Show

Material Institute designers showcase their renditions of the tracksuit in a one-night runway show and fashion exhibition. Admission is free, but we do have special perks for donors! All tickets must be reserved. We have limited seating. Tracksuit Fashion ShowSat…

Fashion & Textiles Events

Past Fashion & Textiles events: – Pilot Show 2018– July Show 2019– December Show 2019– Pandemic Project 2020– December Show 2020– May Corset Show 2021 External Events: – Tufting Gun Tapestries at Chicago Biennale. Chicago, 2019– Big Freedia at Music…