of  Parachute Exhibitions Worldwide

Including Past Events and Links to SignUps/Photos/Videos

2019

Fall
Yaoundé, Cameroon – Mother Earth Sculpture Dedication

June 28-30
• Batako, Mali – Parachute Action in the INNOV VILLAGE component of the upcoming Africa parade of Innovators Hi-FESTIVAL.

June 1
• Montgomery County, Maryland – Music and Art Climate Festival (with 350.org), Takoma Park Middle School

May 3
• Canada – Fridays for Future Climate Strike with Parachutes. Dozens of schools across Canada will strike for better climate laws.

May 2-4
• Bonn, Germany – United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Festival of Action, World Conference Center. 17 Parachutes on display, one for each of the 17 SDGs.

April 28
• Montgomery County, Maryland Greenfest – Brookside Gardens with Parachutes

April 13
• Leesburg, Virginia – Girl Scouts Annual Meeting, Distribute 300 Parachutes

March 29
• Tel-Aviv, Israel – Climate March, 18 parachutes and MEP Inflatable Booth at Meir Park

March 26
• Ontario, Canada – Breakfast with Members of Provincial Parliament at Queen’s Park,
Parachutes across Ontario will be on display

March 24
• Rockville, Maryland – VisArts Center – Parachute Painting for Greenfest (155 Gibbs Street)

February 18, 10:30am & 1:30pm & 5pm
• Annapolis, Maryland – House of Delegates, Reclaim Our Future with Students and Parachutes

January
• Freetown, Sierra Leone – Freetown Teachers College Parachute Sustainability Event

January 22-27
• Panama City, Panama – World Youth Day: The  Pope comes to Central America and will be surrounded by 41 Parachutes, created by local religious and school groups.

January 11
• Sudbury, Ontario, Canada – Friday’s For Future Sudbury Rally, Youth advocate for Northern Ontario’s Hospital to follow Lancet recommendations – Parachute used in the lobbying

2018

December 28-29
• Zimbabwe – Seminar and Safe Cities Summit in the City of Mutare, attended by mining companies, extractive companies and industry. Many parachutes will be at this event.

December 7
• Sudbury, Ontario & Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada – Friday’s For Future Sudbury Rally, MP for Sudbury, Paul Lefebvre and MPP for Nickel Belt, France Gelinas and other adults played parachute games with the youth; Youth rally outside of the BC Environment Minister’s office

November 15
• Abuja, Nigeria – Parachutes & Arts for Climate for Senior Secondary Schools in FCT Abuja, Millennium Park Abuja,  9am – 4pm

November 10
Washington, DCFlicks For Change, Parachutes to be displayed at the Halcyon House, 4-8:30pm, Tickets Available

November 4
• Toronto, Canada – Parliament of World Religions Conference  – displayed Parachutes and participated in panel discussions

November 3 
• Sudbury, Ontario, Canada – Friday’s For Future Lone Striker Sophia Mathur, 20 parachutes at Memorial Park, MP for Timmins James Bay Charlie Angus and other adults played parachute games with Sophia

October 29, 12-2pm 
US Supreme Court, Washington, DC – Parachutes in front of Supreme Court. This court is discussing the Juliana vs USA case (21 kids suing the US government about climate change).

October 29, 9-11am 
Freedom Plaza, Washington, DC – Parachutes across the street from DC Council Building. This council is voting on most ambitious climate bill in US, 100% carbon-neutral by 2032. Coordinated with CCL. 

October 15
Sudbury, CanadaParliament Hill, Parachutes collected from across Canada

October 13
Washington, DC – Mother Earth Project’s Parachutes For The Planet™ World Inaugural Exhibition, Georgetown Waterfront Park, 11am – 4pm

September 12
• Nairobi, Kenya – Climate Change Art Competition Award ceremony with 20-40 parachutes.

October – September
• Sunnyvale Community Center, Creative Arts Center, 550 East Remington Drive, Sunnyvale, California – Parachutes on Display

September 8
People Climate Movement – San Fransisco, California, City Hall, Climate March ahead of the Global Climate Action Summit on Sep 12-14, PHOTOS

September 2
• Grand Rapids, Michigan – Lions and Rabbits, 10 – 2pm, Paint a Parachute

August 15
• Missouri River Regional Library, Jefferson City, Missouri –  Parachute display for the Citizens’ Climate Lobby meeting

July 19-21
Zero Hour Youth Climate March, in partnership with MEP, Citizens’ Climate Lobby, Sierra Club – Washington, DC on the National Mall at 12th St (and other sister city locations)
• Citizens’ Climate Lobby Sister Parachute Exhibitions – Ann Arbor, Michigan at City Hall, Indianapolis, Indiana, Canberra, Australia

June 10-12
Washington, DC – First Parachute ExhibitionCitizens’ Climate International Conference and Lobby Day, Omni Shoreham Hotel Blue Room

June 5
Lagos, Nigeria – World Environment Day Celebration, including government officials, members of parliament, labor unions, students and the general public. The project was executed by the Climate Aid Initiative.

June 2
• Ottawa, Canada – Earth Day Festival at Memorial Park

June 2
Eugene, Oregon – Eugene School District 4J in collaboration with the EWEB Education Partnership

June 1, 5pm – 8:30pm
Eugene, Oregon30-40 Parachutes, First Friday Art Walk, 750 Oak Street

May and June
Geneseo, IllinoisGHS Environmental Club Parachute on display at Public Library,805 N Chicago Street

May 30Sierra Leone, Africa – Freetown Teachers College (FTC), Jui, Freetown, (14 Parachutes from different schools)

May 18, 6pm – 7pm
Chevy Chase, Maryland – Somerset ES 5th Grade Environmental Art and Parachute Exhibition, Town Hall, 4510 Cumberland Ave

April 20, Earth Day
Providence, Rhode IslandProvidence Montessori School students sing with their parachute at Earth Day concert

April
• Yaoundé, Cameroon – Mother Earth sculpture installed in park near Catholic University

February
• Jerusalem, Israel – Mother Earth sculpture installed in Bloomfield Gardens next to the King David Hotel

2017

October 17
• Washington, DC – The Big Build at the National Building Museum – MEP Inflatable Booth major debut

September
• Guilin, China – Mother Earth sculpture installed at Boya Academy

April 29
• Climate March Worldwide – Kallan Benson marches in DC with her 24′ diameter butterfly parachute with 1600 student signatures (first parachute of the Parachute For The Planet™ project).
Washington, DC – Mother Earth Sculpture Dedication in Georgetown

The MEP’s Inaugural Dedication took place on Climate March Day next to the Mother Earth sculpture in Washington, DC, along the Potomac River.

January 29
• Washington, DC – First Mother Earth sculpture installed in Georgetown along the Potomac River

2016

November 20
• Washington, DC – American University Katzen Center – First public lecture about the Mother Earth Project – MEP Inflatable Booth debut

 

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