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of  Parachute Exhibitions Worldwide

Including Past Events and Links to SignUps/Photos/Videos

2019

December
India,  Rajasthan, Jaipur – River Awareness Sustainability Event, 12 Parachutes on display

Fall
Yaoundé, Cameroon – Mother Earth Sculpture Dedication

September 26
New York City – Kallan Benson Acceptance Speech (on behalf of Fridays For Future) of UNEP Champions of the Earth Award

September 22
• Maryland – Wheaton Art Parade with Parachutes, 10am

September 20
Washington, DC – John Marshall Park (4th and C Streets NW) at 11am, marching to US Capitol (west side)

September 20
New York City – United Nations Building (100 Parachutes +) – WORLD CLIMATE STRIKE with Greta Thunberg’s Fridays For Future (Go to this website to register your strike!)

September 20
Sierra Leone – CCL Chapter Director Alhassan Sesay organized Parachutes For The Planet® activities with the Sierra Leone School Green Club.

September 13
Washington, DC – Strike with Greta! North Side of White House, 11-2pm

August 8
Burundi – Parachutes For The Planet display event

August 2
Guinée, Conakry – Parachutes For The Planet event

July 11
Washington, DCPlay-In For Climate Action, Join Moms from across the country at our sixth annual event with Parachutes, National Mall at 3rd St 9-11am. Register Here.

June 27
Zimbabwe, Mutare – Schools Commemorative Day of Africa Child with Parachutes

June 22
Germany, BonnWorld Renewable Energy Day in cooperation with international NGOs, rewewable  energy advocates & FridaysForFuture.org during the UN Climate Conference in Bonn. The launch event takes place at the UN Campus (United Nations Plaza) with high-profile speakers, Ukranian singer Ruslana & other musicians AND a Parachutes for the Planet display.

June 15
Germany, Bonn – Family March for Peace, Women & Human Rights and Climate Justice with Israeli Activist Yael Deckelbaum & The Mothers

June 8
Montgomery County, Maryland – 1st Annual Climate Music and Art Festival (with 350.org), Piney Branch Elementary School, 7510 Maple Avenue, Takoma Park, Maryland, 10am – 2pm, large display of parachutes (in gym and all-purpose room). RSVP Here 

June 5
India,  Rajasthan, Jaipur – World Environment Day, 5 Parachutes on display

May 24-30 and June 29
Mali, Batako – Parachute Action (15) in the INNOV VILLAGE component of the upcoming Africa parade of Innovators Hii-FESTIVAL. Parliament Members, US Embassy and other Officials to be present.

May 24
WORLD STUDENT CLIMATE STRIKEFridaysForFuture, started by Greta Thunberg

Climate Strike with Fridays For Future and Parents4Future groups and parachutes in Bonn, Germany

May 19
Bonn, Germany – Paint a Parachute together

May 13
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada – Meetings with Parliament Members with 30 Parachutes

May 3
Canada and WORLDFridays for Future Climate Strike with Parachutes with dozens of schools across Canada striking for better climate laws.

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

April 30
Nigeria, Kaduna State – Project on Climate Action. 5 Parachutes on display

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

April 13
Virginia, LeesburgGirl Scouts Annual Meeting, Distribute 300 Parachutes

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

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

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

March 15
WORLD STUDENT CLIMATE STRIKEFridaysForFuture, started by Greta Thunberg, 125 countries, over 2083 sites, 1.5 million students – 80 Parachutes at the US Capitol, Washington, DC

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

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

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

January 11
Canada, Ontario, Sudbury – 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
Canada, Sudbury, Ontario & Vancouver, British Columbia – 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
Nigeria, Abuja – 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
• Canada, Toronto – Parliament of World Religions Conference  – displayed Parachutes and participated in panel discussions

November 3 
Canada, Ontario, Sudbury – 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 
Washington, DC – US Supreme Court, 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 
Washington, DC – Freedom Plaza, 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
Canada, Sudbury – Parliament 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
Kenya, Nairobi – Climate Change Art Competition Award ceremony with 20-40 parachutes.

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

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

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

August 15
Missouri, Missouri River Regional Library, Jefferson City –  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
Nigeria, Lagos – 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
Canada, Ottawa – 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
Oregon, Eugene – 30-40 Parachutes, First Friday Art Walk, 750 Oak Street

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

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

May 18, 6pm – 7pm
Maryland, Chevy Chase – 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
Cameroon, Yaoundé – Mother Earth sculpture installed in park near Catholic University

February
Israel, Jerusalem – 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
China, Guilin – 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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