This page is for major installations of The Mourning Project.  Stay tuned for updates.  Click here for our online exhibition of booties.

“Little Elegies”

See the entire collection of 20.000 handmade baby booties.

Kranzberg Arts Foundation Gallery

June 22-August 10

 Gallery hours:  Saturdays, 12:00-4:00 pm and by appointment

501 N. Grand Blvd, St. Louis, MO

Watch this space for information on adjacent events as it is available.

March of Dimes Mom and Baby Action Network Summit

-Private Event-

June 11-12

Chicago, IL


One Day’s Disparity is a visualization of rate of black infant mortality in the US, which is twice that of white babies. Submitted to Art Against Racism.
detail, The Mourning Project: One Day’s Disparity

D’Art Center

Norfolk, VA

2nd Annual National Fiber Art Show–Material II

October 10, 2020 through November 7, 2020

The Mourning Project: One Day II
The Mourning Project: One Day II, detail 1
The Mourning Project: One Day II, detail 2

March of Dimes 2020 March for Babies   CANCELLED

Wesley Bolin Plaza, in front of the Arizona State Capital

1700 West Washington Street, Phoenix

Visions Art Museum

San Diego, CA

January 3, 2020

TMP founder Mary Vaneecke at Visions Art Museum in San Diego.


Miss San Diego Amanda Martin learned how to make a pair baby booties for the project.
Sai Sadhu signs up to make a panel at Visions Art Museum!

TMP at Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL in October, 2019.
Les made his first pair of booties at HPAC in Chicago.

Foundry Art Centre

St. Charles, MO

October 2019

Installation at the Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles, MO.

“Little Elegies”

The First Exhibition of The Mourning Project

YMCA of Southern Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

April 2019

Click here for a link to a time lapse video of the installation.


View of the ‘Little Elegies’ installation, at dusk, by candlelight.
detail of the altar cloth
The Mourning Project, detail of altar–photo by Jack Kulawick
Adding a pair of booties to the installation.
Sun setting on the installation.
View from the altar.
A few of the Arizona makers.


So stay tuned for more, and keep making those booties.

Applications are pending for additional exhibitions.

To bring The Mourning Project to your venue, email mary@maryvaneeecke.com


2 thoughts on “Exhibitions

  1. I have two bags of booties (made from felt) which a friend and neighbor made and since she is out of town, I got them from her husband who returned to Tucson yesterday. I said I would get them to you, but wonder if you still want them. Let me know, at 520-444-0338. Thanks, Susan

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