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Never Built New York

Explore the New York City that could have been through an exhibition revealing two hundred years of unrealized urban design.
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African penguins are facing extinction — help the Association of Zoos & Aquariums install 1,500 artificial nests to protect the endangered population.
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Women in Stem Visibility Art Project

by Idoia Asensio

Contribute to the visibility of Women in Stem through art, making a series of 10 portraits under Creative Commons licence

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As the Crow Flies: Volume One!

by IronSpike

The first collection of Melanie Gillman's extraordinary webcomic about a queer, black teen girl at an all-white Christian summer camp!

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Maven Market Box

by Jillian Gorman

Curating gift boxes with thoughtfulness and intentionality while promoting small businesses and creative expression.

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The premiere of CAST, STAGE, AUTHOR

by Yanira Castro

CAST, STAGE, AUTHOR is a trilogy of new performance and installation works by a canary torsi about how we represent ourselves.

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Frida Kahlo Action Figure

by Today Is Art Day

We want to pay tribute to Frida Kahlo, one of the greatest painters in the history of art.

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Sea Turtle Hat is here! You asked for it. Now wear it out.

by Lynn Johnson

Follow up to the popular Turtle Hat. More weird than The Turtle Hat but just as outgoing and friendly. Amazing fun, now with flippers.

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#Mickey la película

by Betzabé García

¡Queremos hacer el film de Mickey! We want to make Mickey's film!

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The Aviary Cocktail Book

by The Alinea Group

A unique collaboration to create a book for one of the world's most innovative bars.

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spaceBOUND - A Cooperative Zero-Gravity Puzzle Platformer

by Gravity Whale Games

Explore, solve, and survive together. We are taking the puzzle-platformer genre and giving it a unique cooperative twist. In space.

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Newsbud Phase 3, Support a 100% People-Funded Media Outlet

by Sibel Edmonds

Tired of getting your news from sources funded by mega-corporations? Newsbud—100% people-funded media. Where media integrity matters.

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REAL: Felisa's Debut Album

by Felisa

Can pop music bring people together in a polarized world? I think so, I want to try. Please support the recording of my first album.

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Queens Of The World: Una mirada a la escena drag de la CDMX

by Luis Esparza y Desirée Treviño

Queens Of The World: A Photography book that provides a glimpse into the drag scene of Mexico City.

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Creatures and Creepies: the monster art of Charamath

by Audre Schutte

For years I've been drawing monsters on a daily basis. Now I'm gathering hundreds of my favorite sketches into a creature-packed book.

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BIKI: First Bionic Wireless Underwater Fish Drone

by Robosea

The most powerful, ecological and portable wireless underwater drone. Throw it! Capture the most fantastic moments.

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Bexar Stage: Build An Improv Theatre In San Antonio TX!

by Bexar Stage

Boost the growing improv community in San Antonio by helping us build an improv theatre that is 100% dedicated to the art of comedy.

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