locket is an intimate, artistic project space in the Industrial SoDo neighborhood. Jennifer M. Brown, an entrepreneurial generative artist, intimate apparel designer and creative director of Under The Root, curates the space. locket supports the philanthropic artistic mission of the space through private rentals. The imaginative environment, furniture and props, plus wardrobe vault lend itself as a buoyant nook inside a historic building. Our clients so far include emerging and established artists, choreographers, students, independent entrepreneurs, and startup retailers. They have utilized the space for their project with a concept already in place or developed one with a walk-through tour and consultation.
locket does not discriminate based on race, gender spectrum identification, status, age, sexual expression, disability, or national origin. The space does, however, have the right to refuse projects that do not adhere to its non-discriminatory statement.
As a visionary space, locket hosts an open 400 square feet at the base of the north windows plus 800 square feet of inventive space throughout for documentation of photography, short film, video, meetings, classes, and performance projects. The architecture features a warehouse style with open floor plan, painted wood floors, and 13 feet high ceiling. The integral design studio of Under The Root houses a multitude of various vintage furnishings and props available for the natural to the most complex sets. A wardrobe vault contains over one thousand pieces of upcycled and vintage apparel, hats, gloves, jewelry, coats, shoes, and an abundance of accoutrements.
amenities included with the rental agreement:
two north facing windows with adjustable shades, seamless walls, mirrors (different sizes), full bathroom with preparation area and styling chair, garment racks, ample outlets in all areas, modular tables and chairs, wireless internet, dressing area, steamer and ironing station, full kitchen, freight/commuter elevator, secured door
There is a Monthly Membership offered for those independent, non-commercial artists interested in continual usage of the space during a 31 day period with a maximum of 10 hours and 1-6 occupants per reservation date/time.
We welcome Professional and Commercial projects. The rates are available upon request and subject to your project needs.
The locket availability calendar shows upcoming availability and is regularly updated with the current locket reservations.
The locket leaflet below contains base rates, hours, contact information, and general details.
A calendar with descriptions for upcoming workshops, classes, events, gatherings, and meetups is located here.
locket newsletter, virtual lovebot letter, contains highlights, calendar updates, and notes of news. Subscribe by email to firstname.lastname@example.org with LOCKET MAILING LIST in the subject line OR use the locket newsletter signup form here.
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