meraki: (n.) the soul, creativity, or love put into something; the essence of yourself that is put into your work.
The Meraki Gallery is a non-profit, student-managed art gallery and exhibition space at Jackson High School. Students from the Jackson School for the Arts take on all the administrative and artistic tasks including direction, curation, installation, and marketing. The Gallery does not sell or negotiate the sale of any work shown in our space.
Provide our students opportunities to acquire skills important to work in arts administration, as well as the communication, customer-service, and task management skills that translate across a number of career fields.
Showcase exhibits that are designed around a range of artistic approaches, interdisciplinary connections and cultural diversity.
Provide an opportunity for students to present their art in a professional, public setting.
Provide relevant, real-world experiences for our students.