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Aug
6
Fri
2021
Wings of the City comes to Greenville, SC
Aug 6 all-day
The City of Greenville announced that we will be the first city on the east coast of the US to host the monumental bronze sculpture collection — Wings of the City — by world-renowned Mexican artist Jorge Marín.

The nine sculptures will arrive in town on April 2 and remain on display throughout Falls Park + on the campus of the Peace Center until OctoberClick here for an interactive map to view the future locations of the works of art. #ProTip — If you click on each pin on the map, you can view the name of the sculpture, the year it was created, its size, and a brief description of the inspiration behind its creation.

Map of Wings of the City Sculptures
Map of Wings of the City Sculptures

Previously, the iconic sculpture from the collection Alas de México (alas means wings in Spanish) has even *flown* to Sacramento, CA; Denver, CO; Dubai; and Istanbul.

The city partnered with the Hispanic Alliance, the Jorge Marín Foundation, Bank of America, and others to secure the exhibition of this collection in Greenville. The collection is expected to draw visitors from across the region and Adela Mendoza, executive director of the Hispanic Alliance of SC, said, ‘Wings of the City’ highlights the importance of migration and the cultural exchange that enriches societies…This world-class exhibit celebrates the global spirit of the Upstate — symbolizing human connection across distance, and the role of art as a universal language.”

Aug
19
Thu
2021
Immigration Law & Travel Restrictions Update
Aug 19 @ 11:30 am
EACC Carolinas Lunch & Learn
Immigration Law & Travel Restrictions Update

August 19 @ 11:30 am EDT / 17h30 CET

Join us for a review of emerging issues in US employment-based immigration matters and an update on travel restrictions.  This European American Chamber of Commerce – Carolinas event is presented by Ogletree Deakins and offered in partnership with Upstate SC Alliance and World Affairs Council Upstate.

Sep
3
Fri
2021
Wings of the City comes to Greenville, SC
Sep 3 all-day
The City of Greenville announced that we will be the first city on the east coast of the US to host the monumental bronze sculpture collection — Wings of the City — by world-renowned Mexican artist Jorge Marín.

The nine sculptures will arrive in town on April 2 and remain on display throughout Falls Park + on the campus of the Peace Center until OctoberClick here for an interactive map to view the future locations of the works of art. #ProTip — If you click on each pin on the map, you can view the name of the sculpture, the year it was created, its size, and a brief description of the inspiration behind its creation.

Map of Wings of the City Sculptures
Map of Wings of the City Sculptures

Previously, the iconic sculpture from the collection Alas de México (alas means wings in Spanish) has even *flown* to Sacramento, CA; Denver, CO; Dubai; and Istanbul.

The city partnered with the Hispanic Alliance, the Jorge Marín Foundation, Bank of America, and others to secure the exhibition of this collection in Greenville. The collection is expected to draw visitors from across the region and Adela Mendoza, executive director of the Hispanic Alliance of SC, said, ‘Wings of the City’ highlights the importance of migration and the cultural exchange that enriches societies…This world-class exhibit celebrates the global spirit of the Upstate — symbolizing human connection across distance, and the role of art as a universal language.”