Mission

Reimagine's mission is to help all people face adversity, loss, and mortality, and channel the hard parts of life into meaningful action and growth.

What is Reimagine?

Vision

Reimagine envisions a world where we can embrace life fully—from this moment through the end—and collectively contribute to a more just and compassionate society.

Values

J.E.D.I. (justice/equity/diversity/inclusion), to champion a compassionate space for all people
Community
, to support personal and collective transformation through life’s challenges
Creativity
, to explore our biggest questions with curiosity
Authenticity
, to stay true to our hearts and minds
Courage
, to turn towards what is hard
Optimism
, to believe in, strive for, and manifest new possibilities
Celebration
, to savor this “one wild and precious life”*

*From Mary Oliver’s The Summer Day

What we do

Reimagine hosts community-driven experiences that bring creativity, connection, and essential conversation to communities around the world. Reimagine experiences encompass:

  • Arts + Entertainment
  • Healthcare + Social Services
  • Spirituality + Religion
  • Innovation + Design

Past festivals

Reimagine was initially prototyped in 2016, inspired by OpenIDEO’s End of Life Challenge as part of an effort to investigate the intersection of art, community, and end of life.

Learn more about the thousands of events from our past festivals.

  • Grief, Growth, & Action, 2021
  • Creating Space, 2020
  • Life, Loss, & Love, 2020
  • San Francisco Bay Area, 2019
  • New York City, 2018
  • San Francisco Bay Area, 2018
  • San Francisco Bay Area, 2016

Together, we explore these four themes

Wonder

Consider the big questions about life and death, illness and loss, love and connection, through spirituality, science, and the arts.

Preparation

Plan for and manage serious illness, dying, and death, for ourselves and the people we care about.

Remembrance

Create space for all types of grief and honor those we love, through memories, words, and actions.

Living Fully

In the face of our impermanence, embrace life, our families, our communities, and our planet, through well-being, purpose, and positive impact.