Knight Foundation has selected five local nominees from this year’s group of finalists – the rest is up to you. Vote for your favorite and the winner will receive $20,000 for their Miami art project. Click here to watch profiles of the five finalists, then text to vote for your favorite.
Voting runs Sept. 24-Oct. 22, 2012. The nominees are:
- 6th Street Dance Studio: A nonprofit studio in Little Havana
- Arts Garage: A cultural hub in Palm Beach
- FUNDarte: A multidisciplinary nonprofit producing multicultural exhibits and performances
- LAB Miami: A co-working space at the intersection of art and business
- Urgent, Inc.: A 501(c) 3 working in part with the arts to revitalize urban communities
Now in its fifth year, the Knight Arts Challenge is a community-wide contest for the best ideas for the arts. Sponsored by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the challenge has invested $17 million in projects that help bring South Florida together through culture.