Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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Knight Art Programming and Acquisition Fund

To create the Knight Art Programming and Acquisition Fund to engage South Florida audiences by supporting programming for four unique project galleries at the Perez Art Museum of Miami and providing flexible support for the acquisition of works.

Knight Contemporary Art in Miami Fund

To create the Knight Contemporary Art in Miami Fund engaging South Florida audiences through support for cutting edge exhibitions by emerging and under-recognized artists.

100 Words Film Festival

To launch a film festival that challenges professional directors and student filmmakers to focus on the essence of storytelling by creating films that use exactly 100 spoken words. The first event was held Nov. 22 at the McGlohon Theater. A sold out crowd saw 30 film premieres, many by award-winning filmmakers.

Knight Artist in Residency and Renovation

To elevate Charlotte as a hub for artistic excellence by supporting the McColl Center for Art + Innovation’s Knight Artist in Residency program. Funding will help fellows expand their community engagement efforts in Charlotte.

Historic Carolina Theater in Charlotte

To provide pre-development support to transform a historic movie theater into an active civic space in the heart of Uptown Charlotte that promotes community engagement.

Ballet Folklorico Moyocoyani Izel

To share the traditional dances of Mexico's La Huasteca region by partnering with a local dance group and professionals in Mexico to teach the choreography to Detroiters

Literary Detroit

To jump start a monthly series that includes communal composition, word games and more giving poets and audience members a space to co-create poems and stories and play with language

Ananya Dance Theatre

To tell the story of womens' roles in the global food system through an interdisciplinary piece.

East Side Freedom Library

To create large-scale artworks that celebrate freedom and honor the people who have shaped the city's East Side.

Hamilton Ink Spot

To expand this cooperative that provides daily classes and a mentorship program for the hand printing of original artwork.

Ka Joog

To preserve the art of Somali poetry through a mobile art program offering performances and educational programming.

Shades of Yellow

To build the Hmong LGBT artist community by creating a studio where artists can create, perform and receive support to creatively share their stories.

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