Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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Beyond Sustenance

To support 'Beyond Sustenance' - a series of exhibits, programs and workshops exploring connections within African American culture and culinary arts.

Sing Freedom Sing!

To engage Philadelphia residents and attract new audiences to the Mann Center for the Performing Arts with 'Sing Freedom Sing!' - a concert presenting classical orchestral works alongside African-American sacred music and gospel.

Anna Deveare Smith’s The Pipeline Project

To engage Philadelphia in a dialogue about young people being shuttled from school into the criminal justice system by supporting a two-year residency of actress and playwright Anna Deavere Smith.

BlackStar Film Festival

To support global black cinema through a film festival that will also feature a short screenplay contest

CITYWIDE: A Collective Exhibition

To promote visual arts collaboration and capture the energy of the city's arts district by enabling many collectives to produce a multivenue, one-month exhibit.

Center City Jazz Festival

To increase audiences for jazz by expanding the Center City Jazz Festival to include additional events and venues

Charles Searles: In Motion

To celebrate one of the community’s most beloved African-American artists, Charles Searles, by inviting art students from three universities to collaborate on paired exhibitions and events inspired by the artist’s legacy

City Wide Side-by-Side

To deepen amateur musicians' engagement with classical music by offering adults opportunities to perform alongside the orchestra's professionals.

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