Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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Neighborhood Spotlight Series

To provide everyday artistic experiences in Chinatown and South Philadelphia by creating site-specific works for nontraditional places like restaurants, storefronts and public plazas

New Public Art at Dilworth Plaza

To help transform historic Dilworth Plaza by commissioning sculptor Janet Echelman to create an artwork inspired by the site's historic association with water and steam

Outside The (Black) Box

To weave the arts into the community by presenting revamped versions of plays in non-traditional spaces, including Eastern State Penitentiary and the Land Conservancy of Elkins Park

Random Acts of Culture

To continue to break down barriers of access to the performing arts and touch the lives of Philadelphia residents with a second season of Random Acts of Culture (RAC), a series of unexpected, spontaneous cultural performances in nontraditional settings

Site and Sound Gardens

To transform overgrown and abandoned spaces into "sacred" art parks for the community by engaging residents to create visual and sound gardens in the Niceville-Tioga neighborhood

Skateable City

To help transform neighborhoods by turning blacktop lots into art-laden skate parks

Small But Mighty Arts Grants

To give a boost to local artists by creating a mini grant program to help cover their production costs with awards ranging from $50 to $1,000

Community PlanIT

To implement Community PlanIT, an online tool that enables engagement in local community planning efforts, in four Knight communities: Detroit, Akron, San Jose and Philadelphia

Dancing around The Bride

To support the exhibition "Dancing around The Bride: John Cage, Merce Cunningham, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, and Marcel Duchamp" from October 2012 to January 2013 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

La Bohème Simulcast Event

To launch Philadelphia's cultural season with a live, high-definition simulcast of the Opera Company of Philadelphia's Opening Night performance of Puccini's La Bohème on Philadelphia's historic Independence Mall

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