Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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Hidden City Philadelphia

To inspire residents to explore Philadelphia's history and imagine new futures for the urban landscape with Hidden City Philadelphia, a quadrennial festival that transforms private space into public space for community enjoyment

Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby

To unite the Kensington community of Philadelphia with the larger region in the Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby, a fun event highlighting local artistic talent

Mighty Writers

To relive the lost legacy of Philadelphia black radio by creating an audio documentary, a website, panel discussions and a digital community radio station

Mobile Art App: Barnes Collection

To provide the public with user-friendly access to the Barnes collection through a state-of-the art mobile application for audiences of all ages Democracy 2.0

To allow to expand Democracy 2.0 - its community-based, millennial-led engagement project - into five Knight communities: Detroit, San Jose, Miami, Charlotte and Philadelphia


To establish Musehouse, a center for writers of all ages to share their work in readings, engage in workshops and conferences and participate in a literary magazine

Nichole Canuso Dance Company's The Garden

To expand the way Philadelphia audiences experience live performance and widen their perspective on their daily urban surroundings with an immersive performance project inspired by Italo Calvino's novel Invisible Cities

Opera Company of Philadelphia

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


To present PTC@PLAY, a ground-breaking and community-enriching annual new play festival, and to fuel its potential to achieve local and national recognition

Passport to the Arts

To launch 10th Grade 'Passport to the Arts,' a program that entitles all 10th grade students in Philadelphia to attend events at participating arts and culture organizations, free of charge, for one year

Philadelphia Film Society

To sponsor a short film contest that requires filmmakers to showcase Philadelphia by incorporating one of 20 recognizable city landmarks, characters or objects into a film

Philadelphia Mural Arts Program

To bring Dutch artists Jeroen Koolhaas and Dre Urhahn (Haas & Hahn), known as the Favela Painters, from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Philadelphia to produce their first permanent art projects in North America

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