To strengthen Miami's alternative theater scene by providing funding to develop a new theater company dedicated to innovating and redefining the theatrical experience.
To celebrate Detroit's vibrancy by creating a Hyper Interactive Hip-Hop Mardi Gras Parade that combines the unique traditions of the city's Caribbean Mardi Gras Festival, local hip-hop artists and the DIY innovators at the Mt Elliott Makerspace
To promote imaginative thinking among school children through a curriculum-based art program
To raise the profile of Florida authors by creating a pop-up lounge at the Book Fair that features writers whose works explore the beauty, contradictions, uniqueness and weirdness of life in the Sunshine State
To position South Florida as a hub for dance by pairing South Florida-based choreographers with national and international dance artists for seasonal performances.
The Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale will enhance local knowledge and dialogue concerning the CoBrA art movement, formed in the aftermath of World War II, through an international partnership that includes artistic residencies and a major exhibition from the museum’s collection.
To enhance training for local actors by creating a series of master classes
To accelerate the transformation of Little Havana's arts district by expanding the scope and programming of the popular monthly cultural festival, Viernes Culturales.
To present site-specific works by local, national and international artists, architects, designers and collaboratives and to engage audiences in a rigorous lecture and discussion series, thus reinforcing local relevance and cultural value
To explore the connection between music and art by offering an aural experience for patrons that pairs individual works of visual art with a unique music mix
To create an innovative five-concert project, including a one-day three-concert festival, presenting contemporary composers exploring their African-American, Asian-American and Latin-American cultures
To preserve the art of analog recording by improving a studio that allows local musicians to record on vintage equipment or preserve their works currently cataloged on older formats