To bring distinguished Cuban emigré artists of various artistic disciplines to Miami-Dade County, bringing a wealth of talent to South Florida and making it a center for Cuban-exiled and Cuban-American artists
To diversify artistic offerings with Arden Festival Fridays, presenting theater performances alongside dozens of gallery events during Old City's monthly First Fridays
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 bring a greater representation of Latino theater, playwrights, directors and artists from throughout the U.S. to the Miami-based International Hispanic Theatre Festival.
To introduce the work of local visual artists and filmmakers to a wider audience by establishing an urban drive-in movie theater on the Parkway
To position South Florida as a hub for dance by pairing South Florida-based choreographers with national and international dance artists for seasonal performances.
To launch a free public, monthly live "jam" performance where students, regardless of skill level, can play alongside professionals in a fun-filled environment
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 attract new and challenge existing patrons, broaden the company's repertoire and strengthen its business model by offering underperformed and new operas in unique, intimate and approachable settings and venues
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 engage and develop new audiences for music with a series of live concerts enhanced with audio-driven media technologies
To cultivate new audiences for Latin jazz by presenting "pop-up" performances of local artists using a portable stage