To support the opening and closing productions of the University Musical Society's (U.M.S.) "Renegade" series, celebrating the artist Phillip Glass through the production of "Einstein on the Beach", as well as a Michael Tilson Thomas residency
To build +Acumen, an online leadership academy to train social entrepreneurs with targeted outreach in four Knight communities.
To engage Detroiters in the city's history by creating a series of 'zines that explore the city's people and places
To create a series of drive-through audio collages of the city by installing hyper-local radio stations continuously broadcasting on the same frequency
To support an artistic project by OpenEnded Group that combines 3D visualizations with personal testimonies, showcasing a unique cross-section of Detroit, to be presented as an installation and on the Web using the emerging WebGL framework.
To fuel new ideas for the classroom by providing digital media teachers with a three-day artists' retreat and a year-round network of support
To challenge modern perceptions of puppetry by bringing together four Detroit organizations for puppet theater productions
To engage the community in a conversation on the creative process through screenings of a documentary on Chinese-American philosopher and activist Grace Lee Boggs
To help the Arab American National Museum (AANM) document the impact and aftermath of 9/11 on Arab Americans in four Michigan cities
To support cross-cultural understanding through a forum that focuses on the role of arts in building and engaging communities.
To strengthen the city's galleries by creating a training program where workers learn skills in installing, shipping and archiving art
To provide an artful space by placing handcrafted, whimsical porch swings - equipped with LED lights and cellphone charging stations - at bus stops and in parks around the city