Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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'Renegade' series

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

+Acumen

To build +Acumen, an online leadership academy to train social entrepreneurs with targeted outreach in four Knight communities.

12 'Zines

To engage Detroiters in the city's history by creating a series of 'zines that explore the city's people and places

143FM

To create a series of drive-through audio collages of the city by installing hyper-local radio stations continuously broadcasting on the same frequency

2015 Eastern Market District Plan

To complete a planning process with longstanding and new stakeholders, to leverage and build upon infrastructure improvements of Detroit's central open-air market - ultimately improving Detroit's core city vibrancy.

3D Art Installation for the Web

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.

AMP Camp

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

ART Laboratory

To challenge modern perceptions of puppetry by bringing together four Detroit organizations for puppet theater productions

Arab American National Museum

To help the Arab American National Museum (AANM) document the impact and aftermath of 9/11 on Arab Americans in four Michigan cities

Arab American National Museum

To support cross-cultural understanding through a forum that focuses on the role of arts in building and engaging communities. 

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