To culturally enrich Miami-Dade Schools ninth grade students by making 3,000 seats available to the Tony winning musical In the Heights, coupled with a rap-writing contest.
To explore the past and present of the historic Venetian Pool and the Miami Marine Stadium by creating a site-specific dance performance
To bring together the city’s musicians, dancers and filmmakers to produce a multimedia theatrical work that explores South Florida’s evolution from swampland to modern metropolis
To represent established sound artists in the Listening Gallery, a 24-channel sound installation broadcasting sound art on Lincoln Road in Miami Beach, Florida
To brand South Florida as a muse for authors by expanding a new writer-in-residence program on Miami Beach to include community outreach events.
To empower more children to play and appreciate classical music by expanding the project’s orchestral academy to a third location, Liberty City
To bolster innovation in the arts by bringing together creative professionals and techies for a three-day art hackathon, where they will develop apps and websites that answer one question: how do we enhance the delivery of local art to users?
To allow student artists to exhibit their work by creating a multipurpose exposition space with a focus on education and community outreach and participation
To foster the local film scene and build community among filmmakers by creating a monthly gathering where producers screen their films in a variety of locations.
To celebrate renowned poet Donald Justice through a new book and conference in his hometown of Miami, where he is virtually unknown
To portray fluorescent corals as living art forms in a new, pop-cultural iconography of Miami that reflects its unique subtropical location and growing intellectual, artistic identity
To explore innovative architecture, DawnTown will sponsor an annual architectural contest resulting in the creation of a temporary structure.