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 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 conversations on the visual arts with a pop-up store for art books that travels around Miami and is accompanied by lectures and programming.
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 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
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