Fernando González – Knight Foundation
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Fernando González

  • Arts

    “Getting back to normal” after the ongoing, traumatic experience of the COVID-19 pandemic means different things to different people. Still, few would argue for returning to the social, racial, economic, and health inequities the pandemic exposed. Instead, many civic leaders are asking how to make their communities more inclusive, equitable and cohesive. A new report […]

    Article · May 12, 2021 by

  • Arts

    This year, Knight Foundation is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Knight Arts Challenge’s founding in Miami. Attend a celebration event, and learn more below about the challenge’s impact. From supporting the creation of Miami’s first art-house cinema, to an art-filled mini golf course, and a contemporary dance project that raises awareness about Alzheimer’s, the […]

    Article · November 13, 2017 by

  • Arts

    Photo exhibits and live music, an on-the-spot writing class and a Happy Hour with poems on demand: Welcome to The Porch, Miami Book Fair’s outdoor pop-up lounge. Set on the corner of Northeast Third Street and Second Avenue from Nov. 12 – 19, The Porch is both a multidisciplinary showcase of local artists and an […]

    Article · November 9, 2017 by

  • Communities

    Magic Leap still hasn’t released a product. But the dream world it’s creating keeps getting richer and richer. Magic Leap founder and CEO Rony Abovitz spoke this week at the eMerge Americas conference on Miami Beach, joining Jean-Pierre Bardet, dean of University of Miami’s College of Engineering, on a panel moderated by Knight Foundation’s Miami […]

    Article · June 16, 2017 by

  • Arts

    The Phillip and Patricia Frost Science Museum is a classroom like no other. Some of the lessons come wrapped as popcorn-worthy entertainment in exhibits, laser light shows and planetarium events; others are part of  educational programs for both students and teachers, such as the Upward Bound Math and Science Center, which focuses on science, technology […]

    Article · May 24, 2017 by

  • Arts

    The death of classical music is an evergreen story in music literature. Graying audiences and diminishing funding sources have been the subject of stories dating at least 90 years.  As is often the case, technology has created new challenges, but also unexpected opportunities. The Detroit Symphony Orchestra has embraced them, and is now celebrating 1 […]

    Article · May 22, 2017 by

  • Arts

    The Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science, opening Monday in downtown Miami’s Museum Park, is serious fun. The stunning, 250,000-square-foot facility, divided into four interconnected buildings with nearly 360 degrees of spectacular views, includes an aquarium, a planetarium and a science museum comprised of a North Wing and a West Wing. But numbers can’t […]

    Article · May 4, 2017 by

  • Arts

    For the past 30 years, seemingly every aspect of the music industry—from creation and presentation to the ways the product may be distributed, acquired and consumed—has been disrupted by technological developments. But for every benefit of the democratization of the creative and dissemination process there’s a real and practical challenge for the artist to get […]

    Article · February 22, 2017 by