KnightBlog

The blog of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

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    Richly colored art marks “Kaleidoscope” at Summit Artspace

    Dec. 19, 2014, 2:04 p.m., Posted by rdurbin

    Judy Takacs, "Sweet Sloth," oil. Photo by Roger Durbin At Summit Artspace, a Knight Arts grantee, the annual holiday show – “Kaleidoscope 2014,” now on view through New Year’s Eve –is a colorful exhibit. Don’t miss the chance to see it during the season, for this...

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    Residencies to open horizons

    Dec. 19, 2014, 1:17 p.m., Posted by Anne Tschida

    ArtCenter is participating in a residency in Alcobendas. ArtCenter/South Florida, as promised, is continuing to expand its scope. In its 30th year anniversary, the center has already announced that it has sold its flagship building at 800 Lincoln Road on Miami Beach, which is giving it...

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    Seraphic Fire and collaborations: Breathing new life into old tradition

    Dec. 19, 2014, 9:19 a.m., Posted by Rhett Del Campo

    The Sebastians and Seraphic Fire perform Vivaldi: Gloria” at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center. Photo courtesy Seraphic Fire. 

     Rhett Del Campo is managing director of Seraphic Fire, which Knight Foundation supports.

    During the first week of December, a time that marks the start of endless Nutcrackers and Messiahs (rinse, repeat), I had the privilege of learning from both Jane Chu, chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, and Albert Ibargüen, president of Knight Foundation.  Although their appearances took place at different events, their messages – which emphasized collaboration – seemed purposely coordinated, and later, I found myself reflecting on a period of collaboration with my sister.

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