To create the North Carolina Dance Theatre Fund, to support increased audience engagement through the creation and acquisition of contemporary dance works.
To support the presentation of two Spanish-language Professional Development Program workshops for artists in 2013 and 2014 - one in Charlotte, NC, and one in Philadelphia, PA.
To increase the capacity of Charlotte’s leading young theater company to engage new audiences with immersive theatrical productions.
To support the expansion and diversification of the Charlotte Symphony's audiences through continued support for its KnightSounds concert series
To provide free and subsidized tickets for upcoming opera productions, building on a successful 2012 audience building initiative
To complete the next phase of the museum's digitization project to create a digital library of the rarely seen collection of 1,400 works in the Bechtler family collection
To support Gantt Center exhibits and programming in 2013 including the exhibition of Church Hats; works by Jonathan Green; and Question Bridge: Black Males
To create the Charlotte Arts Journalism Alliance, a collection of trained arts journalists who will publish under the CAA banner on TV, radio, print, online and a newly developed app
To support a comprehensive marketing initiative for WDAV's Concierto program that will significantly increase audience, carriage and visibility in 2012-13
To elevate and energize community discussion, engagement and excitement by bringing six to eight new Knight artists in residence to McColl Center for Visual Art leading to increased regional and national attention
To create a more accessible and comprehensive website, including a digital library of portions of the collection plus a comprehensive microsite on North Carolina Pottery
To inspire young artists-in-training by providing free tickets for them to attend professional arts events