To launch an undergraduate course and speaker series that will explore the artist's role and responsibility to enrich and engage their community.
To support the development and launch of 'Tunnel Cinema' - a series of animation installations along the subway tunnel walls underneath Center City, Philadelphia - curated by new media artist, Sean Stoops.
To support 'Beyond Sustenance' - a series of exhibits, programs and workshops exploring connections within African American culture and culinary arts.
To support BalletX in commissioning two world premiere ballets by two renowned choreographers for the company's Fall Series
To engage Philadelphia residents and attract new audiences to the Mann Center for the Performing Arts with 'Sing Freedom Sing!' - a concert presenting classical orchestral works alongside African-American sacred music and gospel.
For First Person Arts RAW program to help emerging dance, theater, and literary artists address social problems through boundry pushing performances.
The Free Library will host a challenge to select five artists, in conjunction with community members, to create new works of art in the five branches where they will pilot their new 21st Century approach.
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 implement the Knight Fellows Pilot Project in Miami and Philadelphia - providing filmmakers in Knight resident communities with an opportunity to participate in local programs modeled on the success of the Sundance Institute's intensive film-making workshops.
To bring more music to Philadelphia's Latino communities by working with organizations to develop a new outreach initiative bridging classical and Latin music
To engage Philadelphia in a dialogue about young people being shuttled from school into the criminal justice system by supporting a two-year residency of actress and playwright Anna Deavere Smith.
To create more public art and enliven city streets by hosting a competition for artists to design new bike racks