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 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 bring a bit of the Everglades into the city by creating billboards emblazoned with large-scale, artful images of South Florida wildlife.
To raise the profile and importance of small, artist-run galleries by hosting a national gallery swap where shows from BFI will be exchanged with galleries around the country.
To bring literature to more people by expanding a community mobile library that provides books for free, a trade or by donation.
To bring great literature into more homes by live-streaming and archiving Books & Books' Author Events featuring noted writers from a variety of genres.
To enhance Miami's urban life by producing street performances that activate public parks, transit hubs and community plazas that often go unnoticed.
To support the growing number of innovative, artist-driven projects in Miami by providing micro-grants _ in partnership with the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts - that recognize and validate unconventional artistic projects.
To provide an intimate cultural experience by expanding the Microtheater program, which produces short plays for a small audience in a confined space.
To provide artistic programming in West Miami-Dade through a monthly series offering classical music, dance, installations, art films and more in Downtown Doral Park.
To celebrate world music by expanding the Afro Roots World Music Festival to three days and host it in a variety of venues and neighborhoods around Miami-Dade County.
To launch an artist exchange program that brings together Cuban artists from Havana and Miami to present exhibitions, in partnership with a local university.