Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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Girls Empowered Through Music

To empower girls through music by launching a large-scale choral event for seventh- to 12th-grade girls, featuring female conductors and composers

Landlab Series

To address the city’s environmental issues by hosting artists who will collaborate with scientists to create public environmental artworks and educational programs

Mary Mattingly: WetLand

To ignite imaginations around the future of environmental conservation by creating a large and visually stunning art installation along the Delaware River complete with solar panels, gardens and more

Opera in the City: Svadba - Wedding

To offer a more immersive opera experience by launching a series of 50-minute operas, the first of which, about a Serbian wedding, will be followed by an authentic Balkan wedding feast

Operation Food for Thought

To create connections between neighborhood restaurateurs and artists by commissioning dinners featuring art projects from across neighborhoods

Out of School Time is Show Time!

To offer after-school art programming for children by placing art teachers in each of the eight city districts to give instruction in singing, acting and dancing

POP Creates

To cultivate students’ music skills by coordinating a multifaceted creative initiative that will teach music production and technology, composition, jazz and more.

Philadelphia Flamenco Festival 2014

To celebrate the contributions of Flamenco dance by producing a two-week festival including an educational symposium and performances by groundbreaking Flamenco artists

Philadelphia Young Voices Monologue Festival

To help students gain a deeper understanding of how to leverage theater for social change by expanding a festival, in collaboration with InterAct Theatre Company, featuring professional productions of high school students’ monologues.

Point Bold: A Neighborhood Project

To foster a greater sense of community between two geographically close but culturally diverse neighborhoods by producing a theatrical performance written and performed by its residents

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