To empower girls through music by launching a large-scale choral event for seventh- to 12th-grade girls, featuring female conductors and composers
To address the city’s environmental issues by hosting artists who will collaborate with scientists to create public environmental artworks and educational programs
To invite audiences to participate in master classes, rehearse and perform a new work blending traditional African dance with hip-hop, funk and soul
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
To raise the visibility of live dance by creating a pop-up studio in a highly visible public space where passers-by can witness the usually private rehearsal process
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
To create connections between neighborhood restaurateurs and artists by commissioning dinners featuring art projects from across neighborhoods
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
To cultivate students’ music skills by coordinating a multifaceted creative initiative that will teach music production and technology, composition, jazz and more.
To celebrate the contributions of Flamenco dance by producing a two-week festival including an educational symposium and performances by groundbreaking Flamenco artists
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.
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