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The Studios of Key West

Providing a new way to explore Key West’s history and culture through an event called Lost at the Beach, where participants use maps and apps to discover performances and installations hidden throughout Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park

The alt Default

Helping teens find their musical voice through a residency for this ensemble at the Fienberg-Fisher K-8 Center in Miami Beach where students will create an original song


Creating new artistic experiences through a month-long performance series that explores water—in April 2016—and fire—in April 2017—as elements that give and take through tragedy and regeneration

Tom Austin

Celebrating Miami Beach's centennial by publishing a cultural history of South Beach, an exploration of how the arts - music, dance, fashion, visual arts, film, literature, culinary culture and nightlife - have fueled this iconic resort city.   

Village of Pinecrest / Pinecrest Gardens

Bringing the arts more deeply into communities by inviting acclaimed American environmental artist Patrick Dougherty, who creates sculptures from community-sourced saplings, to create new site-specific works in the gardens


Fostering a love of literature in youth by turning the Eastern Market writing center into a pretend “robot factory” where students create stories to humanize the bots

Adrienne Maree Brown

Engaging artists in the city’s future by expanding a salon series that uses science fiction to envision – and ultimately create – a better Detroit


Bringing together art and the cosmos in Sigi Fest, an annual performance art festival at House Opera | Opera House that aims to rejuvenate the spirit of Detroiters

Alise Alousi

Sharing the stories of recent Iraqi women refugees in Detroit by pairing them with Iraqi artists and writers to develop a series of photo essays about their lives

Anders Ruhwald

Turning a Detroit apartment into an art installation and community space that embraces fire’s transformative qualities, with everything inside made of charred wood, steel, molten glass and black ceramics

Artist-in-residency program

Increasing the public’s understanding of Arab and Arab-American culture through an artist-in-residence program that engages the community and serves as an incubator for new works

Assemble Sound

Exploring the breadth of music talent in the city by pairing local musicians across genres and generations to write, produce and record albums together

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