To create the Miami Independent Cinema Fund, to help the Borscht Film Festival make Miami a center for independent filmmaking
To celebrate native talent by presenting a Bring it Home Miami series at the South Dade Cultural Center featuring artists from South Florida who have developed national and international reputations.
To bring high quality, unique and culturally diverse films to the community by increasing programming and educational outreach at the theater.
To promote cross-cultural understanding by showcasing Indian Classical dances through adaptations of western fairy tales.
To expand the audience for classical music by offering the symphony experience globally through expanded webcast and mobile content
To bring together nature and art by strengthening Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden's music program under conductor Teddy Abrams.
To help make Miami a musical destination by providing a stipend for touring acts to provide free or affordable concerts for an all-ages crowd.
To share the work of dynamic, national visual artists by hosting "Hot Topic," an ongoing lecture series.
To encourage South Florida musicians to produce innovative compositions by giving them the opportunity to perform and network with modern composers at an experimental music event.
To engage and connect audiences to global and local rhythms by presenting performances of world music to travelers at Miami International Airport.
To use the arts to foster an interest in reading by weaving interactive cultural experiences throughout the museum’s Children’s Book Fair
To experiment with new programs that will take the institute’s world-class art collection out of the museum and into the community