To support global black cinema through a film festival that will also feature a short screenplay contest
To celebrate Indian music and introduce it to a young and urban audience by offering a concert series with rotating ensembles of professional musicians
To promote visual arts collaboration and capture the energy of the city's arts district by enabling many collectives to produce a multivenue, one-month exhibit.
To increase audiences for jazz by expanding the Center City Jazz Festival to include additional events and venues
To celebrate one of the community’s most beloved African-American artists, Charles Searles, by inviting art students from three universities to collaborate on paired exhibitions and events inspired by the artist’s legacy
To deepen amateur musicians' engagement with classical music by offering adults opportunities to perform alongside the orchestra's professionals.
To enrich Philadelphia’s youth by providing free access to arts education resources and hands-on instruction to organizations with limited resources
To push the boundaries for audiences by curating a series of cross-disciplinary events that feature unexpected collaborations
To further the careers of young dancers by both teaching them the art of dance instruction and having them instruct in local schools
To merge two indie-arts genres by translating the music of rock band Dr. Dog into a theatrical spectacle
To create and distribute a radio documentary on the 12th Dranoff International 2 Piano Competition live from Miami.
To bring bold, highly theatrical performances by dancer/choreographers Eiko & Koma to two unique public outdoor spaces, the Reading Viaduct and PAFA’s Lenfest Plaza