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Ugly Beautiful

Creating powerful, provocative art that reflects the community's dialogues around racism and catalyzes change in viewpoints and perceptions in the area.

Wahnawotapi: A Traveling Dakota Language Table

An artist-created sculptural table that incorporates Dakota place names and information about Dakota sites in the area and serves as a focus for discussion and art presentations at public events and parks. (Healing Place)

Year of Independent Film in St. Paul

Expanding the geographic footprint of the film festival through events and screenings of nationally recognized independent films in new St. Paul venues.


To engage Philadelphia audiences with 'INVISIBLE RIVER 2015' - a site-specific interactive dance performance held on and along the banks of the Schuylkill River.

The Wilma Hothouse

To support talent development in Philadelphia's theatre community with 'The Wilma Hothouse' - a series of master classes and workshops led by internationally renowned theatre instructors.

Knight Artist in Residency and Renovation

To elevate Charlotte as a hub for artistic excellence by supporting the McColl Center for Art + Innovation’s Knight Artist in Residency program. Funding will help fellows expand their community engagement efforts in Charlotte.

Literary Detroit

To jump start a monthly series that includes communal composition, word games and more giving poets and audience members a space to co-create poems and stories and play with language

Ananya Dance Theatre

To tell the story of womens' roles in the global food system through an interdisciplinary piece.

Hamilton Ink Spot

To expand this cooperative that provides daily classes and a mentorship program for the hand printing of original artwork.

Shades of Yellow

To build the Hmong LGBT artist community by creating a studio where artists can create, perform and receive support to creatively share their stories.

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