To bring the city’s art and tech communities together through a new alliance and facility that will provide hands-on programming, plus a civic prototyping lab addressing community issues
To strengthen the next generation by establishing an institute where emerging arts leaders can gain a deeper understanding of management and leadership
To bring poetry to a wider audience and support the development of more performance poets by expanding The Pigeon Presents: The Philadelphia Poetry Slam
To offer a home to emerging and mid-career artists seeking an urban environment by creating a year-long artist residency program
To weave the arts into people’s everyday lives by curating a formalized performing arts series at Reading Terminal Market
To share the talents of established and emerging musicians with the community by recording, then broadcasting, individual and ensemble performances from a state-of-the-art studio
To engage audiences in new ways with an interactive event around Shakespeare's Henry IV, enabling attendees to participate in a battle scene
To honor Mitch Kaplan's contribution to Books & Books 30th Anniversary
For support of the fiscal agency program
To culturally enrich Miami-Dade Schools ninth grade students by making 3,000 seats available to the Tony winning musical In the Heights, coupled with a rap-writing contest.
To brand South Florida as a muse for authors by expanding a new writer-in-residence program on Miami Beach to include community outreach events.
To bolster innovation in the arts by bringing together creative professionals and techies for a three-day art hackathon, where they will develop apps and websites that answer one question: how do we enhance the delivery of local art to users?