Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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Akron Art Museum

For the "Create A Masterpiece" campaign, to expand the Akron Art Museum, enlarge its endowment, and name the new building in honor of John S. and James L. Knight

Akron Art Museum Audience Engagement

To support groundbreaking exhibitions at the Akron Art Museum as it transitions to new leadership and strives to become a model for small to mid-sized art museums, and to further the Museum's audience engagement mission.

Akron Symphony - Shared experiences

To develop a series of shared community experiences that serve as a focal point for all including performances and learning opportunities for area youth. 

Knight Akron Youth Performing Arts Fund

To provide extensive arts training for African American youth in Akron through the YEPAW Summer Intensive, a performing arts training program at the Youth Excellence Performing Arts Workshop (YEPAW). 

Strategic Planning

To support strategic planning for the Akron Art Museum as it transitions to new leadership and strives to become a model for small to mid-sized art museums

Summit Artspace

To further establish Summit Artspace as a central and highly visible headquarters for arts and culture where artists and the public can interact and showcase the value of the arts to economic development and neighborhood revitalization

Tuesday Musical Association

To honor the memory of the Knight brothers' mother through support of the Clara I. Knight Scholarship Endowment Fund at the Tuesday Musical Association

Gravity and Grace

To support Gravity and Grace, an exhibition featuring work by El Anatsui to run June 16 through Oct. 7, 2012, engaging local and national communities through innovative programming in celebration of the museum's 90th anniversary

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