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Artplace

To support ArtPlace, a creative place-making initiative that uses investments in the arts and other creative assets to shape the social, physical and economic character of cities, towns and communities across the U.S.

Detroit Symphony Orchestra

To expand the audience for classical music by offering the symphony experience globally through expanded webcast and mobile content

Knight Detroit Museum Fund

To experiment with new programs that will take the institute’s world-class art collection out of the museum and into the community

Michigan Opera Theatre

To bring the opera into the community through performances in community spaces and commissioning a new opera based on the city’s rich cultural history

Sphinx Organization

To support the development of young musicians of color through Detroit’s annual Sphinx Competition

Arab American National Museum

To support cross-cultural understanding through a forum that focuses on the role of arts in building and engaging communities. 

Marygrove College

To establish an Institute for Arts-Infused Education and to expand the Onstage arts outreach programs

Crowdsource Symphony

To engage residents with the Crowdsource Symphony Initiative - a symphonic portrait of Detroit composed by Tod Machover, produced through contributions and collaborations with the citizens of Detroit, and performed by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra

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