To provide local artists with opportunities for growth through a new educational program that explores experimental thinking in art production and education
To raise the profile of Florida authors by creating a pop-up lounge at the Book Fair that features writers whose works explore the beauty, contradictions, uniqueness and weirdness of life in the Sunshine State
To produce a winter Shakespeare festival, featuring both British and South Florida actors performing in free, outdoor productions of Shakespeare's plays, marketed specifically to students.
Raising awareness about the plight of bees, which are dying in large numbers, with a public art project of small bronze bees and sculptures that serve as bee habitats.
To empower more children to play and appreciate classical music by expanding the project’s orchestral academy to a third location, Liberty City
To support Detroit Dance City Festival, a three-day celebration that provides an opportunity for local and national artists to present their work and strengthen ties in Detroit's dance community
To engage Philadelphia in a dialogue about young people being shuttled from school into the criminal justice system by supporting a two-year residency of actress and playwright Anna Deavere Smith.
To increase exposure to the arts by expanding a program that partners arts nonprofits with local elementary schools
To offer hands-on training to emerging curators or recent curatorial studies and/or art history master of arts graduates through a curatorial fellowship program
To explore the relationship between art, science and social justice movements through a multimedia performance installation inspired by community-led efforts in Detroit
To help bridge cultural gaps in Detroit through an education program centered on the performance of classical Arab music
Bringing together art and urban farming by expanding to year-round a series of art installations, performances and community dinners at the farm in a new community space