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
To foster a lifelong appreciation of the arts by offering free or discounted admission to venues and performances for college students
To create a performing arts program series that will bring into City Hall musical concerts and dance, theatrical and spoken word performances
To open the WDNA venue for cross-cultural and cross-generational close encounters in music, film, visual and audio arts, and the humanities, bringing exciting and enlightening programs to the station every week both on and off the air
To enhance an educational center for African culture by creating and renovating an exhibition and programming space for the African Bead Museum
To expand the Downtown Miami Concert Series with summer shows at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, establishing continuity within the series, building audiences, supporting local businesses and offering quality summertime productions
To spark new understanding of global diversity and to engage children and families in cross-cultural appreciation of Edouard Duval Carrie's artwork through an imaginative museum installation titled, "The Spirit of Haiti"