To engage audiences through the founding of the Cinequest Audience Favorite Feature and Audience Favorite Documentary awards, to be premiered during the 23rd Annual Cinequest Film Festival from Feb. 26-March 10, 2013
To fuel new ideas for the classroom by providing digital media teachers with a three-day artists' retreat and a year-round network of support
To raise awareness of the realities of global poverty through ARTecho - an artistic social initiative that will engage Miami residents during Art Basel week.
To promote understanding and respect among youths and adults of all ethnic, religious and socio-economic backgrounds with an Arab Music Concert Series
To support the development of The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra (SPCO) and Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies (GTCYS) strategic alliance
To support a residency of American Ballet Theatre at the Carnival Center for Performing Arts
To tell the story of womens' roles in the global food system through an interdisciplinary piece.
To diversify artistic offerings with Arden Festival Fridays, presenting theater performances alongside dozens of gallery events during Old City's monthly First Fridays
To create more public art and enliven city streets by hosting a competition for artists to design new bike racks
To explore the importance of water through art at the St. Paul Water Festival, a Minnesota adaptation of events that take place in Southeast Asia.
To promote innovation in the local arts community by creating a series of multimedia, augmented-reality public art projects that exist in both the physical and virtual worlds
To showcase Latino East Siders through a fictional radio novela/variety show, broadcast on the new Dayton's Bluff FM station.