To create the Knight Art Programming and Acquisition Fund to engage South Florida audiences by supporting programming for four unique project galleries at the Perez Art Museum of Miami and providing flexible support for the acquisition of works.
To create the Knight Contemporary Art in Miami Fund engaging South Florida audiences through support for cutting edge exhibitions by emerging and under-recognized artists.
To develop artistic talent in South Florida by supporting the building of a state of the art recital hall at the University of Miami.
To foster conversations on the visual arts with a pop-up store for art books that travels around Miami and is accompanied by lectures and programming.
To preserve the art of analog recording by improving a studio that allows local musicians to record on vintage equipment or preserve their works currently cataloged on older formats
To bring a bit of the Everglades into the city by creating billboards emblazoned with large-scale, artful images of South Florida wildlife.
To raise the profile and importance of small, artist-run galleries by hosting a national gallery swap where shows from BFI will be exchanged with galleries around the country.
To bring literature to more people by expanding a community mobile library that provides books for free, a trade or by donation.
To bring great literature into more homes by live-streaming and archiving Books & Books' Author Events featuring noted writers from a variety of genres.
To enhance Miami's urban life by producing street performances that activate public parks, transit hubs and community plazas that often go unnoticed.
To support the growing number of innovative, artist-driven projects in Miami by providing micro-grants _ in partnership with the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts - that recognize and validate unconventional artistic projects.
To provide an intimate cultural experience by expanding the Microtheater program, which produces short plays for a small audience in a confined space.