To develop the local film scene by expanding Filmgate, the recently launched interactive film festival, which focuses on cross-platform storytelling, interactive screenings and more
To convene established and emerging playwrights from across the nation annually for a productive and creative week dedicated to developing craft, improving business practices and understanding new technologies that are impacting the way playwrights work
To provide students and local filmmakers the opportunity to share their cinematic work by holding monthly community screenings at the Roxy Theater.
To use hip-hop to teach students about technology, physical fitness, career goals and communications skills through a summer camp
To follow the FCC's "Information Needs of Communities" report with an event and by exploring the effectiveness of for-profit / non-profit news collaborations
The Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale will enhance local knowledge and dialogue concerning the CoBrA art movement, formed in the aftermath of World War II, through an international partnership that includes artistic residencies and a major exhibition from the museum’s collection.
To cultivate students’ music skills by coordinating a multifaceted creative initiative that will teach music production and technology, composition, jazz and more.
To highlight the best of Hmong design through the Fresh Traditions Fashion Show, where contestants incorporate the five traditional Hmong fabrics into contemporary form.
To cultivate new audiences for contemporary photography by organizing innovative exhibitions featuring digitally printed photographic murals, nontraditional approaches to portraiture and auxiliary programming
To foster artistic discourse in Detroit through a monthly, online art journal that produces reviews, interviews, articles and artist projects
To strengthen jazz in Detroit by creating a competition for musicians whose winners will form a performance band
To use the arts to help youth tell their neighborhood stories by having them conduct research about their communities and convey their findings through “Data Murals”