To ensure longevity for the careers of local artists through a program that will provide permanent affordable work space, housing and legal counseling
To bring a meaningful cultural dialogue between artists and audiences by supporting a performing art series and a residency opportunity that includes lectures and master classes at the estate.
To strengthen jazz in Detroit by creating a competition for musicians whose winners will form a performance band
To host a fundraiser for the opening of Un Techo Para Mi Pais' Miami office with an exhibition of recognized photographer Petra Barth's works showcasing the effects of the natural disasters in Haiti and Chile
To engage new audiences in the performing arts by creating a residency program for innovative and emerging art groups in the Kimmel Center's black box theater
To enrich the BalletX audience's experience of dance further by inviting fellow artists from the region to perform during intermissions
To amplify artists' and immigrant business owners' voices along Snelling Avenue through mosaics, graffiti art and paint murals that showcase the neighborhood's stories.
To stimulate a community conversation around the multiple cultural traditions in Charlotte through the Newcomer Project
To host the Merce Cunningham Dance Company (MCDC)'s Legacy Tour as the fifth dance performance in the 2010-11 John S. and James L. Knight Masterworks Season
To attract the world's best filmmakers to Miami annually to share their new works with Miami audiences and fellow filmmakers through the Miami International Film Festival Grand Jury Competitions
To help bridge cultural gaps in Detroit through an education program centered on the performance of classical Arab music
To showcase Latino East Siders through a fictional radio novela/variety show, broadcast on the new Dayton's Bluff FM station.