To culturally enrich Miami-Dade Schools ninth grade students by making 3,000 seats available to the Tony winning musical In the Heights, coupled with a rap-writing contest.
To bring together the city’s musicians, dancers and filmmakers to produce a multimedia theatrical work that explores South Florida’s evolution from swampland to modern metropolis
Bringing jazz to more Miamians by launching the Miami Downtown Jazz Festival, which will take over several blocks in downtown and continue in various venues
To represent established sound artists in the Listening Gallery, a 24-channel sound installation broadcasting sound art on Lincoln Road in Miami Beach, Florida
Expanding audiences for music by hosting mini-concerts in South Florida farmers markets with events preceded by a short explanation of the composer’s inspiration
To brand South Florida as a muse for authors by expanding a new writer-in-residence program on Miami Beach to include community outreach events.
To empower more children to play and appreciate classical music by expanding the project’s orchestral academy to a third location, Liberty City
To bolster innovation in the arts by bringing together creative professionals and techies for a three-day art hackathon, where they will develop apps and websites that answer one question: how do we enhance the delivery of local art to users?
To allow student artists to exhibit their work by creating a multipurpose exposition space with a focus on education and community outreach and participation
Transforming our county’s sidewalks into playful encounters with "Concrete Poetry," in partnership with Miami Dade County Art in Public Places and O, 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 foster the local film scene and build community among filmmakers by creating a monthly gathering where producers screen their films in a variety of locations.