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 foster literary dialogue through an author reading series
To spawn new passion for artistic collaboration by implementing a high-quality partnership between the renowned Cleveland Orchestra and the award-winning Miami City Ballet
To increase exposure to the arts by expanding a program that partners arts nonprofits with local elementary schools
To stimulate creativity in Miami's art scene by supporting an established gallery founded on providing young, unrepresented artists with free facilities and events to present their work to the community
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 offer hands-on training to emerging curators or recent curatorial studies and/or art history master of arts graduates through a curatorial fellowship program
To showcase Haitian music through a monthly concert series in Little Haiti featuring the country's diverse rhythms and to partner with area businesses to activate the neighborhood
To introduce new audiences to Haitian music by expanding the successful, one-year-old Big Night in Little Haiti concert and art series.
To build up South Florida’s design and technology-based art community through a co-op offering access to a range of equipment
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.