To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture, with “40 And Counting” – an exhibition and programming series that culminates this month. “40 and Counting” highlights the institution’s journey and influence on the region, featuring works of sculpture, painting, textiles, photography and more from 16 previous exhibitions.
To sponsor the fourth annual world-premiere screening of new films, scheduled for Oct. 23, 2012 at Open Book in Minneapolis
To build connections between the urban dance communities in Miami and Detroit through master classes in each city and via video conferencing, anchored by Hardcore Detroit and Miami's 6th Street Dance Studio/Whole Project.
To represent established sound artists in the Listening Gallery, a 24-channel sound installation broadcasting sound art on Lincoln Road in Miami Beach, Florida
To celebrate the do-it-yourself movement in both food and the arts by creating a site-responsive theater piece performed in community gardens around the city
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 support a collaborative production of A Midsummer Night's Dream led by the Akron Symphony Orchestra and featuring performances by the Akron Symphony Shakespeare Players, Cuyahoga Youth Ballet, the Summit Children's Choir and local actors from the greater Akron community.
To empower more children to play and appreciate classical music by expanding the project’s orchestral academy to a third location, Liberty City
To establish a new outlet for public art that showcases temporary installations to the city's tens of thousands of daily commuters
To produce 'A Play, a Pie and a Pint', a series of plays performed in non-traditional venues at non-traditional times on days when other theaters are traditionally dark
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 cultivate new audiences for Latin jazz by presenting "pop-up" performances of local artists using a portable stage