To showcase Miami through images by creating a photography center at the museum focused on curating exhibits and engaging the community in documenting life in South Florida.
To support the Annual Hmong Arts and Music Festival, the only arts focused Hmong festival in the world.
To research, catalog and produce theater-related activity for the first research- and production-oriented Holocaust-related theater archive and digital website
To build a publicly accessible, web-based register of all theater works relating to the Holocaust from 1933 to the present.
To honor Mitch Kaplan's contribution to Books & Books 30th Anniversary
To share the work of dynamic, national visual artists by hosting "Hot Topic," an ongoing lecture series.
To educate audiences on trends that are influencing the direction of contemporary art in the United States with the Hot Topics Discussion Series, five interactive discussions with prominent guest speakers that focus on current issues in contemporary art
To celebrate Detroit's vibrancy by creating a Hyper Interactive Hip-Hop Mardi Gras Parade that combines the unique traditions of the city's Caribbean Mardi Gras Festival, local hip-hop artists and the DIY innovators at the Mt Elliott Makerspace
To promote imaginative thinking among school children through a curriculum-based art program
To expand the reach of the company's Afro-Cuban Dance Festival which produces an array of workshops reflecting the diversity of the African diaspora.
To build understanding of the long invisible, yet vibrant North End community through digital storytelling by local youth and adults.
To provide a 15-week dance program to 500 special needs middle and senior high school students that will help them discover creativity, teamwork and strong self-esteem