To invite audiences to participate in master classes, rehearse and perform a new work blending traditional African dance with hip-hop, funk and soul
To stimulate a community conversation around the multiple cultural traditions in Charlotte through the Newcomer Project
For a marketing and audience development initiative focusing on the growth and long-term viability of the Lexington Children's Theatre
To share local history through the arts by creating the Liberty City Renaissance, a year-round series featuring local African-American artists and culture.
To provide a lecture series with notable internationally renowned artists and thereby offer the Charlotte region an in-depth look at the creative process and the power of moving and still images
To organize Light/The Holocaust & Humanity Project, a three-month, community-wide project that addresses the lessons of the Holocaust and how they relate to such issues as bullying, hate crimes and racial profiling
To give a voice to more Miami stories by coaching underrepresented members of the community to present a spoken-word performance about their experiences.
To continue support for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra's digital media activity in 2012-13, including Live from Orchestra Hall webcasts, digital audio and related projects
To support downtown arts summer programming, including Lock 3 (concerts and festivals) and Lock 3 Summer Arts (professional and apprentice student public art), for this, the 10th-anniversary season of Downtown Akron's premier event and entertainment venue
To offer a total of 45 young artists enrolled in local high schools the space, time, budget and institutional support to create a professional-level visual art exhibition in the Locust Arts Builders Exhibition (The LAB)
To promote experimental art by commissioning site-specific, public projects to be exhibited on billboards
To support a Locust Talks lecture series, hosting public lectures at the gallery space by innovative curators from institutions across the world, followed by individual studio visits