To highlight the history of St. Paul's unused spaces by energizing them with immersive arts events.
Bringing the community together with Dancing Through the Streets, an event in which the audience travels to see performances at six different locations in Lowertown, culminating in a group song and dance party at the Bedlam Lowertown performance space.
To include Knight-community libraries in the creation of a national digital library network
To support the creation of a new strategy to develop diverse homegrown leadership for greater national and local impact.
To increase online engagement in lower income, highly diverse communities through scaling up public neighborhood forums in St. Paul
To create large-scale artworks that celebrate freedom and honor the people who have shaped the city's East Side.
Highlighting the voices of Latinos in St. Paul's West Side neighborhood by creating an arts hub with studios for music production, visual arts, performance and more.
To support a one-year pilot programming Master Class series targeted toward mid-career and established Minnesota film and video artists at IFP Minnesota in St. Paul.
Building community through film by creating a state-of-the art digital cinema theater in a little-used auditorium at the university.
Opening a dialogue around cancer and other serious illnesses through a piece by playwright Katie Ka Vang based on her experiences with non-Hodgkins lymphoma.
Bringing energy and festivity to the streets of St. Paul through a traveling flash mob of flamenco singers and dancers for Christmas and spring processions.
Transforming front lawns from empty expanses of grass to vibrant places full of life through the development of a toolkit that encourages residents to create community hubs on their doorsteps.