Good morning. Thank you all for coming to the announcement of a major investment in the arts by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Today, I’m privileged to announce the Knight Arts Partnership, an initiative to support the arts in our home community. Over the next five years, Knight Foundation will invest $40 [...]
Knight Arts Partnership includes a community challenge open to everyone, and three major endowment grants MIAMI — The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation announced today the Knight Arts Partnership, an initiative with a $60 million impact on the arts in South Florida through three endowment grants to leading arts institutions and an inclusive, [...]
Founded in 1981, The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) has earned its reputation as a world-class visual arts organization by highlighting the work of emerging and artists. While the museum is in the midst of a major expansion, this grant will support a permanent endowment to sustain and grow its innovative programming. The endowment will [...]
The Miami Museum of Art, which opened as the Center for the Fine Arts in 1984, is raising money in order to move and expand its facilities to Downtown Miami’s new Museum Park. This grant will endow Art for all Miami, an expansive arts education program aimed at building a future audience for Miami-Dade museums. [...]
For a foundation whose mission is to build community, the arts provide a most effective glue. In the Knight communities of Miami, Akron, Charlotte and Columbus, Ga., new cultural institutions are integral parts of booming civic revitalizations.