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Individuals and organizations are invited to apply for funding through the Knight Arts Challenge, an initiative seeking arts ideas and projects that will benefit the local community. Knight looks to build on the momentum in the Miami art scene, sharpening the focus of existing efforts using the community’s unique strengths. We seek the best and the brightest and we encourage arts organizations to reach for the next level in programming and organizational capacity.

For more information about the Knight Arts Challenge visit our Knight Arts Challenge page. Sign up for e-mail updates to receive the latest information about challenge winners, projects and upcoming deadlines. If you have specific questions about receiving an arts grant in Miami, please e-mail our staff at arts@knightfoundation.org.

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By Adria Greenhauff, Miami City Ballet Twenty 1st and 2nd grade students from Fienberg-Fisher Elementary School in Miami Beach are learning to dance through Miami City Ballet’s Explore Dance Program. This educational outreach program is designed to promote the arts to our community’s youth through weekly classes held at MCB Studios. Led by esteemed MCB School […]

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Dorabella, Fiordiligi, Ferrando & Guglielmo. Photo by Rod Millington for FGO.

The Florida Grand Opera‘s uberly relevant Così fan tutte, exquisitely directed by Bernard Uzan, grabs you from the beginning and never lets go. It was a fantastically fun, semi-farcical romp through librettist Lorenzo Da Ponte’s tale of relationships, wife-swapping, the futility of fidelity and, most importantly, our desperate need for human connection. The opera’s contemporary […]

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More than 8,900 ideas. 241 projects. $25 million. All since 2008. The numbers of the Knight Arts Challenge in South Florida, which opens for entries today, provide an overview of the program — but they don’t tell the full story. There has been support for pop-up artists’ bookstores, preserving Haitian rara music, developing the local […]

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Mark your calendar! On Thursday, Jan 29 artist Nicole Cherubini, whose newest body of sculptures are currently on view at PAMM, will speak about the works of the revolutionary ceramicist George Ohr and his artistic process, including his inventive experimentation with clay. The discuss is free with admission, but space is limited (first come, first seated). […]

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By Caterina Tiazzoldi, AIRIE As an architect and artist my work is about geometry, shapes and fitting elements together in a beautiful way that engages the viewer and inspires curiosity. One of my favorite past projects, “Onion Pinch” used cork layers formed into onion inspired shapes to create a children’s playground in a subway station. […]

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Short shots of exhibits at the Bakehouse

Published on 23 January 2015 by in Miami

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There seems to be a trend at galleries these days, to throw weekly events or happenings, to keep movement flowing. Gallery Diet, Emerson Dorsch and now the Bakehouse Art Complex are examples. The Bakehouse has been giving a platform to emerging artists since the 1980s, when its location seemed far off the grid – today […]

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By Laura Bruney, Arts & Business Council Join Miami’s most influential marketing minds for the Arts & Business Council’s 2015 Miami Arts Marketing Project (MAMP) where you’ll discover new ways to meet marketing challenges and maximize your communications strategy. MAMP brings together thought-leaders from marketing, design, the arts and technology in a series to network and […]

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FilmGate Interactive, a Knight Arts grantee, returns with another week-long event “at the crossroads of film, technology and interactive storytelling.” The festival, which runs from February 1-8, is the brainchild of Executive Director Diliana Alexander. Alexander, whom I interviewed last year, spoke with me again about the creative value the festival will generate for local […]

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There is a lot going on in the inspiration for “International Friendship Exhibition,” which opened up during Art Basel at Primary Projects. There are themes of contradiction, of propaganda, of the truly bizarre world of North Korea. That’s right, the name actually is taken from a pavilion in that hermit kingdom filled with we can […]

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  The Knight Arts Challenge in South Florida opens in less than a week. And if you’re interested in applying for funding, we hope you will join us for one of our upcoming events where you can learn more about the challenge and get your questions answered. RELATED LINK “Knight Arts Challenge launches Jan. 26” […]

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