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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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Now through Nov. 15, five small South Florida arts organizations are vying for the Knight Arts Challenge People’s Choice Award, offering a $20,000 prize. Below, Diliana Alexander talks about why the Indie Film Club should get your vote. To see the other nominees and to text to vote, visit knightarts.org/peopleschoice. Q. Why should your group win […]

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THE SPECIMEN DRAWER, 2013

Published on 01 November 2013 by in Miami

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By Susan Silas, AIRIE Fellow The South Florida Collections Management Center is tucked inside Everglades National Park at the end of Research road. Inside its temperature controlled and darkened drawers, birds that inhabited the park as far back as the 1960’s are laid out, each with a handwritten tag carefully tied to its feet, in […]

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Now through Nov. 15, five small South Florida arts organizations are vying for the Knight Arts Challenge People’s Choice Award, offering a $20,000 prize. Below, Jan Mapou talks about why the Mapou Cultural Center should get your vote. To see the other nominees and to text to vote, visit knightarts.org/peopleschoice. Q. Why should your group win […]

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By Laura Quinlan, Rhythm Foundation Last Thursday, October 24th, Arcade Fire – one of the most popular rock groups in the world today – played a secret show at the Little Haiti Cultural Center.  For real!  Of course it wasn’t so secret because thousands of people turned out, even though they called themselves “The Reflektors.”   […]

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Time is on art’s side

Published on 30 October 2013 by in Miami

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Although it may seem like there is a small lull between the next group of local openings — that may be the exhibits up for Art Basel, both for galleries and museums — in fact the art world moves here apace. For instance, the big opening this week will be that of the Bass Museum’s “Time” exhibit. […]

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Now through Nov. 15, five small South Florida arts organizations are vying for the Knight Arts Challenge People’s Choice Award, offering a $20,000 prize. Below, Jim Hammond talks about why The Puppet Network should get your vote. To see the other nominees and to text to vote, visit knightarts.org/peopleschoice. Q. Why should your group win the […]

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The celebrations of the 100th birthday of the British composer Benjamin Britten have been widespread, and have included not just operas on various world mainstages, but chamber works on small programs to be found hither and yon. Tonight, one of the last Festival Miami concerts closes with a tribute to Britten hosted by tenor Tony […]

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Now through Nov. 15, five small South Florida arts organizations are vying for the Knight Arts Challenge People’s Choice Award, offering a $20,000 prize. Below, Ian Welsch talks about why The Motivational Edge should get your vote. To see the other nominees and to text to vote, visit knightarts.org/peopleschoice. Q. Why should your group win the […]

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Marissa Alma NIck and Pioneer Winter. Photo by Neil de la Flor.

Marissa Alma Nick’s “Cask” is a visually orgasmic, exquisitely lit, yet awkwardly chaotic and exhaustive retelling of Edgar Allen Poe’s macabre classic short story, “The Cask of Amontillado.” Although Nick sticks to Poe’s story of revenge, her production

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Now through Nov. 15, five small South Florida arts organizations are vying for the Knight Arts Challenge People’s Choice Award, offering a $20,000 prize. Below, author and playwright Teo Castellanos talks about why he should get your vote. To see the other nominees and to text to vote, visit knightarts.org/peopleschoice. Q. Why should your group win […]

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