International writer Thomas Kennedy spent a week in residence in the Writer’s Room at the Betsy Hotel this summer. The Writer’s Room was awarded a $60,000 Knight Arts Challenge grant to help brand South Florida as a muse for authors. Kennedy wrote about his experience for a recent presentation at Books and Books. Click here […]
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.
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Get a taste of Sundance in the Magic City Sept 27-29 as the Sundance Short Film Festival Short Film program arrives at the Cosford Cinema and Miami Beach Cinemathque. The Festival is bringing the experience on the road with a multi-city tour throughout the United States. The program runs for 93 minutes and box proceeds […]
By Locust Projects 2013 marks Locust Projects’ 15th Anniversary as an experimental exhibition space with a mission to serve artists and the community. To mark this milestone we will inaugurate Locust Talks, a new lecture series that brings visiting curators and directors from innovative institutions across the country and internationally. Each art professional will give […]
In Sir Ken Robinson’s TED Talk “How Schools Kill Creativity,” he eviscerates the current state of education. He also points out that learning institutions are not adequately preparing students for failure, which is highly correlated with creativity
Summer is not officially over, but art can’t wait for artificial perimeters. Tonight, even before fall’s first Second Saturday, a number of new exhibits are being unveiled. Don’t expect to be comforted by the solo show from London’s Mat Collishaw opening at the Bass Museum of Art. Like many artists who work across The Pond, […]
By Nina Johnson-Milewski, Miami Rail Knight Foundation supports the Miami Rail to provide arts and culture coverage about Miami for local and national distribution via print and online platforms. Below, Nina Johnson-Milewski, publisher of the Miami Rail, writes about their work from the past year. The Miami Rail has provided a valuable forum for analytical […]
This weekend marks the beginning of the 33rd season of the Sunday Afternoons of Music series, which will present seven regular concerts and six concerts for children at the University of Miami’s Gusman Hall. For all of the growth of South Florida’s classical music scene, and the impressive number of first-rate musicians that come to […]
Almost overnight, it seems, Broward has turned into an art center. If you haven’t awakened to what is happening north of Miami, now would be the time. The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood has been consistently putting out good exhibits for years now, as has the Girls Club (it will be unveiling its latest […]
By Sebastian Spreng, Visual Artist and Classical Music Writer A young cellist in meteoric rise, 29-year-old Joshua Roman is a perfect example of an accomplished 21st century artist. The native Oklahoman is a composer, organizer, curator, social media expert and complete musician. Roman has made three working visits to Miami in 2013 to date. He made his […]
For those of you who are still unaware that Miami International Airport has some seriously good art hanging around, this is a reminder. We are not talking about cheesy coffee shop paintings. We are talking about permanent and site-specific works from top-talent artists spread all across the various terminals: dropping from the ceilings, splashed along […]