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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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The Dominican Republic too often flies under the radar when it comes to recognizing our Caribbean neighbors. This nation that shares a space with Haiti on the big island of Hispaniola gets overlooked when we talk about the art, music and history that emanates from the region, which is a real shame since it is […]

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One of the nicer things about covering classical music in a highly seasonal environment is that things are planned well in advance, and you can mark your calendar early on for the things you want to see. Things this week are relatively quiet musically thanks to the holiday and the short week, though next week […]

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Miami’s renowned downtown venue, the Olympia Theater at Gusman Center celebrated this past Memorial Day weekend with an exciting Red Curtain Series presentation from the city’s most-promising emerging ballet company, Florida Classical Ballet (FCB). On Saturday, May 26, and Sunday, May 27, Miami’s downtown arts community welcomed FCB to the Olympia Theater at the Gusman […]

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Today, Knight Foundation named the 57 finalists of the 2012 Knight Arts Challenge Miami, offering an array of ideas that will help bring South Florida together through the arts. The group of finalists is made up of individual artists, small artist-led organizations and local cultural groups whose innovative ideas will help push the boundaries of artistic […]

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Art, through the looking glass

Published on 25 May 2012 by in Miami

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The “Smoke Signals” emanating from the latest entry in the artist-run space category, Under the Bridge, are all suggestions of or references to portals, hence the exhibit’s name, “Smoke Signals: portals y passages.” Both the show and the space are welcome complements to the art scene. The 14 artists’ works were chosen by William Cordova, […]

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By Frances Alban, The Education Fund The Education Fund’s annual charity auction, “The Art of Found Objects,” will take place at the Moore Building May 24, from 6-10pm. The event will showcase more than 150 one-of-a-kind pieces of artwork created by Miami-Dade County public school students and teachers representing nearly 50 schools. Since its inception, the annual auction has raised more than […]

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David Zambrano | “Soul Project” @ the Miami Light Project

If you haven’t made plans yet, clear your schedule and head over to the Goldman Warehouse in Wynwood Arts District on Saturday, June 2nd for the Miami Light Project’s Dance Your @$$ Off fundraising event. The funds raised by the event will enable the Miami Light Project  to continue to bring international and Miami-based artists […]

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Now here’s something a little unusual to start off your long Memorial Day weekend: a piano slam. Tomorrow night at the Knight Concert Hall, the Dranoff International Two-Piano Foundation of Miami presents the fourth in its series of these music, poetry and dance concerts, which is the final event in an annual project involving 70 Miami-Dade […]

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By Lucas Leyva, Borscht Film Festival There is just one week left to submit your project to be considered for a commission in the form of funding or production assistance from the Borscht Film Festival! It’s quick, free and easy to apply on our website the deadline is June 1st. There are no limits on applicant age […]

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A closer look at Jose Bedia

Published on 22 May 2012 by in Miami

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Anyone who knows art in Miami, knows Jose Bedia. After rising in the art world in his native Cuba in the 1980s — he was part of the first and second Havana Biennial, the latest edition of which just opened earlier in the month — and becoming part of a new wave of artists known as the […]

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