To cultivate new arts audiences in Broward County through a Knight New Work award for cutting-edge visual and performing arts projects.
To enhance an exhibition on the role of art in vinyl record covers by creating an outreach series of performances, lectures and other events.
To expose and promote Miami artists globally by creating a series of original videos for the Web.
To increase exposure to innovative art by commissioning a work annually as the poster image for the Masterworks Classical Music and Dance series.
To inspire and unite South Florida with a third Sleepless Night festival featuring indoor and outdoor art and performances at dozens of Miami Beach venues.
To recapture and promote Haiti’s cultural traditions by creating a youth training program in Homestead led by experts on Haitian art.
To showcase Haitian music through a monthly concert series in Little Haiti featuring the country’s diverse rhythms.
To provide new opportunities for jazz musicians young and old by creating a venue for them to jam together both in front of an audience and on air.
To foster the appreciation of poetry in South Florida by supporting the seventh annual, six-day Palm Beach Poetry Festival.
To continue cultivating a new audience for opera by offering discount tickets to winners and entrants in last winter’s Knight-supported drawing for free tickets to Carmen.