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.
To foster dialogue within the Miami arts community by creating three one-year curatorial fellowships in contemporary art at the Bass Museum.
Did you know that almost every concrete structure in Miami includes locally mined, ground up fossilized coral and marine limestone? Such an integral element has gone unrecognized for far too long,
Tonight at 6 p.m., we’ll be announcing the 2010 winners of the Knight Arts Challenge Miami. This year’s winners have innovative ideas for bringing South Florida together through the arts. Find out all about them by visiting KnightArts.org after 7 p.m. See you then! Note: an earlier version of this post erroneously stated that the [...]
The nominations are in, and two Knight Arts films are up for a 2010 Suncoast Emmy. Our 30-minute documentary of the 2008 Knight Arts Challenge is nominated in the Arts/Entertainment Program category. Subjects include Art Center/South Florida, Leggo My Demo and the New World School of the Arts. Sunday’s Best, an eight-minute film documenting the [...]
In what has become a notorious underground act in the art world, a group called the Guerilla Girls surveyed the Met museum in New York and found that less than 5% of the artists were women, while 85% of the nudes were female — most all presumably painted or sculpted by men. Called the Weenie [...]
The Miami Herald dedicated its Sunday arts section to profiling “20 under 40,” a group of up-and-coming South Florida artists who have helped transform the local arts scene. Three are winners of the Knight Arts Challenge Miami. They are: Patrick Dupre Quigley, whose choral group Seraphic Fire’s chamber version of Monteverdi’s Vespers of the Blessed Virgin topped the [...]
Now that school is back in session, Young At Art Museum offers an array of after-school and weekend Art Classes in state-of-the-art studios that tap inner creativity and expression. At a time when schools are cutting arts classes and programs, we at Young At Art firmly believe that arts education is not a luxury but [...]
By Raffaele Cardone, general & artistic director Miami Lyric Opera The recent performances of Puccini’s La Boheme (July 15 and 17th) received very positive reviews by English and Spanish media. I have been lucky enough to receive many calls and emails with compliments and enthusiastic words of encouragement. Some commented that it was one of [...]