Miami 2010 Winners

In December 2010, 27 ideas won $3.8 million in funding through the Knight Arts Challenge Miami. Read more about them below.

Project: 'The Record' Exhibition Outreach

Amount: 100,000

To enhance an exhibition on the role of art in vinyl record covers by creating an outreach series of performances, lectures and other events.

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  Miami City Ballet (a Knight Arts grantee) had a banner year. After yet another remarkable and well-received season, MCB, as it is known, traveled for the first time ever to Paris and made an outstanding foreign debut. Then, it made its premiere appearance under a national spotlight when it were featured in PBS’s “Great […]

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Sometimes a painting is just beautiful. It can have deeper meaning or a complex make up, but some works just hang there and say, look at me, I am so good-looking. That’s the case with the nature-inspired pieces of Greg Lindquist in the group show of New York artists, “you are here forever….” curated by […]

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Project: ArtStreetMiami.org

Amount: $ 40,000

To expose and promote Miami artists globally by creating a series of original videos for the Web.

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Project: Big Night in Little Haiti

Amount: 125,000

To showcase Haitian music through a monthly concert series in Little Haiti featuring the country’s diverse rhythms.

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Project: Close Encounters of the Jazz Kind

Amount: 100,000

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.

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Project: Creative Writing Fellowship Program

Amount: 150,000

To advance South Florida’s literary community by creating a Knight fellowship program in creative writing for fine arts graduate students at FIU.

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Project: CultureDeal

Amount: 40,000

To help arts groups expand their audience by partnering with an online coupon site to offer a cultural “deal-of-the-week.”

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Project: Curatorial Fellowships

Amount: 100,000

To foster dialogue within the Miami arts community by creating three one-year curatorial fellowships in contemporary art at the Bass Museum.

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Project: Architecture Contest

Amount: 150,000

To explore innovative architecture by sponsoring an annual architectural contest resulting in the creation of a temporary structure.

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