The Knight Arts Challenge Miami, open for applications June 24 through July 26, offers a share of up to $2 million for ideas that connect people to place and each other through the arts. Applicants can get more detailed information on the challenge, and tips for applying, by attending informational sessions with Knight staff. Workshops will take place June 24 through July 10 in various venues around South Florida, with locations in West Palm Beach, Miami, Key West and more.
Public information sessions dates and locations:
Monday, June 24 - 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. AREA Stage, 1560 S Dixie Hwy, Coral Gables, FL 33146
Monday, June 24 - 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 'Leah Arts District's Stephan's Deli, 1000 E.16th St., Hialeah 33010
Tuesday, June 25 - 3:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m. Studios of Key West, 533 Eaton St., Key West, FL 33040
Tuesday, June 25 - 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Institute of Contemporary Art Miami, 61 NE 41st St., Miami FL 33137
Wednesday, June 26 - Noon - 2 p.m. The History of Diving Museum MM 82.9. 82990 Overseas Hwy., Islamorada, FL 33036
Wednesday, June 26 - 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Little Havana's Koubek Center's Art Space, 2705 SW 3rd St., Miami FL 33135
Thursday, June 27 - 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Far Gallery in the F.A.T. Village Arts District, 521 NW 1st Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
Thursday, June 27 - 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Allapattah's The Motivational Edge, 1550 NW 36th Street, Miami, FL 33142
Friday, June 28 - 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Norton Museum of Art, 1450 S. Dixie Hwy, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Monday, July 8 - 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. West Kendall's South Florida Center for the Percussive Arts, 12600 SW 130th St., #10 Miami, FL 33186
Tuesday, July 9 - 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. North Miami's MOCA, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami, FL 33186
Wednesday, July 10 - 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Brownsville's Historic Hampton House, 4240 NW 27th Ave., Miami, FL 33142
One-on-one office hours will also be available. During these sessions, applicants can meet one-on-one with Knight Arts Director Priya Sircar and Program Officer Adam Ganuza to receive feedback on their ideas. Please register for the various workshops or office hours. Note: To register for these office hours, please select your preferred date and add the quantity "1" to your cart. When you checkout, scroll to the bottom of the page and under "Other Information" you'll be able to select an available timeslot for a 15-minute meeting.
One-on-one Office Hours
Sat., July 13 -1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Books and Books 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables, FL 33134
Wed., July 17 - 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Panther Coffee 1875 Purdy Ave., Miami Beach, FL 33139
Sat., July 20 - 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Panther Coffee 6407 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33138
Remember, all it takes to apply is a great arts idea and 150 words. Visit kf.org/kac for more application details!
Photo credit: Karen Peterson Dancers