Congrats to Knight Arts Challenge 2010 Winners

Categories: Culture
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Without Knight grants, we'd have to busk for cash.
Looks like we're not the only art fans handing out money. The Knight Foundation, that benevolent overlord who makes most great art  happen in Miami, announced the 27 winners of the 2010 Knights Art Challenge. Among the honorees are New Times favorites Borscht Film Festival and free Florida Grand Opera programs. Other funds will benefit a monthly concert series in Little Haiti, vinyl record swaps at Miami Art Museum, and a 24-channel sound installation outside the ArtCenter on Lincoln Road. For a full list of all the winners, continue after the jump. Congrats all!

Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Project: M-DCPS Cultural Passport
Award: $1 million

University of Miami
Project: Henry Mancini Institute - Outbound
Award: $500,000

City of Miami Beach
Project: Sleepless Night 2011
Award: $200,000

Borscht Film Festival
Project: Redefining Miami in Film
Award: $150,000

DawnTown
Project: Architecture Contest
Award: $150,000

Florida Grand Opera Inc.
Project: Opera Free for All - Part Two
Award: $150,000

Florida International University
Project: Creative Writing Fellowship Program
Award: $150,000

Funding Arts Broward
Project: New Work Award
Award: $150,000

The Rhythm Foundation
Project: Big Night in Little Haiti
Award: $125,000

Bass Museum of Art
Project: Curatorial Fellowships
Award: $100,000

Centro Cultural Brasil-USA da Florida
Project: Interactive Oscar Niemeyer Exhibit
Award: $100,000

Friends of Gusman
Project: Gusman Center Stage Access
Award: $100,000

Miami Art Museum
Project: "The Record" Exhibition Outreach
Award: $100,000

Miami Hispanic Ballet
Project: Miami Hispanic Cultural Arts Center
Award: $100,000

The PlayGround Theatre
Project: The Red Thread
Award: $100,000

WDNA-FM 88.9 Public Radio
Project: Close Encounters of the Jazz Kind
Award: $100,000


Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts
Project: Masterworks Collection
Award: $90,000

South Florida Folklife Center, HistoryMiami
Project: Folk Artist-in-Residence
Award: $90,000

South Florida Composers Alliance
Project: The Listening Gallery
Award: $75,000

ArtSouth
Project: From Rubble to Resurrection
Award: $50,000

Palm Beach Poetry Festival
Project: Palm Beach Poetry Festival
Award: $50,000

Miami-Dade Department of Cultural Affairs
Project: CultureDeal
Award: $40,000
Summary: To help arts groups expand their audience, the Miami-Dade Department of

WLRN
Project: ArtStreetMiami.org
Award: $40,000

The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum
Project: The Museum of the Future
Award: $35,000

Art and Culture Center of Hollywood
Project: Hot Topics Discussion Series
Award: $25,000

William Stewart
Project: Rhythm of Africa Music Program
Award: $25,000

Recipient: Michael Bell
Project: Scholastic Writing Awards Program
Award: $20,000

For expanded information about the above project, read the full release here.

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