Artist and architect Olivia Ramos, a recipient of a Knight Foundation grant.

Knight Foundation Grants $2.5 Million for Public Art Projects in South Florida

The Knight Foundation has awarded $2.5 million in funding to forty-three artists and arts organizations in South Florida for public arts projects, including the Miami Mermaid Debates, a campaign focused on the effects of climate change; a concert series at Metrorail stations throughout Miami; and a program for public conversations at the Bass museum.

This year’s awardees are:

Arts For Learning
The Bass
Borscht Corporation
Buskerfest Miami
Dejha Carrington
CCE Miami
City of Doral
Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami
El Ingenio
Filmgate Miami
Fresh Art International
Glades Community Media Partnership
Haitian Cultural Arts Alliance
Hanan Arts
Historic Hampton House Community Trust
Jai-Alai Books
Johanne Rahaman
Juan Barquin and Trae DeLellis
Kunya Rowley
Laura Randall
Letter16 Press
Mark Hedden
MDC Live Arts
Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs
Miami New Drama
Nu Deco Ensemble
Olympia Theater
PATH: Preserving, Archiving & Teaching Hip-hop
SFCA [isaw+subtropics]
Silvia Ros Photography
Siren Arts
Sofia Valiente
South Florida National Parks Trust
The Miami Rail
Little Havana Tours and Sikan Afro-Cuban Dance Project
Bascomb Memorial Broadcasting Foundation/ WDNA 88.9 FM Public Radio
Friends of WLRN
Olivia Ramos
YMCA of South Florida