Art

Stiltsville Could Become an Artists' Village, With Knight Arts Challenge Support

The problem with hosting an artists' residency aboard a pool noodle in the middle of the ocean is that the sculptors are going to sink and the painters are going to whine about their canvas getting wet.

But if the Stiltsville Trust has its way, the seven remaining houses of the Stiltsville community perched amid Biscayne Bay will become the solution to that problem. The Stiltsville Trust's residency program is one of 66 proposals recently announced as finalists in the Miami Knight Arts Challenge, a list that includes projects by museums, movie houses, an opera company, and even a puppet parade.

See also:

- Miami Knight Arts Challenge Finalists: Wynwood Renovations, a Nigerian Film Festival, O Cinema Expansion

- Knight Arts Challenge Finalist MOCA Hopes to Celebrate "Nollywood"

- Arsht Center Awarded $250,000 to Develop a "Worldwide Destination" in Downtown Miami

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B. Caplan