Please follow this link to a statement by Mayor Carlos Gimenez regarding the recommended course of action to return great theater to Coconut Grove Playhouse. The Mayor provides important clarifications, highlights and facts regarding the Playhouse plan.
News to Use
It’s a busy month with some time-sensitive updates for you.
Thrive 305 – the County’s Community Engagement Initiative
On April 7, 2021, the Appellate Division of the Circuit Court of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit approved Miami-Dade County’s Coconut Grove Playhouse appeal of the City of Miami Mayor’s veto of the County’s final historic preservation Certificate of Appropriateness for the Coconut Grove Playhouse project. It is important to note that this victory clears the way for the County’s plan for the Coconut Grove Playhouse project to move forward. Please click here to see the Court’s opinion.
FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR ORGANIZATIONS
Submission deadline EXTENDED Monday, April 15, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.
The Miami-Dade Tourist Development Council is soliciting nominations to fill vacancies on the board. Individuals meeting the qualifications and interested in the volunteer advisory board should submit a cover letter and resume via email to the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, attention Nikenna Benjamin, Nikenna.Benjamin@miamidade.gov by Monday, April 15, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.
Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Webinar
Tuesday, March 30 at 2:30 p.m.
Arts Action Fund Webinar: American Rescue Plan Act of 2021
Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 3:00 PM
Learn details of arts funding opportunities in the newly enacted American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. The webinar will be hosted by Americans for the Arts Chief Counsel and Arts Action Fund Executive Director Nina Ozlu Tunceli with several guest speakers. We will be reserving 45 minutes for Q&A. Submit your questions in advance here.
Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava is holding public meetings by Zoom next week for feedback on setting priorities for FY 2021-2022 budget.
It is important that the arts community is represented and heard. Please join one of this year's virtual public budget meetings and make sure your voice is heard in #OurCounty's budget priorities!
2021-2022 Virtual County Budget Meetings
Monday, February 22 at 6 pm
Tuesday, February 23 at 6 pm
Wednesday, February 24 at 6 pm
Dear Cultural Colleagues,
Today, Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava launched Thrive 305, an initiative to ask the community for input that will help set the County’s action plan and priorities. We need you, your supporters, and members to complete this initiative’s countywide survey so that the arts community’s input is represented: