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Advocacy Alert! URGENT: From the Florida Cultural Alliance - Recommendation to Eliminate the NEA

President Trump Recommends Eliminating All Funding for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)

NOT FINAL -- this is a first step in the development of the  FY 2018 federal budget.

TAKE ACTION NOW -- eliminating the NEA will
have devastating and ripple effects through
our industry and our communities.

1.  Florida's members of Congress must hear from many
     Floridians NOW to #SaveTheNEA.

December 8th Town Meeting on the Coconut Grove Playhouse Proposed Masterplan

On Thursday, December 8, 2016, the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs hosted a community meeting at the Ransom Everglades School auditorium to provide an update on the Coconut Grove Playhouse project. Led by Michael Spring, Senior Advisor to the Mayor and Director of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, the meeting featured detailed presentations from the design team experts relating the following:

News to Use - August 2, 2016

Upcoming grant Workshops & deadlines

Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs



Community Grants Program: This is a quarterly program for non-profit organizations developing small to medium scale community-based cultural programs, projects and events, such as fairs, parades, neighborhood festivals, conferences and publications.


August 4, 2016 – Second Quarter – Grant Workshop

September 8, 2016 – Second Quarter - Grant Application Deadline


Continued Progress on the Coconut Grove Playhouse Project

Site Plan Options

Work on the site plan options for the Coconut Grove Playhouse is underway by the County’s design team led by Arquitectonica International Corporation. This process is being informed by the team’s theater consultants, Fisher Dachs Associates; structural engineer, Douglas Wood Associates; and historic preservation architect, Jorge Hernandez, among other design team members.  


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