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Knight Arts Challenge finalists named

Tuesday, January 10, 2012   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Amy Seasholtz
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January 10, 2012

 Finalists have been announced for the Knight Arts Challenge Philadelphia, a city-wide contest seeking the best idea for use of art.

The contest is sponsored by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The goal of the three-year, $9 million contest is to enrich Philadelphia's communities through art.

In the first year, Knight Foundation awarded $2.7 million to 36 winners, from, "individual artists and artist-driven organizations to some of the city's premier cultural institutions."

Winners will be announced in the spring.

CLICK HERE for the list iof finalists, culled from 1,267 applicants.  More information can be found a t