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CORAL GABLES CULTURAL CONNECTIONS  

Online & Virtual Programs in the City Beautiful: 

Click on the links for direct access to concerts, movies, and more. 


Cultural Anchors 


ACTORS’ PLAYHOUSE 

#AtHomeWithActorsPlayhouse 

Performances, playhouse stories, and positive messages from around the country by Actors’ Playhouse’s marvelous performers.  


CORAL GABLES ART CINEMA 

Virtual Screening Room & "Virtual “Drive-In” 

Rent films through the Virtual Screening Room or experience the Cinema’s Virtual “Drive-In”.  


CORAL GABLES MUSEUM 

Education Activate 

Through Education Activate the Museum provides families a collection of lessons that can be accessed by subject. The current series of Art Activate, Science Activate, and Film Activate are offered in partnership with leading institutions, collectives, or individuals, all experts in each field. 


UM, FROST SCHOOL OF MUSIC 

Friday Nights @ Frost 

Concert series featuring Frost Music Live concerts from the past season. 

FrostiesPerformForU 

Home performances posted by students, faculty, and alumni. 

Live at Home in the City Beautiful 

A virtual mini-concert series featuring University of Miami’s Frost School of Music faculty, students, and alumni. 


UM, LOWE ART MUSEUM 

Digital Engagement 

Access and explore the Museum’s indoor and outdoor collections, special projects, participate in mindfulness sessions, and more.  


Cultural Partners 


CHOPIN FOUNDATION 

Chopin Salon @ Home 

Select videos and interviews with artists presented every two weeks. 


COMMUNITY ARTS PROGRAM (CAP) 

Community Arts Program (CAP) 

7:30 p.m. (EST) EVERY Thursday, July 9 through August 13. Six delicious after-dinner jazz and classical concerts featuring outstanding local artists. 


FLORIDA GRAND OPERA 

Opera on the Go 

From Opera Highlights, Concert of Art Songs, Singers' Choice, and the ever-popular Zarzuela, click on the links to see and hear archived selections from the Florida Grand Opera. 


MIAMI CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY 

Mainly Mozart 

Register for Live concerts every Saturday at 4:00 through June 27. 


MIAMI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 

What to Stream While Quarantined 

A list of favorite Miami Film Festival/GEMS titles that are currently streaming online. 


MIAMI JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL 

Short Film Showcase 

As part of the series, a new short film showcase will be rolled out every week celebrating films from a past MJFF edition providing a moment of entertainment and refuge in a world unknown. Each week the series highlights short films featuring comedy, sci-fi, animation, documentary, and stories from the city we call home. 


MIAMI SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 

MISO for Miami “The Comeback” 


SERAPHIC FIRE 

Seraphic Saturday Podcast 

Hit play and enjoy the witty cast of Seraphic Fire’s artistic company and special guests as they dive into a smart and frank discussion of classical music. 



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The Cultural Grant Process has been moved earlier. Please note the NEW dates & process. 

The City of Coral Gables Cultural Development Board assists the Coral Gables City Commission in distributing cultural monies to qualifying nonprofit 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) groups that produce meaningful cultural experiences for the betterment of the Coral Gables community. These experiences must take place within the City of Coral Gables and be open and accessible to the public.

Cultural activities and programs that qualify are those that address the visual and performing arts, history, historic preservation and folk life, international cultural exchanges, and the literary and media arts.

PARTICIPATION IN THE CULTURAL GRANT WEBINAR IS MANDATORY FOR ALL GRANT APPLICANTS. 

Organizations must have staff, board member, or volunteer participation in the webinar. It is the organization's responsibility to sign-in to the webinar to ensure this requirement is met. Organizations that fail to participate will automatically be disqualified from consideration for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Cultural Grant funding.

The Cultural Grant Webinar & Application for FY2020-2021 has occurred.   

Grantees & Applicants:

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CULTURAL GRANT GUIDELINES FY 2020-2021

CULTURAL GRANT WEBINAR FY 2020-2021

WEBINAR POWERPOINT FY2020-2021

**IMPORTANT DATES**

Webinar: Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

Eligibility deadline: Friday, April 10, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

Application deadline: Friday, April 24, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

Cultural Grant Application Review & Scoring Meeting: Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 9:00 a.m., (Zoom information below)

Cultural Grant FY2019-2020 Final Report Review & Scoring Meeting: tbd


JUNE 11, 2020, 9:00 a.m., CULTURAL GRANT REVIEW & SCORING VIRTUAL ZOOM MEETING

https://zoom.us/j/97042069193?pwd=c3diMUdZc3kvZmJpOWgvY2NqaGxEUT09

Meeting ID: 970 4206 9193

Password: 061120

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2019-2020 CULTURAL GRANT Recipients

On January 14, 2020, The City Commission awarded a total of $191,228 in grants to the following nonprofit cultural organizations to provide programming in the City Beautiful. The grants will be used to present performances, exhibitions, and programs that make Coral Gables an even more vibrant cultural destination: