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We asked Philadelphia multidisciplinary theater artist Aaron Cromie to comment on the artistic responsibilities he considers as a director. “I think it’s the director’s job to create an environment and a world,” Cromie responded. “The director is an arbiter of great ideas.”

Coming Soon

A thoughtful solo exhibition by Los Angeles-based conceptual photographer James Welling, whose ongoing Wyeth series takes inspiration from and pays homage to the 20th-century American artist Andrew Wyeth.

Coming Soon

Join Temple Contemporary for the opening of reFORM, a major installation by artist and Pew Fellow Pepón Osorio that pays tribute to Philadelphia school closings.


“Cultural forms of reenactment are about ideology and politics; they are debates…about the reproduction and naturalization of history.”—Sharon Hayes

Questions of Practice

During a recent conversation at The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, performance impresario and Center visiting scholar Kristy Edmunds was asked, “Why do you do what you do?”

The Big Numbers

Number of Grants in the Center’s History

Project & Advancement Grants

Pew Fellowships