1999 Grants

Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts – Expansion of Programming
Discovery Grant, $20,000

Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts – International Chamber Orchestra Series
Project Grant, $18,000

Carol Antrom – Folk & Traditional Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Arden Theatre Company – Increased Salaries and Staff
Project Grant, $80,000

Myra Bazell – New Work with Anne George and Conrad Bender
Project Grant, $18,000

Arcadia UniversityThe Sea and the Sky
Project Grant, $72,228

Brandywine Conservancy and Brandywine River MuseumMilk and Eggs: The American Revival of Tempera Painting, 1930 – 1950
Project Grant, $100,000

Bristol Riverside Theatre – Increased Compensation
Project Grant, $50,000

Nichole Canuso – New Work
Project Grant, $9,000

Michael Carson – Life Lessons: A Series of Six Video Movement Essays
Project Grant, $18,000

The Clay StudioRiver
Project Grant, $48,500

Nicole CousineauBanking Hours
Project Grant, $9,300

Dance Affiliates – Dance Celebration and NextMove Festival
Project Grant, $20,000

David Ellsworth – Visual Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Association for Public ArtNew Land Marks: Public Art, Community and the Meaning of Place
Project Grant, $200,000

FringeArts – Doug Elkins Collaboration
Project Grant, $23,000

Eva Gholson – Partnership with Evelyn Simpson Curenton and Ursula Payne
Project Grant, $18,000

The Galleries at Moore College of Art & DesignValie Export: Ob/De+Con(Struction)
Project Grant, $162,645

Great Valley Community Education Foundation – Presentation of Caribbean Dance Company, Pittsburgh Ballet, and Martha Graham
Project Grant, $22,000

Group Motion Dance Company – Collaboration by Carol Brown, Tobin Rothlein, and Manfred Fischbeck
Project Grant, $20,000

Rennie HarrisFacing Mecca
Project Grant, $20,000

Jennifer Higdon – Music
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Michael Hurwitz – Visual Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Institute of Contemporary Art/Fleisher Art Memorial/Philadelphia Mural Arts ProgramWall Power
Project Grant, $189,550

InterAct Theatre Company – Increased Salaries for Three Productions
Project Grant, $30,000

International House of Philadelphia – International Concert Series
Project Grant, $32,000

Teresa Jaynes – Visual Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Kevin Kautenburger – Visual Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Koresh Dance Company – Rehearsal and Production Salaries for Dancers
Discovery Grant, $18,600

Nicholas Kripal – Visual Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Lantern Theater Company – The Bacchae
Project Grant, $20,000

Robert Maggio – Music
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Mogauwane Mahloele – Music
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Rebecca Medel – Visual Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Mum Puppettheatre – Measuring Man
Project Grant, $20,000

Network for New Music – Works by Mario Davidovsky, Anna Weesner, and Philip Maneval
Project Grant, $40,000

Painted Bride Art CenterDance with the Bride
Project Grant, $20,000

Painted Bride Art Center – Jazz and World Music Series
Discovery Grant, $40,000

Pennsylvania Ballet – New Work by Matthew Neenan
Project Grant, $80,000

People’s Light & Theatre Company – Artistic Advancement Program, Year Two
Project Grant, $80,000

Philadelphia Chamber Music Society – International Vocal Music Project
Discovery Grant, $40,000

Philadelphia Classical Symphony – 17th Century Music from North America
Discovery Grant, $15,000

Philadelphia Dance Company – On the Shoulders of Our Ancestors
Project Grant, $72,000

Philadelphia Folklore Project – African and Diaspora Drummer Residencies
Discovery Grant, $12,000

Philadelphia Folklore ProjectPhilly Dance Africa
Project Grant, $20,000

The Philadelphia SingersBrotherly Love
Project Grant, $32,000

Philadelphia Theatre CompanyWhite People
Project Grant, $80,000

Piffaro, the Renaissance Band – 15th Anniversary Concert Series
Discovery Grant, $28,000

PRISM Quartet – Saxophone Quartet from William Bolcom
Discovery Grant, $32,000

LaVaughn Robinson – Creative and Historical Research
Discovery Grant, $10,000

Rosenbach Museum and LibraryDrifting: Nakahama Manjiro’s Tale of Discovery
Project Grant, $71,201

Jeanne Ruddy – New Work by Mark Dendy
Project Grant, $18,600

Benjamin Schachter – Music
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Eric SchoeferCirque Noir
Discovery Grant, $18,600

Eric Schoefer – Dance
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Ann Vachon – Pierrot Lunaire
Project Grant, $13,950

Venture Theatre – Increased Salaries and Fees
Project Grant, $30,000

Voloshky Ukrainian Dance Ensemble – Ivana Kupla Production
Project Grant, $37,200

Dorothy WilkieSpirit (The Lamba Project)
Project Grant, $9,300

The Wilma TheaterThe Invention of Love
Project Grant, $80,000

Chamroeun Yin – Cambodian Court Dance
Project Grant, $10,000

Grants & Grantees

Founded in 2002 by two composers, Chamber Music Now provided the Philadelphia community with original concert productions.

Grants & Grantees

Jaamil Kosoko created and rehearsed An Expectation of Violence, a dance that delved into the intricacies of personal and public violenc

Collaborators & Colleagues

Fath Davis Ruffins is curator of the division of home and community life at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Cheng-Chieh Yu began her performing career with Cloud Gate Dance Theater of Taiwan. She is an associate professor in UCLA’s department of world arts and cultures/dance.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Brenda Dixon Gottschild is Professor Emerita of dance studies at Temple University and a senior consultant and writer for Dance Magazine.

The next phase of a multi-part conversation about historic preservation, first initiated in 2011, Gray Area 3 will convene community members around the “adaptive re-use” of two vacant Philadelphia buildings of historic, cultural, or architectural significance.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Lane Czaplinski is the artistic director of Seattle’s On the Boards, founded in 1978 to introduce audiences to international innovators in contemporary dance, theater, and music.

Grants & Grantees

The Philadelphia Museum of Art presented the first full-scale exhibition of the artist’s work in more than 30 years.

Kùlú Mèlé African Dance & Drum Ensemble worked with contemporary choreographer Ronald K. Brown in an extended residency to develop new approaches to its work.

Event

Alien She is the first exhibition to critically examine the lasting impact of Riot Grrrl, the widely influential but briefly lived global punk feminist movement.

Demetrius Oliver: Canicular, the Center-funded exhibition at the Print Center, has received media attention from the Philadelphia Inquirer, The Huffington Post, ArtDaily, WHYY’s Newsworks, and more.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Joseph C. Thompson has spearheaded the creation of MASS MoCA from its beginnings in 1987 to its realization in 1999.