2007 Grants

1812 ProductionsCherry Bomb
Project Grant, $100,000

American Philosophical Society MuseumUndaunted: Five American Explorers, 1760–2006
Project Grant, $123,700

Charles O. Anderson – Dance
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Annenberg Center for the Performing ArtsMoLoRa
Project Grant, $100,000

Arden Theatre CompanyAssassins
Project Grant, $100,000

Asian Arts InitiativeUnbuckled, Uncensored and Flashpoints/Unbreakable Objects
Project Grant, $28,000

Atwater Kent Museum – New Position of Capital Project Manager
Project Grant, $60,000

Ballet X – New Commission by Adam Hougland
Project Grant, $20,000

Bartram’s GardenBartram’s Travels Reconsidered
Project Grant, $171,650

Bristol Riverside TheatreTwelfth Night, or What You Will
Project Grant, $120,000

King Britt – Music
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Bryn Mawr CollegeNomad: The River by Yin Mei
Project Grant, $10,000

Pallabi Chakravorty – Replaced Rituals
Project Grant, $10,000

The Clay Studio – New Position of Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator
Project Grant, $54,900

Community Education Center – 2007-08 New Edge Performing Artists Service Program
Project Grant, $20,000

Nicole Cousineau – Dance
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Nicole CousineauHere Dance Film
Project Grant, $10,000

Dancefusion – Barren Sceptre Reconstruction
Discovery Grant, $20,000

Delaware Valley Arts Consortium – Residency Activities of River North Dance Company
Project Grant, $20,000

Emmanuelle Delpech – Oedipus at FDR
Project Grant, $10,000

The Design Center at Philadelphia University – The Fabric of Philadelphia
Discovery Grant, $20,000

Fritz Dietel – Visual Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Eastern State Penitentiary – New Position of Assistant Director for Development
Project Grant, $60,000

Eleone Dance Theatre – New Urban Ballet by Abdur R. Jackson
Project Grant, $20,000

Flamenco Ole! – Residency with Carmela Greco
Project Grant, $20,000

FringeArtsDrought and Rain Vol. 2
Project Grant, $65,000

FringeArtsThe European Lesson
Project Grant, $82,000

Friends of Laurel Hill CemeteryUrban Mourning Project
Discovery Grant, $97,900

Headlong Dance TheaterDance Dialogue
Project Grant, $20,000

Brigitta Herrmann – Physiognomy of the Spirit
Project Grant, $10,000

Historical Society of PennsylvaniaPhilaPlace
Project Grant, $150,000

Independence Seaport Museum – New Position of Group Sales Manager
Project Grant, $60,000

InterAct Theatre CompanyHouse, Divided
Project Grant, $50,000

Tania Isaac – Development of In the Name of
Discovery Grant, $10,000

Jeanne Ruddy Dance – Commissioning New Work by Suzanne Linke
Project Grant, $38,000

Roko Kawai – Development of Site-Specific Work with Leah Stein at Izu House
Discovery Grant, $10,000

Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts – Two Shen Wei Philadelphia Premieres
Project Grant, $65,000

Koresh Dance CompanyThings I Told Nobody by Itzik Galili
Project Grant, $53,000

Lantern Theater Company – The Lonesome West
Project Grant, $25,000

Leah Stein Dance Company – Production and Documentation of Gate
Project Grant, $20,000

Ed Bing Lee – Visual Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Gerald Levinson – Music
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Montgomery County Community College – Ronald Brown’s One Shot
Project Grant, $20,000

Sebastienne Mundheim – Sea of Birds
Project Grant, $10,000

New Paradise LaboratoriesFatebook: Avoiding Catastrophe One Party at a Time
Project Grant, $32,000

Nichole Canuso Dance Company – Research for Wandering Alice
Project Grant, $20,000

Painted Bride Art Center – Residency Between Dance Theatre X and Kota Yamazaki
Project Grant, $40,000

Adelaide Paul – Visual Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Peter Paulsen – Music
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Philadelphia Art AllianceThe Sitting Room: Four Studies
Discovery Grant, $20,000

Philadelphia Boys Choir and Chorale – New Position of Executive Director
Project Grant, $60,000

Philadelphia Chinese Opera Society – Development of the Opera The Fourth Son Visits His Mother
Discovery Grant, $20,000

Philadelphia Dance Company – New Work by Hinton Battle for 2007-08 Season
Project Grant, $75,000

Philadelphia Folklore ProjectDance Happens Here Tap and Flamenco 2007
Project Grant, $37,000

Philadelphia Museum of Art(Notations) William Kentridge: Ten Tapestries
Project Grant, $150,000

Philadelphia Museum of Art – Jazz Orchestra Debuts and Premieres
Project Grant, $30,000

Philadelphia Museum of Art – New Position of Development Associate for Gift Planning
Project Grant, $60,000

Philadelphia Museum of Art – Trial Exhibitions at Mount Pleasant
Discovery Grant, $74,800

Philagrafika – 2007 Planning Grant
Discovery Grant, $20,000

Piffaro, the Renaissance BandA 21st-Century Epiphany Vespers
Project Grant, $30,000

Pig Iron Theatre CompanyIsabella
Project Grant, $75,000

Relache – Future Sounds
Project Grant, $30,000

Jamey Robinson – Music
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Rosenbach Museum and LibraryAbraham Lincoln Digital Community Project
Discovery Grant, $29,150

Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery at The University of the ArtsSeductive Subversion: Women Pop Artists 1958-1968
Project Grant, $200,000

Shofuso, Friends of the Japanese House and Garden – Preservation Work
Project Grant, $75,000

Slought FoundationSoundfield@Slought
Project Grant, $10,000

Merian Soto – One-Year Research Project in Wissahickon Park
Discovery Grant, $10,000

Sruti, the India Music and Dance SocietyMosaic of South Indian Classical Music
Project Grant, $15,000

Stenton – Interpretive Planning
Discovery Grant, $100,000

James SuggThe Sea
Project Grant, $10,000

Susan Hess Modern Dance – 2007-08 Choreographers’ Project
Project Grant, $20,000

Tempesta di MareNo Strings Attached: Love and Death with Music and Puppets
Project Grant, $30,000

Temple ContemporaryInvented Cities
Discovery Grant, $20,000

Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia – New Position of Director of Development
Project Grant, $60,000

Theatre ExileRoosters
Project Grant, $50,000

Kate Watson-Wallace – Dance
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Kate Watson-Wallace – Research and Development of Car
Discovery Grant, $10,000

Dorothy Wilkie – Dance
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

The Wilma TheaterEurydice
Project Grant, $100,000

Woodmere Art Museum – New Position of Director of Finance
Project Grant, $60,000

Wyck Association – New Position of Development Coordinator
Project Grant, $60,000

Julie York – Visual Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

This project investigated various issues surrounding (co-)authorship in cultural production, asking questions around definitions of authorship, collaboration, audience participation, the influence of marketplace, and other concepts.

The Barnes Foundation presents a preview lecture with Theresa Dolan, professor of art history at Temple University.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Eric Johnson is a librarian by training, currently serving as head of innovative media at the VCU Libraries of Virginia Commonwealth University.

An actor, director, stage designer, and playwright, Thaddeus Phillips “creates visual spectacles that take audiences to new frontiers.”

Grants & Grantees

This creative “place-keeping” project will put Fleisher’s spaces and resources into the hands of Southeast Philadelphia community members, in an effort to make exhibitions more responsive to area residents and to preserve and promote the diverse cultural life of immigrant-rich neighborhoods.

Grants & Grantees

Robert Smythe is a theater artist and a 2006 Pew Fellow.

The second article in the American Impresario series features Harrington, founder and artistic director of the Kronos Quartet. Through almost four decades of work, Harrington has had a major impact on contemporary music.

Grants & Grantees

Michael Olszewski is a visual artist and a 2003 Pew Fellow.

As part of the Center-funded Consumption: A Project on Pearl Street conceived by Rick Lowe, an ongoing revitalization of Pearl Street, Asian Arts Initiative presents an opening reception for the installations “Finding Comfort” and “Who’s Who.”

Grants & Grantees

Named for Doylestown’s most famous son, the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer James A. Michener, this museum was founded in 1988 with a regional focus, housing a collection of Pennsylvania impressionist paintings.

Helen Molesworth, now chief curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, explains what authorship and co-authorship mean to her.

As an extension of its Pearl Street and Social Practice Lab programming, Asian Arts Initiative invites volunteers to work with Chinatown North and Callowhill residents and neighbors, in maintaining cleanliness in the Pearl Street alleyway.