Fund for the Water Works will tell the story of the Schuylkill River’s rich habitat through a new interpretive, multi-media installation that combines science, history, and design in the creation of a site-specific, 530-square-foot living freshwater mussels enclave. The project will inspire visitors to discover and connect with the Schuylkill’s rich habitat, while developing an appreciation for the importance of environmental protection. A team of scientists, architects, exhibit designers, educators, and academic partners will construct a living laboratory with direct access to the river that will highlight the critical role mussels play in restoring and maintaining the water quality of the stream and its surrounding environment. In addition to the on-site mussel hatchery, the project will also include a mobile mussel nursery that will be taken to schools around the region.
Additional unrestricted funds are added to each grant for general operating support.
the ICA presents Mouth of Darkness, a performance by musician Travis, organized by Endless Shout collaborator The Otolith Group.
Theater artists Suli Holum and David Bradley reflect upon the ways disability and difference might be represented, interrogated, and objectified in performance.
This nationally touring exhibition, presented at Vox Populi in spring 2014, is the first to critically examine the lasting impact that the Riot Grrrl movement has had on artists today.
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.
The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education will identify new funding opportunities and potential ally institutions, and create a plan for cross-departmental collaboration.
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is a nonprofit organization, founded in 1827, dedicated to creating beauty and building community through gardening, greening, and learning.
Fall begins with a lively schedule of Center-funded projects, including ambitious artistic collaborations, performance premieres, exhibition openings, and experimental installations.
FringeArts presents the Philadelphia premieres of the second and third works in a trilogy by world-renowned experimental theater artist Romeo Castellucci at its 2013 and 2014 festivals.
Pierre Bal-Blanc is an independent curator and been the director of Contemporary Art Centre of Brétigny in greater Paris since 2003.
Jan Ramirez has served as chief curator and director of collections for the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York City since 2006.
Originally trained as a muralist, 2011 Pew Fellow Tim Portlock began experimenting with digital media platforms in the late ’90s.
The Association for Public Art implemented the installation of individual audio programs for 35 public art pieces in Philadelphia, accessible by cell phone or podcast.