Philadelphia's Clay Studio is a center for local, national, and international ceramic arts communities: a place to learn how to work with clay, a provider of educational programming, and a venue for exhibiting contemporary ceramic art. The Clay Studio has used Center support to shape plans for its future growth, particularly in light of the organization's need to move from the Old City location it has occupied for almost 30 years.
- Grants & GranteesHolding It Down: The Veterans' Dreams Project
The experiences of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans will be illuminated in this multimedia work created by MacArthur Fellow and jazz pianist/composer Vijay Iyer and poet/librettist Mike Ladd, in combination with a publication of local veterans' writings produced through a partnership with the veteran-focused arts organization Warrior Writers.grant-contentholding-it-down-the-veterans-039-dreams-project
- Grants & GranteesCivic Practice
By convening a national task force of artists, cultural leaders, and city officials, led by Creative Time Chief Curator Nato Thompson, the OACCE will begin a yearlong discovery process to investigate how city government can engage a broad spectrum of communities in civic dialogue through large-scale temporary public art.grant-contentcivic-practice
- Questions of PracticeQuestions of Practice: "What is Reenactment?"
Patricia Lent of the Merce Cunningham Trust, theater-maker Richard Schechner, and video/installation artist Sharon Hayes gather to discuss the question of reenactment in cultural practice, with UC Berkeley professor Shannon Jackson as moderator.question-of-practice-contentquestions-of-practice-quot-what-is-reenactment-quot-