Pew Fellow, 1994
Pew Fellow and former Philadelphia Poet Laureate Sonia Sanchez leads a poetry workshop exploring the history of Johnson House, Philadelphia’s only intact stop on the Underground Railroad.
The Morris Arboretum is home to more than 12,000 labeled plants of approximately 2,500 types, several historic buildings, and a collection of historic and contemporary sculpture.
Gilbert Vicario is senior curator and division head for curatorial affairs at the Des Moines Art Center, Iowa.
Dancer, choreographer, and Pew Fellow Raphael Xavier tells the autobiographical story of an artistic journey defined by sacrifice, passion, and transcendence.
In 2001 the Center awarded Pew Fellowships to 12 Philadelphia-based artists, and grants to 57 dance, music, theater, and visual arts organizations and practitioners in the greater Philadelphia region.
Bartram’s Garden’s new nursery propagates and promotes native plants, including some first discovered by the Bartram family, the founders of the 45-acre National Historic Landmark.
Frank Sherlock is named Philadelphia’s new poet laureate, William Daley receives a solo exhibition at the Philadelphia Art Alliance, and poets Teresa Leo, Pattie McCarthy, and Jenn McCreary release new books.
Composer Michael Gordon is a co-founder of Bang on a Can, an international organization dedicated to the support of experimental music since 1987.
Greg “Hodari” Banks is a dancer and a 1992 Pew Fellow.
Karen M’Closkey and Keith VanDerSys (2013 Pew Fellows) explore the potential of new tools, fabrication technologies, and construction to expand the beauty and sustainability of the urban landscape.
In 1995 the Center awarded Pew Fellowships to 16 Philadelphia-based artists, and grants to 23 dance and music organizations in the greater Philadelphia region.
1812 Productions produced two shows in repertory, a first for the all-comedy theater company.