Claire Aguilar

Claire Aguilar.

Claire Aguilar is the director of programming and industry engagement at Sheffield Doc/Fest, an international film festival that celebrates the art and business of documentary filmmaking. She was formerly the executive content advisor at the Independent Television Service (ITVS). Aguilar also commissions programming from the global community of independent producers and is curator of Independent Lens, the PBS prime-time series of independently produced programming. She has served as a Center panelist and evaluator for Pew Fellowships, and most recently as a 2014 LOI panelist in Exhibitions & Public Interpretation.

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Founded in 1973, the Pennsylvania Humanities Council is a private, nonprofit, nongovernmental organization dedicated to providing every Pennsylvanian with access to the humanities.

Grants & Grantees

Historic Germantown is a collaborative of 15 historic houses, museums, and landscapes in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia. The sites have worked together for decades, gradually building their collective capacity in both infrastructure and interpretation.

A panel of specialists from New York and Philadelphia auction houses and galleries will explore the mounting interest for mid-century modern furniture.

Development of a preservation plan considered Fleisher Art Memorial’s historic buildings on Catharine Street in South Philadelphia.

Grants & Grantees

PAFA presented the most comprehensive exhibition of Peter Saul’s work to date, featuring over 50 artworks spanning from 1958 to present.

We asked the 2013 Pew Fellow poets to share samples of their work. Watch Sueyeun Juliette Lee read from her chapbook, A Primary Mother.

Bonner Kunstverein director Michelle Cotton presents a talk on Xerography, an international survey she curated to honor the 75th anniversary of the invention of the photocopier.

Dancer, choreographer, and Pew Fellow Raphael Xavier tells the autobiographical story of an artistic journey defined by sacrifice, passion, and transcendence.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Nunally Kersh works as an independent consultant and producer. Most recently, she served as senior producer of Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston, SC.

The Philadelphia Singers collaborated with new music ensembles Relâche and Orchestra 2001, in a program featuring a world premiere by Philip Glass and a Philadelphia premiere by Steve Reich.

We are deeply saddened by the news that Nicholas Kripal, 1999 Pew Fellow, passed away on September 30, 2016.

As the Center has opened the cycle for 2016 grants, the program directors share insights into the application process.