Pew Fellow, 2006
Dance; joint Pew Fellowship with Andrew Simonet and Amy Smith
A 2012 Pew Fellow and Leeway Transformation Award winner, Waselchuk is interviewing and photographing Philadelphia block captains for Them That Do, a project which reveals the individual and shared histories of the city’s diverse citizenry.
The Philadelphia Ceili Group brought some of the finest Irish traditional artists to Philadelphia for a concert series culminating in the Philadelphia Traditional Irish Music and Dance Festival.
Pew Fellow and Philadelphia Poet Laureate Yolanda Wisher leads a poetry workshop and story circle in Historic Germantown.
The Historical Society of Pennsylvania engaged stakeholder and community groups to determine how its historic building could better serve its primary constituents.
Anna Drozdowski is an independent curator working in non-traditional, hybrid, and new performance practices.
The New Year brings a multitude of Center-funded projects that innovate, inspire, and expand the possibilities of artistic discovery and expression.
By connecting people with wildlife, the Philadelphia Zoo creates joyful discovery and inspires action for animals and habitats, and is home to more than 1,300 animals, many of them rare and endangered.
Philadelphia Dance Projects began a presenting series of dance performances, workshops, and “informances” by individual dance artists.
Mogauwane Mahloele is a musician and a 1999 Pew Fellow.
Pennsylvania Ballet will perform In the middle, somewhat elevated by choreographer William Forsythe as part of its 50th anniversary celebration. The Ballet originally acquired this piece for performances in 2010, with Center support.
Andrea Grover is the Century Arts Foundation Curator of Special Projects at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, NY, where she is initiating new models for temporary and off-site exhibitions.
In 1994 the Center awarded Pew Fellowships to 16 Philadelphia-based artists, and grants to 34 dance and music organizations in the greater Philadelphia region.