Elaine Hoffman Watts

2000 Pew Fellow

Pew Fellow, 2000
Folk and Traditional Arts

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Grants & Grantees

Linda Cordell is a visual artist and a 2003 Pew Fellow.

Grants & Grantees

Relâche is a new music ensemble whose unique sound includes flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, bassoon, piano, percussion, viola, and bass.

Questions of Practice

We asked the 2013 Pew Fellow poets to share samples of their work. Watch Frank Sherlock read a selection from his poem “Little Sensation.”

Grants & Grantees

Originally trained as a muralist, 2011 Pew Fellow Tim Portlock began experimenting with digital media platforms in the late ’90s.

Integrating contemporary art within the Mütter Museum’s approach to medical humanities interpretation, an exhibition plan will be developed to focus on the centennial of Philadelphia’s influenza pandemic.

This interactive panel discussion, part of Swarthmore’s Chopin Without Music, reveals new possibilities for contemporary theater and classical music to intersect in performance.

Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture’s Hazami Sayed on re-interpreting musical traditions for contemporary audiences, raising awareness of Arab arts and culture, and more.

The William Way LGBT Community Center presents OutBeat: America’s First Queer Jazz Festival. The four-day festival will highlight intersections between sexual orientation, gender identity, and jazz history and culture.

Grants & Grantees

Astral Artists celebrated its 20th-anniversary season with a concert of commissioned works by three noted African-American composers: Alvin Singleton, David Sanford, and Evelyn Simpson-Curenton.

Settlement Music School will develop programs that are responsive to the needs of nearby residents by studying neighborhood demographics and working with “community advocates.”

Grants & Grantees

Leah Stein, the Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia, and composer Pauline Oliveros collaborated on a new music and dance work.

Two new compositions by Arab-American composers Kareem Roustom and Kinan Abou-afach, performed by a classical Arab chamber ensemble and a Western choir for an invigorating cross-genre collaboration.