Ian Berry is Dayton Director of the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College. He joined the museum in 2000 as founding curator and was appointed director in 2012. A specialist in contemporary art, Berry has organized over 70 museum exhibitions including interdisciplinary collaborations on subjects from the Hudson River to Shaker furniture, and monographic exhibitions with artists such as Terry Adkins, Nicole Eisenman, Nancy Grossman, Jim Hodges, Nina Katchadourian, Sister Mary Corita Kent, Nicholas Krushenick, Shahzia Sikander, Amy Sillman, Fred Tomaselli, and Kara Walker. In his role as Professor of Liberal Arts at Skidmore he teaches a seminar on the history, theory, and practice of the modern museum. Berry is also the author and editor of many volumes devoted to contemporary art practice, most recently Terry Adkins: Recital (Prestel) and Someday is Now: The Art of Corita Kent (Prestel). He was a Pew Fellowships panelist at the Center in 2009 and most recently, an LOI panelist in Exhibitions and Public Interpretation in 2015.
Musicopia hired technology and curriculum development consultants to assist in restructuring Rhythm & Rhymes, a residency program that annually reaches 300 students.
People’s Light & Theatre Company produced the regional premiere of this production by the late Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Horton Foote.
Yane Calovski is a visual artist and a 2001 Pew Fellow.
The Free Library of Philadelphia is the city’s public library, with 54 locations serving more than six million users annually.
Located outside of West Philadelphia, The Woodlands Trust for Historic Preservation is a 54-acre, 18th-century garden, cemetery, and mansion that offers the public one of the nation’s most architecturally sophisticated neoclassical houses from the years following the American Revolution.
This nationally touring exhibition, presented at Vox Populi in spring 2014, is the first to critically examine the lasting impact that the Riot Grrrl movement has had on artists today.
Bill Adair, director of Exhibitions & Public Interpretation at The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, is featured in the fall 2016 issue of Exhibition.
The Philadelphia Chamber Music Society serves the Greater Philadelphia region and the field of music by presenting a rich and compelling variety of chamber music and recital programs performed by exceptional international and Philadelphia-based artists at affordable prices.
David Lang is one of America’s most performed composers, with an extensive catalog that includes opera, orchestra, chamber, and solo works.
Mara Isaacs is the founder and director of Octopus Theatricals LLC, a company dedicated to producing and consulting in the performing arts.
Makihara’s performance work blends percussion with dance-like body movement, exercising a rigorous, systematic, and practiced process of experimentation and repetition.
The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage announced its 2014 grants in support of Philadelphia’s arts and cultural community today. They include 12 new Pew Fellowships of $60,000 each, 35 project grants in amounts up to $300,000, and two Advancement grants of $500,000 each.