Jill Medvedow has been the director of the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston since 1998. From 1991–97, Medvedow was the first curator of contemporary art and deputy director of programs at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. She has also worked as program director at WGBH public broadcasting in Boston, served as deputy director of the New England Foundation for the Arts, and was founding director of 911 Contemporary Arts in Seattle. Medvedow served as a Center LOI panelist in management in 2012.
In the second segment of our three-part conversation with Center Visiting Artist Ain Gordon, he discusses his work throughout his residency period, including his role in the Center’s Push Me, Pull You project.
Talvin Wilks is a playwright, director and dramaturg. His plays include Tod, the boy, Tod, The Trial of Uncle S&M, Bread of Heaven, and An American Triptych.
Andrew McIntyre visited the Center in summer 2012 for a day of workshops on visitor behavior and new approaches to engaging arts audiences in the 21st century.
The artistic leadership of Pig Iron’s School for Advanced Performance Training developed evaluation methods and procedures to assess the school’s effectiveness in preparing alumni for professional careers.
Regina R. Smith has served as a program officer on the Arts & Culture team at the Kresge Foundation since 2008.
Vox Populi and AUX Performance Space will host Ann Hirsch and Jacolby Satterwhite in conversation, organized by AUX Curatorial Fellow Jamillah James.
Maria Bauman is the founder and artistic director of MBDance, which has received Harlem Stage Fund for New Work awards through the Jerome Foundation, among other honors. Bauman served on the Center’s Performance panel in 2014 and 2015.
In August 2011, the Philadelphia Inquirer hailed Opera Philadelphia’s transformation as a “haven for new opera.”
In 2006 the Center awarded Pew Fellowships to 12 Philadelphia-based artists, and grants to 73 dance, music, theater, and visual arts organizations and practitioners in the greater Philadelphia region.
Conductor Gil Rose’s dynamic performances and many recordings have garnered international critical praise. In 2012, he assumed the position of artistic director of Monadnock Music.
Astral Artists conducted a two-year residency with Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Aaron Jay Kernis that included several Philadelphia premieres and a world premiere commission.
On March 23, 2012, The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage hosted Alan Brown of WolfBrown, and Brad Erickson and Clayton Lord of Theatre Bay Area, for an event that presented an important national study on the “intrinsic impact” and value of the arts.