Jorge Valdivia

Jorge Valdivia is the Director of Performing Arts at the National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago, IL. He served as a Center management panelist in 2011.

Grants & Grantees

Edgar J. Shockley III (Pew Fellow, 2008) sees his unique contribution to the world as reconciling African and European theatrical aesthetics, making us all more aware of what it means to be human.

Collaborators & Colleagues

For 14 years Jenny Andrews served as botanical programs coordinator at Cheekwood Botanical Gardens in Nashville. Most recently she was director of education for the Garden Conservancy.

Whitney Kimball, Vox Populi’s third AUX Curatorial Fellow, presents a film by video/performance artist Miles Pflanz and sound artist Kate Levitt, as part of her “Schmart World” series.

Fleisher Art Memorial is implementing new communication strategies meant to transform the organization into a more welcoming and accessible space for its South Philadelphia neighbors.

In the third and final segment of our three-part conversation with Center Visiting Artist Ain Gordon, he gives us a glimpse of how he has entered into conversations at the Center and proposed alternative possibilities for our approach to our work.

Grants & Grantees

“I see my work as representation of the first generation to grow up entirely under the umbrella of a ‘read-write’ culture,” 2010 Pew Fellow Kara Crombie states.

The Curtis Institute of Music mounted this fully staged production, presented in collaboration with Opera Philadelphia and Kimmel Center Presents.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Trevor O’Donnell has a long track record of helping theater and arts organizations build larger audiences and earn more revenue through a number of strategies.

AUX Curatorial Fellow Jamillah James has organized an evening of performances by Colin Self and M. Lamar.

Collaborators & Colleagues

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.

AUX Curatorial Fellow Jamillah James will moderate a conversation between Philadelphia-based artists Salem Collo-Julin and Maria Dumlao.

In the first segment of a three-part conversation between Center Visiting Artist Ain Gordon and Center Executive Director Paula Marincola, they discuss Gordon’s role as a conduit between the Center and its grantees.