Justin Witte

2004 Pew Fellow

Pew Fellow, 2004
Visual Arts


Located in Independence National Historical Park, the Independence Visitor Center is the official visitor center of Philadelphia and the region and is the primary point of orientation for Independence National Historical Park, the City of Philadelphia, and the Southern New Jersey and Delaware River Waterfronts, as well as Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties in Pennsylvania.

Grants & Grantees

In 1995 the Center awarded Pew Fellowships to 16 Philadelphia-based artists, and grants to 23 dance and music organizations in the greater Philadelphia region.

Grants & Grantees

An online platform interpreted Abraham Lincoln’s legacy and invited audience-created content.

Grants & Grantees

The Pennsylvania Ballet restaged Roland Petit’s Carmen, a standard in European ballet that is rarely performed in the United States.

An opening reception featuring a gallery tour, live musical performance and a discussion with Philadelphia historians about the cultural impact of the Great Migration.

Grants & Grantees

Beth Kephart is a writer and a 2005 Pew Fellow.

The Village of Arts and Humanities supports the voices and aspirations of the community and inspires people to be agents of positive change through programs that encompass arts and culture, engage youth, revitalize community, preserve heritage, and respect the environment.

Grants & Grantees

Mogauwane Mahloele is a musician and a 1999 Pew Fellow.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Jenny Gersten is producing consultant for the Performing Arts Center at the World Trade Center in New York.

Sheila Hicks: 50 Years, on view at the Institute of Contemporary Art in 2011, received media attention from the New York Times and Artforum.

This month’s Fellows news digest features photographer Zoe Strauss, multi-media artist Brent Wahl, poet Afaa Michael Weaver, poet Major Jackson, DJ King Britt, and visual artist Donald Camp—and many more.

Grants & Grantees

Hayes blends various mediums—including video, performance, installation, and photography—to probe the complex intersections of history, politics, gender, and speech within private and public spaces.