Pew Fellow, 2006
In 2001 the Center awarded Pew Fellowships to 12 Philadelphia-based artists, and grants to 57 dance, music, theater, and visual arts organizations and practitioners in the greater Philadelphia region.
Pew Fellow Yolanda Wisher leads a workshop exploring creative reflection in conjunction with the Center-funded Elephants on the Avenue, presented by Historic Germantown.
Pew Fellow Raphael Xavier takes his Center-supported autobiographical dance, The Unofficial Guide to Audience Watching Performance, to Chicago.
Center-supported performance projects and exhibitions continue to have successful presentations after their initial premieres in our region.
Since 2011, The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage has provided recent Pew Fellows with opportunities to take sojourns outside of the Philadelphia area, for residencies intended to push their artistic practice and expand their horizons.
A 2012 Pew Fellow, Mitchell’s musical compositions address intersections and cross-pollination among various strains of acoustic, electric, composed, and improvised new music.
Parallel Destinies was a collaborative multidisciplinary dance piece that commemorated the nine Africans enslaved in George Washington’s house during his presidency in Philadelphia.
Founded in 2002 by two composers, Chamber Music Now provided the Philadelphia community with original concert productions.
In 2002 the Center awarded Pew Fellowships to 12 Philadelphia-based artists, and grants to 57 dance, music, theater, and visual arts organizations and practitioners in the greater Philadelphia region.
Executive director of Cliveden of the National Trust, a National Historic Landmark located in the Germantown section of Philadelphia.
Erin Bernard is a curator, community artist, public historian, and the creator of the Philadelphia Public History Truck.
Valerie Cassel Oliver is senior curator at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston. She has organized numerous exhibitions that have earned national and international acclaim.