Michael Grothusen

1998 Pew Fellow

Grants & Grantees

“I have never had a shortage of ideas for creating music,” says 2007 Pew Fellow Jamey Robinson.

The Rosenbach of the Free Library of Philadelphia opened to the public in 1954 and is located in the former home of brothers Philip and Dr. A.S.W. Rosenbach, international dealers in rare books, manuscripts, and fine and decorative arts.

Grants & Grantees

Jim Hinz is a visual artist and a 2003 Pew Fellow.

This exhibition will survey a generation of pioneering female artists in relation to the technology innovators who helped shape the information age.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Harris Eisenstadt is a drummer, composer, and bandleader who has studied with respected names in jazz and improvised music, as well as in West African and Cuban drumming.

Framing Fraktur explores the relationship between traditional fraktur and the work of seven contemporary artists presented through two simultaneous exhibitions this spring. The exhibition will be mounted at the Free Library of Philadelphia’s Parkway Central Library, and is free and open to the public.

Grants & Grantees

Tina Morton (Pew Fellow, 2010) left a career as an X-ray technician to pursue documentary filmmaking.

Grants & Grantees

In 2007, the Center awarded Pew Fellowships to 12 Philadelphia-based artists, and grants to 83 dance, music, theater, and visual arts organizations and practitioners in the greater Philadelphia region.

The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage’s partnership with United States Artists (USA) allows Pew Fellows to participate in USA’s unique online fundraising platform to raise money and awareness about upcoming projects.

This month in Fellows Friday News: Alex Da Corte receives major media attention for his Easternsports collaboration at the ICA, Matt Saunders and Bhob Rainey are praised for set and sound design for The Adults, and much more.

The City of Philadelphia’s Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy manages the largest and oldest public art program in the country, while The Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia seeks to improve quality of life for all Philadelphians by facilitating collaborations between the city’s public, private, and non-profit sectors.

This month’s Pew Fellows news highlights include a new opera from Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Jennifer Higdon, a Hodder Fellowship through Princeton University for set designer and theater artist Matt Saunders, and new exhibition works by artists Tim Portlock, Jane Irish, Alex Da Corte, and more.