Michael Hurwitz

1999 Pew Fellow

Pew Fellow, 1999
Visual Arts

References

Founded in 1731 by Benjamin Franklin, the Library Company of Philadelphia is America’s oldest cultural institution and was once the largest public library in America, until the Civil War.

Grants & Grantees

Amy Smith is a dance artist, a founder of Headlong Dance Theater, and a 2006 Pew Fellow.

Grants & Grantees

“The pulsating energy that we get from drums have a way of connecting us to everything else in the universe,” says Nana Korantema Ayeboafo, a 2008 Pew Fellow.

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is a nonprofit organization, founded in 1827, dedicated to creating beauty and building community through gardening, greening, and learning.

The Philadelphia Photo Arts Center presents an arts carnival including artmaking workshops, carnival rides and games, and performances.

2014 Pew Fellow and poet Thomas Devaney considers poetry an act of exploration. He answers our questions on collaboration, daydreaming, and more.

The Philadelphia Museum of Art hosted a tour of the locations of billboards upon which Zoe Strauss’ photographs were displayed during Zoe Strauss: Ten Years.

Questions of Practice

Filmmaker and artist Miranda July answers talks about the 1990s feminist movement and what it meant to her.

Grants & Grantees

Karen E. Outen is a writer and a 1998 Pew Fellow.

Zoe Strauss: Ten Years, at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, received media attention from a number of publications.

Grants & Grantees

Named for Doylestown’s most famous son, the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer James A. Michener, this museum was founded in 1988 with a regional focus, housing a collection of Pennsylvania impressionist paintings.

The Philadelphia Art Alliance underwent exhibition planning with artist collective the Miss Rockaway Armada for a project that explored the organization’s relationship to its surrounding neighborhood.