Nicholas Kripal

1999 Pew Fellow

As we near the end of 2015, we invited Center colleagues, collaborators, and grantees to share a memorable and inspiring cultural experience.

Grants & Grantees

Robert Smythe is a theater artist and a 2006 Pew Fellow.

Grants & Grantees

This exhibition of contemporary art by seven artists serves as the complement to another exhibition of the library’s outstanding collection of Fraktur: Pennsylvania German folk artworks from the 18th and 19th centuries.

Artist-in-residence Teresa Jaynes will curate a multisensory exhibition based on the Library Company’s extraordinary collection of pre-Braille texts for the visually impaired.

Four films commissioned by Scribe Video Center through its Center-funded project, The Great Migration, will be screened at the 2016 BlackStar Film Festival.

Daniel Tucker’s Center-funded exhibition will open with a series of newly commissioned performances by theater artist Thomas Graves, performance artist Jennifer Kidwell, poet and Pew Fellow Frank Sherlock, poet Marissa Johnson-Valenzuela, and performance artist Salem Collo-Julin.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Jeffrey Horowitz, founding artistic director of Brooklyn’s Theatre for a New Audience, began his career in theater as an actor on Broadway, off-Broadway, and in regional theater.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Rainey has performed with companies such as Dance Theatre of Harlem and Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre, and he was a soloist with Pennsylvania Ballet from 1999–2006.

The Philadelphia Museum of Art reopens its eight South Asian art galleries, featuring nearly 3,000 works spanning over 2,500 years.

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.

A program of Philadelphia University, The Design Center presents exhibitions, tours, programs, college courses, and special events that demonstrate how design shapes everyday life.

Grants & Grantees

Contemporary Renaissance man, 2011 Pew Fellow, and “idea factory” Jorge Cousineau counts set design, lighting design, videography, and music composition among his talents.