Peter Taub

Since its inception in 1996, Peter Taub has overseen the dance, music, performance, and theater program at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago as director of performing arts. He has commissioned new works from Elevator Repair Service, the Builders Association, and other theater companies. Previously, he was the director of the Randolph Street Gallery, one of Chicago’s premier venues for performance art. Taub served as a Center exhibitions panelist in 2013 and a Pew Fellowships panelist in 2006.


Vox Populi Executive Director Andrew Suggs discusses discoveries made through his Center-funded research into the new generation of so-called “alternative” art spaces.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel’s current playwriting project is a Center-funded commission for Philadelphia’s Wilma Theater, based on Don Juan Returns from the War.

the ICA presents Mouth of Darkness, a performance by musician Travis, organized by Endless Shout collaborator The Otolith Group.

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.

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

Questions of Practice

Feasley is a self-described “landscape painter” whose work tends to be small-scale and intimate—supernatural scenes painted in rich, saturated colors that result in a hybrid of abstract and figurative art.

The first film series on this scale dedicated to the sexual revolution, International House Philadelphia will present more than 40 commercial and underground films in early 2014.

Grants & Grantees

Basekamp is a loose collective of artists and attenuated artist networks that produces, manages, and stewards projects outside of the art market and established arts institutions.

Kun-Yang Lin’s dance company hosted classes with visiting artist Hsu-Hui Huang and incorporated his techniques into a performance at the Painted Bride Art Center.

Grants & Grantees

Originally trained as a muralist, 2011 Pew Fellow Tim Portlock began experimenting with digital media platforms in the late ’90s.

Grants & Grantees

Pew Fellow Sueyeun Juliette Lee’s poetry questions concepts of birthright, lineage, and homeland, investigating relationships between people and the places they inhabit.

The Fabric Workshop and Museum presents a gallery talk by textile scholar Dr. Linda Eaton, the John L. & Marjorie P. McGraw Director of Collections and Senior Curator of Textiles at the Winterthur Museum.