Sarah Wilke

Sarah Wilke became managing director of Seattle’s On the Boards at the start of its 2004–05 season. She is responsible for the day-to-day and long-term strategic management of On the Boards. Prior to this position, Wilke worked as managing director of Consolidated Works in Seattle, as associate curator of education at the Tacoma Art Museum, and at the Freer & Sackler Galleries in Washington, D.C. in various education, programming, and curatorial positions. Wilke was a Fulbright Fellow in Sri Lanka. She has served as a panelist for the National Endowment for the Arts, Artist Trust, and the National Performance Network. She served as a Center management panelist in 2013 and 2012, and as a LOI panelist in 2013.


Collaborators & Colleagues

Adam Lerner directs the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, where he has also assigned himself the title of chief animator in the Department of Fabrications.

Grants & Grantees

Bristol Riverside Theatre is a vibrant, engaged community theater in the northeast reaches of the Philadelphia area.

Whitney Kimball, Vox Populi’s third AUX Curatorial Fellow, will give a curatorial lecture regarding her interest in collectivism and the contemporary collaborative urban performance art context in East Coast cities.

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts exhibited the first career retrospective for this American figurative painter of African descent, born and educated in Philadelphia.

People’s Light & Theater Company engaged in an extensive consultancy to build a new subscription model and programming mix, which led to increased subscription sales.

Grants & Grantees

Judith Schaechter is a sculptor and stained-glass artist, and a 1992 Pew Fellow.

Bartram’s Garden’s new nursery propagates and promotes native plants, including some first discovered by the Bartram family, the founders of the 45-acre National Historic Landmark.

Collaborators & Colleagues

MJ Kaufman is a playwright whose work examines the human experience, often focusing on the lives of queer and transpeople.

Grants & Grantees

Located in Chinatown North in Center City Philadelphia, Asian Arts Initiative fosters social change through art.

In the third and final segment of our three-part conversation with Center Visiting Artist Ain Gordon, he gives us a glimpse of how he has entered into conversations at the Center and proposed alternative possibilities for our approach to our work.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Michael Maso has led the Huntington Theatre Company’s administrative and financial operations since 1982, producing more than 180 plays in partnership with three artistic directors.

The Arts & Business Council of Greater Philadelphia created a director of legal services position, which allowed them to offer greater legal services to artists and artistic organizations.