Pew Fellow, 1995
Located in Independence National Historical Park, the Independence Visitor Center is the official visitor center of Philadelphia and the region and is the primary point of orientation for Independence National Historical Park, the City of Philadelphia, and the Southern New Jersey and Delaware River Waterfronts, as well as Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties in Pennsylvania.
This historical interpretation project compares domestic life in two centuries through the exploration of the 1767 and 1959 kitchens inside Cliveden’s historic Germantown mansion, revealing how architecture, design, and the technology of the times defined the experiences of those enslaved and in service and their relationships with the household’s family.
Dancer, choreographer, and 2013 Pew Fellow Raphael Xavier takes hip-hop techniques from the street to the stage and tells the autobiographical story defined by sacrifice, passion, and transcendence.
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.
An investigation of the idea of “institutionality” in the context of contemporary art will inform future curatorial and programmatic initiatives, in an effort to increase audience engagement with the ICA and its programs.
This week, we speak to musician and composer Chris Forsyth, whose career remains devoted to his roots in rock music, while questioning and expanding upon them.
This is Nigerian-born, London-based Yinka Shonibare’s first major Philadelphia exhibition since his artist residency at the Fabric Workshop and Museum in 2004.
The melody needs some dress. I cannot send it naked, so I dress it up with the harmony, you know?
Born in Burkina Faso and based in Berlin, architect Francis Kéré integrates traditional knowledge and craft skills into innovative and sustainable buildings worldwide.
Among the largest art museums in the United States, the Philadelphia Museum of Art is a pilgrimage site for modern and contemporary art professionals.
Terrence Cameron is a musician and a 2000 Pew Fellow in folk and traditional arts.
The Academy of Natural Sciences upgraded their financial software to a more efficient system, which made possible major developments.