Pew Fellow, 1995
Thom Collins on the Barnes Foundation’s efforts to “unpack” the museum’s collection and history through performance.
Pedro R. Aponte is an assistant professor of musicology and music history at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA.
A young choreographer who has already produced provocative, experimental dance works, Poe (Pew Fellow, 2011) is the founder of dance/theater company idiosynCrazy productions.
Fleisher Art Memorial is a community arts organization dedicated to the ideal that people of all ethnicities and socioeconomic backgrounds have a right to experience art.
Arcadia University Art Gallery presented the first United States museum survey of the internationally acclaimed artist’s ceramics outside of New York City.
The Philadelphia Photo Arts Center is a nonprofit organization devoted to the study, practice, and appreciation of photography in the Philadelphia region.
Raphael Xavier and Eileen Neff receive Guggenheim Fellowships, exhibitions by visual artists Alex Da Corte and Ryan Trecartin make a splash in national venues, and Tania Isaac and Meg Foley each present new dance works in Philadelphia.
The White Box Residencies invited outside artists to creatively explore and interact with the Center’s physical space.
Melanie Bilenker (Pew Fellow, 2010) translates the historic art of Victorian hair jewelry into work that reflects upon the contemporary era.
The Philadelphia Photo Arts Center presents a community archive exhibition comprised of crowd-sourced images from residents of Philadelphia’s South Kensington neighborhood.
The library that Benjamin Franklin founded—one of the first in the country—is the only University of Pennsylvania institution to have been in continuous operation since 1750.
“What is an appropriate monument for the current city of Philadelphia?” Five temporary public artworks, created by artists Ai Weiwei, Zoe Strauss, Kara Crombie, Kaitlin Pomerantz, and Alexander Rosenberg, and on-site “laboratories” for public feedback will consider this question and notions of monumentality within the civic sphere.