Pew Fellow, 1992
Artistic director of Miro Dance Theater, Miller has shown her work in venues ranging from England’s Royal Opera House to New York’s Whitney Museum of American Art.
Toby Twining is a musician and a 2003 Pew Fellow.
Over the course of his 30-year career, percussionist and 2000 Pew Fellow Pablo Batista has performed, recorded, and toured with a range of leading jazz, R&B, Latin, pop, and gospel artists including Bono, George Howard, Alicia Keyes, Gerald Levert, Jeffrey Osborne, Eddie Palmieri, Teddy Pendergrass, Diane Reeves, Grover Washington, Jr., Musiq, Manny Oquendo’s Conjunto Libre, and the Philadelphia Orchestra.
This series curated by a local music expert sought to challenge our notions of music and noise with playlists that represented a range of genres, accompanied by interpretive narratives.
WXPN is a public radio station operated by the University of Pennsylvania, best known for its World Cafe music program, distributed by National Public Radio.
Since its founding in 1864, Swarthmore College has given students the knowledge, insight, skills, and experience to become leaders for the common good. The Performing Arts at Swarthmore College serve as educational and artistic laboratories, combining a rigorous liberal arts education with practical explorations of performance.
This event features saxophonists/composers Mahanthappa and Lehman, and WNYC’s John Schaefer, as they address the unique challenges of collaborating across genres.
In 2007, the Center awarded Pew Fellowships to 12 Philadelphia-based artists, and grants to 83 dance, music, theater, and visual arts organizations and practitioners in the greater Philadelphia region.
In 2016, our Pew Fellows brought an abundance of new projects to fruition, as they performed and exhibited their works across the nation and around the globe.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art commissioned new works by French composers Tristan Murail and Philippe Hurel, inspired by the masterworks of sculptor Auguste Rodin.
Toni Shapiro-Phim is a cultural anthropologist with a specialization in the arts of Southeast Asia.
Karen M’Closkey and Keith VanDerSys are 2013 Pew Fellows, founding partners of PEG office of landscape + architecture, and PennDesign faculty at the University of Pennsylvania.