Pew Fellow, 1995
Five exhibitions highlighting art and design from the African continent, from contemporary photography, fashion, and architecture to centuries-old sculpture.
Debra Zimmerman is the executive director of Women Make Movies Women Make Movies, a nonprofit, New York-based film organization that supports women filmmakers.
We invited a group of artists and an organizational leader working to serve individuals with disabilities to discuss how art can offer new lenses through which to interpret people’s lived experiences.
Kinan Abou-afach is a cellist, composer, and classical Arab musician born in Damascus, Syria, who performs extensively with Philadelphia Arabic cultural organization Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture.
John King is a composer, guitarist, and violist and the recipient of the 2009 Alpert Award in the Arts for Music.
Bruce Allardice has been the managing director of the multidisciplinary Ping Chong + Company since 1988. He was a Center panelist in theater in 2010.
The PHS Pop Up Garden is now welcoming visitors to experience the transformation of the Viaduct Rail Park at 10th and Hamilton Streets.
Over the course of its 2013–14 and 2014–15 seasons, Tempesta di Mare will present a concert series of French baroque orchestral music played on period-specific instruments.
Megawords (run by Dan Murphy and Anthony Smyrski, both Pew Fellows) is self-described as “an experimental media project” that takes the form of a biannual photography magazine, as well as related installation projects and public events.
The City of Philadelphia’s Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy manages the largest and oldest public art program in the country, while The Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia seeks to improve quality of life for all Philadelphians by facilitating collaborations between the city’s public, private, and non-profit sectors.
In 2001 the Center awarded Pew Fellowships to 12 Philadelphia-based artists, and grants to 57 dance, music, theater, and visual arts organizations and practitioners in the greater Philadelphia region.
Amada Cruz is The Sybil Harrington Director of the Phoenix Art Museum.