Artist Ken Lum discusses the importance of “the local” in the globalized realm of the visual arts.
The Institute of Contemporary Art plans to organize the first major retrospective to situate four decades of Barbara Kasten’s photography in relationship to other areas of artistic practice.
The Barnes Foundation presents a 1920s-themed opening party for the multi-part exhibition Person of the Crowd: The Contemporary Art of Flânerie.
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.
Philadelphia Photo Arts Center presents a community exhibition comprised of crowd-sourced photographs from residents of Philadelphia’s South Kensington neighborhood.
The James A. Michener Art Museum conducted research for a retrospective exhibition on the work of designer-craftsman Paul Evans (1931–87).
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.
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.
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts exhibited the first career retrospective for this American figurative painter of African descent, born and educated in Philadelphia.
Sam Miller is the former president of the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and currently serves on the Board of Amrita in Phnom Penh. He served as a Center dance panelist and LOI panelist in 2013, Pew Fellowships evaluator in 2014, and Pew Fellowships Panel Chair in 2015.
Honor Molloy is a playwright and novelist, and a 1993 Pew Fellow.
The Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance created a full-time controller position to manage a wide range of departments.