Our Questions of Practice research series includes in-depth publications on issues critical to artistic practice that derive from our experience as cultural grantmakers. Explore our web-based and print publications here.
In Terms of Performance, A Keywords Anthology
The Sentient Archive: Bodies, Performance, and Memory
danceworkbook: A Steady Pulse: Restaging Lucinda Childs, 1963–78
What Makes a Great Exhibition?
Pigeons on the Grass, Alas: Contemporary Curators Talk About the Field
Curating Now: Imaginative Practice/Public Responsibility
Gray Area: Provocations on the Future of Preservation
Letting Go? Sharing Historical Authority in a User-Generated World
danceworkbook: Susan Foster! Susan Foster! Three Performed Lectures
danceworkbook: Belonging and Solo: Roko Kawai
April welcomes a number of Center-funded performances to the region.
The Wilma Theater presents a panel discussion on the role of theater in our current political landscape.
Rochelle Steiner is a curator, writer, public art producer, and professor of critical studies at the University of Southern California in the Roski School of Art and Design, where she was dean from 2010 to 2012. In 2015, Steiner served as a panelist in Exhibitions & Public Interpretation.
The Institute of Contemporary Art presents a closing party for its multidisciplinary project Endless Shout featuring a performance by the musical group Joshua Abrams & Natural Information Society.
An opening reception for University of the Arts’ Invisible City: Philadelphia and the Vernacular Avant-garde highlights three of Philadelphia’s major composers: Vincent Persichetti, George Rochberg, and George Crumb.
Juggler, playwright, and solo theater artist Sara Felder developed and produced the world premiere of a whimsical theatrical reflection on art, aging, and grief.
A newly commissioned site-specific performance and an exhibition showcase Israeli filmmaker and installation artist Yael Bartana, whose work addresses the complexities of migration, memory, and identity.
Blanka Zizka is the Founding Artistic Director of The Wilma Theater.
Allen and Lerner visited the Center in August 2010 to share examples of their innovations and to discuss collaboration, the impact of institutional creativity, and the utmost seriousness of humor.
Philadelphia-based artist Trey Lyford creates an experience about memory and loss in the world premiere of The Accountant, running Sept. 6–9 at Christ Church Neighborhood House.
Published in 2006, What Makes a Great Exhibition? is vital reading for arts professionals, art and curatorial studies students, art historians, practicing artists, and anyone curious about exhibition-making today.
A discovery project investigates best practices in sharing the process of art-making to create meaningful connections between contemporary art and audiences.
Since receiving his Pew Fellowship in 2012, Varrone has developed Box Score: An Autobiography, an app for iPad and iPhone that features work from his book Eephus, a collection of prose poems about baseball.
The *Philadelphia Inquirer* featured the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts' fundraising campaign for its *Pennsylvania's Top 10 Endangered Artifacts* project.
The William Way LGBT Community Center presents *OutBeat: America's First Queer Jazz Festival*. The Festival continues with the Bill Stewart Quartet at Painted Bride Art Center.
Pig Iron Theatre Company launched the School for Advanced Performance Training: a two-year certificate program for actors and directors.
Moments of grace or insight or good writing actually are dependent on a day-to-day process.
New Paradise Laboratories continues its Center-funded investigation into improvisational structures, audience interactivity, and games of chance through the ongoing project An Investigation of Contingency and the Uses of Data Streams.
The Philadelphia Inquirer reviewed the latest presentation in The Crossing's Month of Moderns festival, The Gulf (between you & me).