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
Founded in 1812, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University is the oldest natural history museum in North America.
Institute of Contemporary Art Director Amy Sadao on the impact of audience feedback on curatorial and programmatic decision-making.
The Philadelphia Flamenco Festival offers a free master class with flamenco master Pastora Galván at Drexel University on March 15.
Pew Fellow and Philadelphia Poet Laureate Yolanda Wisher leads a poetry workshop and story circle in Historic Germantown.
The Wilma Theater presents a world premiere adaptation of There by Lebanese American poet Etel Adnan.
Supper, People on the Move, a large-scale performance by choreographer Silvana Cardell, inspired and informed by the immigration process, will premiere in June 2015.
Campuzano, a visual artist and 2009 Pew Fellow, spent an entire night in the Center office, with only the staff's belongings for company. He used the experience as inspiration for a new set of drawings.
Mural Arts explored South Philadelphia's immigrant history through interactive public art projects that included photography, installations, poetry, and dance.
While Jens Hoffmann was in Philadelphia to lecture at the Center in 2011, he made a few "studio" visits with local dance companies and described the experience to us.
Catch up on this month’s Pew Fellows news, including the latest recognition and interviews.
This month’s Pew Fellows news includes fellowships, grants, and honors, a new television series, and critically-acclaimed performances and exhibitions.
Pepón Osorio is a visual artist and a 2006 Pew Fellow.
In conjunction with the ongoing project, Pop Up Garden: An Exploration of the Philadelphia Rail Park, PHS holds walking tours of the Viaduct neighborhood.
In conjunction with its Center-supported project Playing and Preserving, Partners for Sacred Places presents a free community concert inspired by the importance of the pipe organ as a center of community and musical life.
Influenced by Italian neo-realism's emphasis on working-class protagonists, Saman's films examine cultural identity, family, class, and daily life among Arab Americans.
This month’s Pew Fellows news sees the release of a new album of electronic music, national media coverage of a new play addressing race in America, the introduction of the 2017 Pew Fellows, and more.
J. Louise Makary (Pew Fellow, 2013) approaches film as a platform to explore, critique, and dissect narratives and their uses.
Leah Stein Dance Company conducted on a year of research and training with electronic music pioneer Pauline Oliveros, who coined the practice of "Deep Listening."
Ellen McLaughlin's adaptation of the ancient Greek tragedy by Aeschylus included original music by sound designer Daniel Kluger.