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
The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents a series of discussions and workshops addressing social and community issues.
DataArts seeks to strengthen the nonprofit arts and cultural sector's vitality, performance, and public impact by equipping organizations to collect, learn from, and use data effectively.
Two recently completed Center-supported projects have released extensive publications documenting visual art exhibitions and a community engagement initiative.
Pew Fellow Lori Waselchuk's photographs of post-Katrina New Orleans and the hospice at Angola Prison in Louisiana bring us into intimate contact with complex subjects.
A concert series curated in collaboration with tenor vocalist Nicholas Phan illuminates the evolution of art song and how the form, with its intersection of poetry and music, remains a powerful vehicle for social exchange.
Artist and community activist Rick Lowe is the founder of Project Row Houses, a neighborhood-based nonprofit arts and cultural organization in Houston's Northern Third Ward.
Experience this monumental and deeply-realized artistic encounter of dance, light, sound, and architecture on a scale not seen since its premiere 30 years ago.
Join the museum staff and community members for a thoughtful conversation regarding various topics raised in the Creative Africa exhibition.
Presented by The Crossing, Aniara: fragments of time and space explores our relationship to one another, to Earth, and to the passage of time.
Pew Fellow Yolanda Wisher was appointed the third Philadelphia Poet Laureate by Mayor Jim Kenney on February 5, 2016.
Dr. Elizabeth Cromely leads participants through Cliveden's 1950s-era kitchen and discuss the historical context of 1950s architecture.
Curators Carlos Basualdo, Peter Eleey, Helen Molesworth, Hou Hanru, and many more convene in print for this publication on curatorial approaches.
The Center's publication, *Letting Go? Sharing Historical Authority in a User-Generated World*, received media attention from a number of publications.
Commonspace LIVE features seven days of programming, including four curated performances, an open-mic storytelling competition, and two live auditions for upcoming broadcasts.
Pew Fellows and media artists Michael Kuetemeyer and Anula Shetty on creating community-engaged work, the best advice they ever received, and more.
Nels Cline is a composer and guitarist, best known as the lead guitarist in the band Wilco.
Hong, director of academic affairs and program development at the Getty Leadership Institute at Claremont Graduate University, looks at the opportunities presented by co-authorship through the lens of entrepreneurship.
A large-scale, interactive performance in the form of a haunted house at Icebox Project Space, created by artists Allyson Mitchell and Deirdre Logue, engages Philadelphia artists and addresses themes of identity, race, gender, and class.
Vijay Palaparty is a bharatanatyam and kuchipudi dancer and choreographer, whose performance works have traveled throughout the US, Canada, India, and Australia.
A special opening reception in honor of artist Katharina Grosse and the world premiere of her public artwork for Philadelphia's rail gateway, psychylustro.