Practice & Process
How do artists approach their work? We ask artists and cultural practitioners of all disciplines to discuss experimentation, discovery, research, and their methodologies of art-making.
Questions of Practice: Guitarist Nels Cline on Virtuosity
Questions of Practice: Set Designer Mimi Lien on a Design-First Theater-Making Process
Questions of Practice: Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin on Leadership
Questions of Practice: Curator Koyo Kouoh on Transdisciplinary Practice
Questions of Practice: Composer David Lang on Classical Music, Education, Composing, and Virtuosity
Women, Art, and Technology: Kelsey Halliday Johnson and Amy Beste in Conversation
Questions of Practice: Visual Artist Ann Hamilton on the Relationship between Production and Consumption
Questions of Practice: Visual Artist Jeanne van Heeswijk on the City as Subject
Questions of Practice: Ernesto Pujol on Durational Performance
Questions of Practice: Artist Cai Guo-Qiang on Public Art and Ephemerality
Questions of Practice: Francis Kéré on Creating Architecture that “Serves Humanity”
Three experimental art publishers explore publishing as an incubator for new forms of editorial, curatorial, and artistic practice in a residency program based in Philadelphia’s Ulises bookshop.
The Penn Museum presents a discussion on the process of creating its recent Center-funded public classroom series Science and Race: History, Use, and Abuse.
Choral Arts Philadelphia presents the final installment of its concert series, 1734–1735: A Season in the Life of J.S. Bach.
Mendelssohn Club Artistic Director Alan Harler and a panel of experts will lead a discussion on Mendelssohn's editing choices in considering Bach's original score.
Ashon Crawley is an Assistant Professor of African American Studies in the Ethnic Studies Department at the University of California, Riverside.
Ellen Lauren is a founding member and co-artistic director of Saratoga International Theater Institute (SITI) Company, an ensemble-based theater group in New York City.
Stenton hosts a series of community discussions to gather public input and capture the priorities of neighborhood residents in the commissioning of a new memorial to Dinah.
Pablo Colapinto is a media artist and a 2005 Pew Fellow.
The Mann Center for the Performing Arts will present this civil rights-inspired festival, which will include the world premiere of a new 20-minute work by noted composer and Pew Fellow Uri Caine.
RAIR will screen the post-apocalyptic action adventure movie Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome at its outdoor recycling facility in Northeast Philadelphia.
Ashton Cooper and Sue Pierce discuss the challenges Pati Hill faced as an artist working in an emerging medium.
The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage is pleased to share the 2020 guidelines for Letters of Intent to Apply for Project grants in our Exhibitions & Public Interpretation and Performance programs.
The William Way LGBT Community Center presents OutBeat: America's First Queer Jazz Festival. The four-day festival will highlight intersections between sexual orientation, gender identity, and jazz history and culture.
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) hosts a Closing Harvest Celebration at Thomas Paine Plaza to dismantle the 2,000-square-foot Farm for the City installation.
Focusing on the work of Bach, Beethoven, and Britten, Farewell explores how each composer addresses themes of departures.
With boxes stacked to the ceiling, physical theater artist Geoff Sobelle will transform the BAM Fisher into an epic storage facility of gargantuan proportion.
Jon Rubin is an interdisciplinary artist who creates interventions into public life that re-imagine individual, group, and institutional behavior.
Choreographer and director David Gordon will participate in three public rehearsals as he develops POLITICAL SHENANIGANS: dancing w/ Brecht & Eisler.