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: Composer David Lang on Classical Music, Education, Composing, and Virtuosity
Questions of Practice: Guitarist Nels Cline on Creating Lovers (for Philadelphia)
Women, Art, and Technology: Kelsey Halliday Johnson and Amy Beste in Conversation
Questions of Practice: Poet and Performer Tracie Morris on “Serving Her Muse”
Questions of Practice: Choreographer and Dancer taisha paggett on the Relationship Between Art and Politics
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”
Questions of Practice: Interview with Theater Artist Romeo Castellucci
Having created this work over the course of a decade, Malavika Sarukkai pays homage to the sacred river Ganga and its importance in Indian culture, history, the environment, and spirituality.
In this month's Pew Fellows news, Jenny Sabin is honored with a Women in Architecture Award presented by Architectural Record, Benjamin Volta unveils a new mural, and we remember the late artist and teacher Nicholas Kripal.
The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage is pleased to announce that the 2018 guidelines for Project grant applications are now available.
Two-time winners of the Chamber Music America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, PRISM Quartet has become known as one of the foremost chamber ensembles.
The Philadelphia Ceili Group is an educational organization with an interest in Irish culture, founded in 1958 to preserve traditional ceili and set dancing.
In an essay accompanying the program booklet for Chopin Without Piano, Swarthmore's Allen Kuharski contextualizes the performance within Polish culture and political history.
Composers Martin Bresnick, George Lewis, Arturo O’Farrill, and Juri Seo create new works exploring the metaphorical meaning of walls in contemporary society, performed by PRISM Quartet.
This month’s Pew Fellows news sees world premiere performances in the 2017 Philadelphia Fringe Festival, a national choreography award, a series of new public artworks transforming the city, and more.
Daniel Fishkin is a composer, sound artist, and instrument builder whose work is informed by his personal experiences with tinnitus.
Boomershine has presented his work at Movement Research and Danspace Project, and he arranges and develops workshops and creative/educational residencies for and with Lucinda Childs.
Cuban performance artist Tania Bruguera will present her 1998 performance work Displacement.
Billie Tsien, with Tod Williams, founded Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects in 1986. Their studio, located in New York City, focuses on work for institutions—museums, schools, and non-profits.
Paula Marincola, executive director of The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, is featured in Philadelphia Magazine's November 2016 cover story on "Revolutionary Bosses."
Rebecca Westcott (1976–2004) was a visual artist and a 2004 Pew Fellow.
Asian Arts Initiative hosts a Pearl Street Block Party to celebrate the rich cultural diversity and artistic community in Philadelphia's Chinatown North neighborhood.
The Center is pleased to announce that four new artist residencies have been awarded to Pew Fellows.
Philadelphia Dance Projects and Group Motion Multi Media Dance Theater present the finale of Susan Rethorst/Moving in Philadelphia: 2013-2014, a world premiere work by choreographer Susan Rethorst.
John Harbison sets the poetry of Louise Glück, Jessica Fisher, and Eugenio Montale to music and conducts this premiere performance.
Since its founding in 1864, Swarthmore College has given students the knowledge, insight, skills, and experience to become leaders for the common good.
In conjunction with its Center-supported project Gospel Roots of Rock & Soul, WXPN presents the Dixie Hummingbirds in concert at World Café Live.