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”
Julie Carr is the author of several books of poetry and a 2011 recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship.
Thaddeus Phillips' new bilingual performance work for theater, inspired by his experience working on Colombian telenovela *Alias El Mexicano*, continues September 15–19.
Dancer, choreographer, and educator Dinita Clark (2019) spoke to us about her lifelong interest in dance, the current issues she is addressing in her work, and what makes Philadelphia’s dance community distinctive.
*An Experiment in Five Acts* was aimed at artists and cultural producers working in the Philadelphia region who are negotiating mid-career challenges—be they purely aesthetic or more practical.
Composer and Pew Fellow Jennifer Higdon (1999) and Center grantees The Crossing and PRISM Quartet are awarded 2018 Grammy Awards by the Recording Academy.
Lucinda Childs is one of America's most important modern choreographers and an original member of the Judson Dance Theater in New York.
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.
The Barnes Foundation presented a major exhibition of work by Nigerian-born, London-based artist Yinka Shonibare, including a new commission, plus works of sculpture, photography, painting, and installation.
Richard Evans is co-founder and president of EmcArts, a New York City firm that works to strengthen the capacity and effectiveness of nonprofit arts and cultural organizations.
White Columns' Matthew Higgs and Lisa Sonneborn of the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University discuss the responsibilities of working with the disabilities community.
Over the past 25 years, Pew Fellows have been recognized with numerous prestigious grants and awards, and have had their work presented in 49 US states and more than 60 countries.
WXPN presents a closing musical celebration and panel discussion for the Gospel Roots of Rock & Soul.
Veronica Roberts is curator of modern and contemporary art at the Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas, Austin.
A world premiere, music-theater work by playwright Colman Domingo and directed by Patricia McGregor will offer a fresh perspective on the artistic legacy of vocalist and jazz pianist Nat "King" Cole by bringing to light both his on- and off-stage personas, as well as telling the story behind the 1957 demise of his groundbreaking national television variety show amidst America's growing civil rights movement.
Fall kicks off with a packed schedule of Center-funded projects, including exhibition openings from Temple Contemporary and The Galleries at Moore, and performance premieres at the 2015 Fringe Festival that push the boundaries of genre and form.
During a recent conversation at The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, our visiting scholar Kristy Edmunds asked Philip Bither about making curatorial choices that lead to dynamic artistic experiences for audiences.
In addition to company productions, Group Motion hosts regular improvisational movement workshops, which allow the public to employ dance as a language of expression.
In conjunction with the ongoing retrospective Trisha Brown: In the New Body, Bryn Mawr College hosts a master class with Eva Karczag.
Terrence Cameron is a musician and a 2000 Pew Fellow in folk and traditional arts.