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Pew announces 2014 grants for Philadelphia artists and organizations!


Congratulations to the 2014 Pew Center for Arts & Heritage Grantees! It looks like 2014 will be a great year for arts and culture in Philadelphia. Read about the artists and their projects here.

Ted Passon, Manning, Photo by Ted Passon. Photo courtesy PCAH website.

PEW Fellowships – $60,000 each 

Laynie Browne, Poet

Thomas Devaney, Poet

Michael Djupstrom, Pianist and composer

Fatu Gayflor, Vocalist and folk artist

Leroy Johnson, Visual artist

Mary Lattimore, Harpist and performer

Travis Macdonald, Poet

Ted Passon, Filmmaker

Susan Rethorst, Choreographer

Matt Saunders, Theater artist and scenic designer

J.C. Todd, Poet

Brent Wahl, Visual artist

Pepon Osorio, “Drowned in a glass of water,” 2011. Osorio’s installation “reForm” will be funded through Temple Contemporary.

Project Grants

Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture, $240,000

Arcadia University, $94,200

Asian Arts Initiative, $60,000

Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series, $240,000

Silvana Cardell, $72,000

The Crossing, $240,000

Anna Drozdowski, $72,000

Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site, $360,000

Fabric Workshop and Museum, $360,000 / $360,000

Meg Foley, $72,000

Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation, $360,000

FringeArts, $360,000

The Galleries at Moore College of Art & Design, $240,000

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, $275,520

Institute of Contemporary Art, $360,000

Institute on Disabilities at Temple University, $360,000

Library Company of Philadelphia, $180,840

Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia, $240,000

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, $292,700

Painted Bride Art Center, $334,680

Penn Institute for Urban Research: University of Pennsylvania, $72,000

Pennsylvania Humanities Council, $72,000

Philadelphia Folklore Project, $200,000

Philadelphia Mural Arts Advocates, $276,720

Philadelphia Museum of Art, $300,000

Thaddeus Phillips, $72,000

PRISM Quartet, $240,000

Scribe Video Center, $240,000

Phillip Seitz, $72,000

Iquail Shaheed, $72,000

Temple Contemporary, Tyler School of Art, $360,000

University of the Arts, $71,880

Kiranavali Vidyasankar, $72,000

WXPN, $360,000


Advancement Grants – $500,000 each

The Philadelphia Z00

Opera Philadelphia


For more information and to see a few list of project proposals please visit the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage Website here