Pew Center for Arts & Heritage has announced 2018 grants

The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage has announced its 2018 grants, totaling more than $8.7 million to support 45 Philadelphia-area artists and cultural organizations.

Among the many music-related grants, highlights include: a concert series focusing on the evolution of art song from the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society; a multimedia work from Nikki Appino featuring a new composition by composer Philip Glass; Ars Nova Workshop’s project about the work of free jazz icon Milford Graves; Bowerbird’s exploration of pioneering sound artist Maryanne Amacher; jazz musician Odean Pope’s new composition that will evoke the mid-20th-century North Philadelphia jazz scene; four new commissions from PRISM Quartet exploring the metaphorical meaning of walls, and Fellowships ($75,000 grants to individual artists) awarded to composer David Ludwig and violinist Diane Monroe.

View a full list of grantees and projects at

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