James A. Michener Art Museum http://wrti.org en A Civil War-Era Artist Who Battled Disability http://wrti.org/post/civil-war-era-artist-who-battled-disability <p></p><p>Pennsylvania has been the birthplace of many well-regarded painters, including artists such as&nbsp;Thomas Eakins, Benjamin West, and Wharton Esherick.&nbsp;</p><p>However, mention the name <a href="http://www.michenermuseum.org/catalogue/trego/"><strong>William T. Trego</strong></a> and you’ll likely be met with blank stares. WRTI’s Jim Cotter reflects on one of Pennsylvania’s&nbsp;lesser-known&nbsp;masters.&nbsp; <a href="http://www.michenermuseum.org/catalogue/trego/" target="_blank"><strong>William T. Trego Catalogue at the James A. Michener Art Museum.</strong></a></p><p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 10:38:19 +0000 Jim Cotter 6211 at http://wrti.org A Civil War-Era Artist Who Battled Disability Victorian-Era Painter William T. Trego--Pianist Rudolf Buchbinder--Evolution of Hist. Society of PA http://wrti.org/post/victorian-era-painter-william-t-trego-pianist-rudolf-buchbinder-evolution-hist-society-pa <p>Eric Brannon profiles William T. Trego. The Michener Museum in Doylestown is hosting the first-ever retrospective of the little-remembered Pennsylvania Victorian-era painter.</p> <p>Jim Cotter speaks with the Austrian pianist Rudolf Buchbinder.</p> <p>Susan Lewis considers the beginnings, evolution, and contemporary mission of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.</p> Sat, 11 Jun 2011 15:29:00 +0000 Eric Brannon, Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis 2552 at http://wrti.org Victorian-Era Painter William T. Trego--Pianist Rudolf Buchbinder--Evolution of Hist. Society of PA Sculptor Susan Opie--Wendy Wasserstein's Third--BalletX's Right to Spring http://wrti.org/post/sculptor-susan-opie-wendy-wassersteins-third-balletxs-right-spring <p>Bucks County artist Susan Opie walks us through her works of bugs and critters, now on view in the outdoor sculpture garden at the Michener Art Museum in Doylestown. The museum's ongoing Outdoor Sculpture Program features the works of contemporary American sculptors.</p> <p>Jason Peifer examines the life and theatrical works of the late Wendy Wasserstein. Her final play,<em> Third, </em>is being produced by the Philadelphia Theater Company. <em>Third </em>will be performed at PTC's new home, the Suzanne Roberts Theatre.</p> <p>Susan Lewis looks at the Philadelphia-based, contemporary dance company BalletX and its upcoming world premier of Matthew Neenan's <em>Right to Spring</em> at The Wilma Theater.</p> Sat, 22 Mar 2008 16:29:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 1949 at http://wrti.org Sculptor Susan Opie--Wendy Wasserstein's Third--BalletX's Right to Spring Anne Ewers, Kimmel Center--Gershwin to Gillespie--Dramaturgy--Postwar German Art at PMA http://wrti.org/post/anne-ewers-kimmel-center-gershwin-gillespie-dramaturgy-postwar-german-art-pma <p>Anne Ewers: New President of Philadelphia's Kimmel Center</p> <p>Michener Art Museum in New Hope's exhibition <i>Gershwin to Gillespie: Portraits in American Music</i></p> <p>Four dramaturges from Philadelphia theaters (part of a continuing series)</p> <p>Philadelphia Museum of Art curator Carlos Basualdo on postwar German exhibition <i>Notations: Kiefer, Polke, Richter</i>.</p> Sat, 08 Sep 2007 14:20:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 1864 at http://wrti.org Anne Ewers, Kimmel Center--Gershwin to Gillespie--Dramaturgy--Postwar German Art at PMA The American Composers Forum--Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture--Non-Profit Theater--Gershwin To Gillespie http://wrti.org/post/american-composers-forum-al-bustan-seeds-culture-non-profit-theater-gershwin-gillespie <p>Jim Jordan, Philadelphia chapter president of the American Composers Forum. </p> <p>Jason Peifer examines the nuances of funding non-profit theater. </p> <p>Hazami Sayed, the founder and president of Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture. </p> <p>Susan Lewis visits Gershwin To Gillespie Portraits in American Music at the Michener Museum's New Hope.</p> Sat, 07 Jul 2007 17:11:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Pfeifer 1835 at http://wrti.org Daniel Gerber Exhibitions http://wrti.org/post/daniel-gerber-exhibitions <p>Daniel Gerber at the Pennsylvania of the Fine Arts and the James A. Michener Art Museum. Susan Lewis: American Composers Orchestra. We look at one man's collection of films. Jason Peifer examines the role of the costume designer in theater.</p> Sat, 31 Mar 2007 16:15:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 1846 at http://wrti.org Daniel Garber at the Pennsylvania of the Fine Arts http://wrti.org/post/daniel-garber-pennsylvania-fine-arts <p>Daniel Garber at the Pennsylvania of the Fine Arts and the James A. Michener Art Museum in Doylestown. Susan Lewis looks at a celebration of 150 years of the Academy of Music in Philadelphia. Jason Peifer visits Art-Reach, part of its mission is to help underserved audiences experience arts and culture.</p> Sat, 27 Jan 2007 19:09:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 1856 at http://wrti.org Haddonfield Symphony http://wrti.org/post/haddonfield-symphony <p>Haddonfield Symphony's latest performances. Susan Lewis on Ella Fitzgerald. Jason Peifer: Arden Theater Dex and Julie Sittin' in a Tree. CultureFiles at GoPhila.com: James Michener Art Museum.</p> Sat, 13 Jan 2007 15:41:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 1858 at http://wrti.org David Leopold, Curator http://wrti.org/post/david-leopold-curator <p>This week on Crossover, a walk down memory lane with Jill, and David Leopold, curator of the exhibit Show Business: Irving Berlin's Hollywood, on view at the Michener Museum in Doylestown. The exhibit features rare film clips, photos, posters and memorabilia spanning the incredible career of one of the great American songwriters, Irving Berlin. The exhibit runs thru September 3rd at the Michener.</p> Sat, 05 Aug 2006 15:11:00 +0000 Jill Pasternak 1645 at http://wrti.org Philadelphia's Curtis Institute of Music http://wrti.org/post/philadelphias-curtis-institute-music <p>We revisit four recent features from the CultureFiles section at GoPhila.com. We look back at the history of Philadelphia's Curtis Institute of Music. We'll take a walk through Doylestown's James A. Michener Art Museum, while Susan Lewis visits the Rosenbach Museum &amp; Library and the Fairmount Water Works.</p> Sat, 22 Jul 2006 14:07:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis 1695 at http://wrti.org