Events

Pew and our partners frequently host events to inform media and interested parties about our work. Upcoming events, with their locations, are listed on the Events Calendar; you can also view events by topic or location.

These events include press briefings, panel discussions or teleconferences, and are generally only open to journalists and the policy community. When a text transcript is available, it will be posted on this site.

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Date Event Location
 
  • December 4, 2007
  • (Tuesday)
Rededication and Illumination of Calder Sculptures at Philadelphia City Hall - City of Philadelphia

Rededication and illumination of the Alexander Milne Calder bronze sculptures on Philadelphia's City Hall tower.

  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Philadelphia City Hall
    Municipal Services Building Plaza
    (North Side)
    Philadelphia, PA
  • June 20, 2008
  • - June 22, 2008
  • (Friday)- (Sunday)
American Evolution: Arts in the New Civic Life - Americans for the Arts 2008 Annual Convention

Philadelphia hosts the Americans for the Arts Annual Convention from June 20-22, 2008—American Evolution: Arts in the New Civic Life.

  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Sheraton Philadelphia City Center
    17th & Race Streets
    Philadelphia, PA
  • August 29, 2008
  • - September 13, 2008
  • (Friday)- (Saturday)
Philadelphia Live Arts Festival 2008 - Philadelphia Center for Arts and Heritage

The 12th annual Philadelphia Live Arts Festival, which will run from August 29 – September 13, 2008, will feature an innovative and highly interdisciplinary program of performances by acclaimed U.S. artists from Philadelphia and New York, as well as internationally renowned artists.

  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Philadelphia Live Arts Festival 2008
    Various locations – see the Festival Web site for details
    Philadelphia, PA
  • November 9, 2008
  • - November 11, 2008
  • (Sunday)- (Tuesday)
Independent Sector 2008 Annual Conference - Independent Sector

Leaders from the nation’s charities, foundations, and corporate philanthropy programs will convene just after Election Day at the Independent Sector Annual Conference from November 9-11, 2008, in Philadelphia to address critical issues facing nonprofit organizations and the new administration.

  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Marriott Philadelphia Downtown Hotel
    1201 Market Street
    Philadelphia, PA
  • April 30, 2009
  • - May 4, 2009
  • (Thursday)- (Monday)
2009 American Association of Museums Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo - American Association of Museums

The American Association of Museums Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo™ is a four-day conference that brings together museum professionals from every state and more than 50 countries around the world to share ideas, inspire and connect with each other.

  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Pennsylvania Convention Center
    1101 Arch Street
    Philadelphia, PA
  • May 18, 2009
  • (Monday)
Media Briefing: New Report Examines How Cities Are Balancing Budgets - Pew's Philadelphia Research Initiative

On Monday, May 18, Pew's Philadelphia Research Initiative will hold a telephone media briefing to discuss a new report which looks at how Philadelphia and other major cities across the U.S. are coping with the recession and some of the decisions being made to balance budgets. 

  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Telephone Media Briefing
    Pew's Philadelphia Research Initiative
    Philadelphia, PA
  • July 20, 2009
  • - July 24, 2009
  • (Monday)- (Friday)
2009 National Conference of State Legislatures Summit - National Conference of State Legislatures

Representatives from the Pew Health Group and the Pew Center on the States will be taking part in the 2009 National Conference of State Legislatures Summit.

  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Pennsylvania Convention Center
    1101 Arch Street
    Philadelphia, PA
  • July 21, 2009
  • (Tuesday)
Health Care, Food Safety and Antibiotics - Academy of Natural Sciences’ Center for Environmental Policy

On July 21 in Philadelphia, the Academy of Natural Sciences’ Center for Environmental Policy and The Pew Charitable Trusts will convene health, agriculture and environmental experts for a special town hall meeting on the human health impacts related to the routine use of antibiotics on industrial farms.

  • Philadelphia, PA
  • The Academy of Natural Sciences
    1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
    Philadelphia, PA
  • September 4, 2009
  • - September 19, 2009
  • (Friday)- (Saturday)
Philadelphia Live Arts Festival 2009 - Pew Center for Arts and Heritage

The 13th annual Philadelphia Live Arts Festival runs from September 4 - 19, 2009.

  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Philadelphia Live Arts Festival 2009
    Various locations – see the Festival Web site for details
    Philadelphia, PA
  • November 7, 2009
  • - November 11, 2009
  • (Saturday)- (Wednesday)
2009 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting - American Public Health Association

Aaron Wernham, director of the Health Impact Project, will give two presentations about health impact assessments at the upcoming American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA, November 7–11, 2009.

  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Pennsylvania Convention Center
    1101 Arch Street
    Philadelphia, PA
  • February 24, 2010
  • (Wednesday)
Debut of 'Climate Patriots' Video - Pew Environment Group

"Climate Patriots" is a short video that provides a military perspective on energy, climate change and American national security.

  • Philadelphia, PA
  • University of Pennsylvania
    Stiteler Hall
    208 S. 37th Street
    Philadelphia, PA
  • April 13, 2010
  • (Tuesday)
Why Saving Species Matters - Pew Environment Group

The Pew Charitable Trusts and the Academy of Natural Sciences will host a public forum about the rapid loss of species and ecosystems around the world.

  • Philadelphia, PA
  • The Academy of Natural Sciences
    1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
    Philadelphia, PA
  • May 19, 2010
  • (Wednesday)
Behind the Rise and Fall of Philadelphia's Prison Population: A Conversation - Pew's Philadelphia Research Initiative

On Wednesday, May 19 at 6:30 pm, Pew's Philadelphia Research Initiative hosted a panel discussion on the findings of the initiative's latest study.

  • Philadelphia, PA
  • University of Pennsylvania Law School
    Levy Conference Center
    3400 Chestnut Street
    Philadelphia, PA
  • June 7, 2010
  • (Monday)
Benjamin Franklin Parkway Groundbreaking - Pew Charitable Trusts

A ground-breaking will be held on June 7, 2010 to launch three major projects that will enhance the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for residents and visitors alike.

  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Benjamin Franklin Parkway
    at 22nd Street
    Philadelphia, PA
  • July 21, 2011
  • (Thursday)
Philadelphia's Less Crowded, Less Costly Jails: Taking Stock of a Year of Change and the Challenges That Remain - The Pew Charitable Trusts

Join the Philadelphia Research Initiative for a Webinar to learn more about our latest analysis of the city's inmate population, including the factors that have contributed to its decline, the policies and practices that impact its size and what it means for the city's bottom line.

  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Webinar
    2005 Market Street
    Philadelphia, PA