Arts & Culture

Rare John Coltrane album recorded live at Temple
'Offering,' a remastered recording of a rare live performance given by legendary jazz artist John Coltrane at Temple University, was released earlier this year by Resonance Records.
December 18, 2014
Tyler School of Art turns designers into entrepreneurs
This semester, Tyler School of Art launched a new design incubator to promote entrepreneurship and inspire students. It's called the Hatchery.
October 1, 2014
Temple Theaters kicks off season with Fringe Festival performance in Center City Philadelphia
Temple Theaters kicks off a new season with the Philadelphia premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-nominated play 'Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo,' as a part of the 2014 Philadelphia Fringe Festival. The play will run through Sept. 27 at the Adrienne Theater in Center City Philadelphia.
September 19, 2014
Temple community celebrates Juneteenth with legendary Philadelphia saxophonist
On June 19, Temple University Libraries' Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection hosted “A Celebration of Philly Jazz in Observance of Juneteenth” featuring a discussion with and performances by legendary Philadelphia saxophonist Robert “Bootsie” Barnes.
Art installation bathes Temple Contemporary in colorful stripes
The work of Tyler Distinguished Alumni Mentoring Program participants culminated in the exhibit "Polly Apfelbaum + Dan Cole: For the Love of Gene Davis," currently on display at Temple Contemporary.
Architecture students design installation
Fourth-year architecture students designed the installation that covers the window bays of the front of that building, located next to the Tyler School of Art. “Patterning Porosity” will be on display in the Architecture Building until May 17.
Temple Theaters produces a world premiere drama about bullying
Temple Theaters concludes its 2013–2014 season with a groundbreaking new drama, "Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls."
Wildlife attends writing class
Inhabitants of the Schuylkill Wildlife Rehabilitation Clinic made guest appearances in Assistant Professor Dan Featherston’s 'First-Year Writing' class.
Expansive legacy of Holocaust scholar now available at Temple
The life’s work of Emeritus Professor of Religion Franklin Littell, one of the world’s foremost authorities on Holocaust studies, is now available in Temple University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center. The collection opens Wednesday, April 9, with a discussion and a reception in Paley Library.
Photo slideshow: Scenes from 'Hair'
Temple Theaters' production of "Hair" is currently showing in Tomlinson Theater. The popular musical offers a countercultural commentary on love, war and youthful rebellion in the 1960s.
Broadway's Melba Moore offers advice to Temple's aspiring actors
Melba Moore—Tony award-winning actress, recording artist and member of the original Broadway cast of “Hair”—visited Tomlinson Theater Friday, March 14, to share advice with student-actors from Temple's production of the hit musical.
Temple University Press authors win NAACP Image Award
Temple University Press authors Deborah Willis and Barbara Krauthamer's book, 'Envisioning Emancipation: Black Americans and the End of Slavery,' has won an NAACP Image Award for 'Outstanding Literary Work—Non-Fiction.'
Temple follows “Tamenend’s Track” at the 2014 Philadelphia Flower Show
A walk through Temple’s Philadelphia Flower Show exhibit is a walk through time. Seventeen landscape architecture students and four horticulture students spent months developing the exhibit. In the Ambler Campus Greenhouse, horticulture staff have been working since August to help select the plant palette and ensure the plants and trees were ready for the show.