Arts & Culture

Temple faculty, alumnus awarded Pew Fellowships
Three faculty members and one alumnus are recipients of 2015 Pew Center for Arts & Heritage fellowships, which support the arts in Philadelphia.
July 30, 2015
Tyler professor emeritus featured in the ‘NYT’
A review of two new exhibitions by Stanley Whitney, professor emeritus of painting and drawing at Tyler School of Art, was published in ‘The New York Times.’
July 23, 2015
Tyler professor selected to create public art installation
Sculpture Professor Karyn Olivier was chosen by the city of Philadelphia's Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy to construct a public art installation in Philadelphia's Stenton Park.
July 16, 2015
Temple grad’s artwork featured in national Parkinson’s calendar
John Creveling, EDU '93, is one of 13 artists whose work was selected to appear in the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation’s 2015 Creativity and Parkinson’s Calendar.
Tyler grad, designer shares creativity secrets with
Letterer and type designer Jessica Hische, TYL '06, whose many clients include Starbucks and Tiffany & Co., reveals to what inspires her work.
'Philadelphia Explained' exhibit continues to amaze
Paula Scher, TYL '70, and Keith Hartwig, TYL '11, collaborated on a large-scale installation that provides a look at the entire city through a hand-painted map covering the walls and floor of Temple Contemporary.
Huffington Post names Philly the coolest city in America
The Huffington Post lists 21 ways Philadelphia is the coolest city in America, the latest accolade for the City of Brotherly Love.
10 Philly events to experience this summer
As a follow-up to last month’s feature on springtime Philly attractions comes this list with all-new events and locations to explore this summer.
Temple tops list of regional theater programs
Temple University's theater program tops's list of most-underrated theater schools in the Northeast.
Tyler program spurs alumni/student collaboration
Through the Tyler School of Art's Distinguished Alumni Mentoring Program, Paula Scher, TYL ’70, and Keith Hartwig, TYL ’11, have come together to create a Philadelphia-based exhibit.
Tyler professor transforms salvaged classroom objects into art
For his latest project, Tyler School of Art Professor Pepón Osorio will transform the inside of a Tyler classroom using salvaged materials from a vacant neighborhood elementary school. Read about this innovative project, as noted on
Popular Temple ‘Cli-Fi’ class covered by Reuters, NYT
Climate fiction, or “cli-fi,” classes are emerging at college campuses around the world. English PhD candidate Ted Howell’s popular ‘Cli-Fi’ course was featured in a Reuters story that was picked up by ‘The New York Times.’
Tyler professors talk visual literacy on WHYY-TV
Art history professors Anna Arabindan-Kesson and Therese Dolan were featured in a segment on visual literacy in a recent episode of a new WHYY-TV program.