Arts & Culture

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.
May 22, 2015
Temple tops list of regional theater programs
Temple University's theater program tops's list of most-underrated theater schools in the Northeast.
May 21, 2015
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.
May 7, 2015
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.
History Department reveals roots of African-American basketball
Claude Johnson, founder and executive director of the Black Fives Foundation, visits Temple today to discuss the history of the Black Fives, an all-African-American league of semiprofessional basketball players who toured the country before the formation of the National Basketball Association.
12 Philly attractions to visit this spring
It's spring—time to get outdoors and explore the city. Check out this list of affordable Philadelphia destinations.
Main Campus became a winter wonderland
A spring-break-week snowstorm transformed Temple's Main Campus into a winter wonderland.
Flower show exhibit blossoms in the spotlight
Temple University Ambler’s 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show exhibit takes visitors on a unique journey through dawn and dusk.
Art exhibitions showcase student talent
This week marks the kickoff of Tyler School of Art's MFA thesis exhibitions at Temple Contemporary. “The Tyler MFA shows are a watershed event in Philadelphia's exhibition calendar,” said Tyler's Robert Blackson.
Tyler alumna designs Forever stamp
A design by Tyler alumna Jessica Hische is featured on a 2015 U.S. Postal Service Forever Hearts stamp.
Acclaimed designer collaborates with Tyler students on graphic map of Philly
Students in the Tyler School of Art will have a unique opportunity to work with notable designer Paula Scher, TYL’70, on a one-of-a-kind map of Philadelphia.