Arts & Culture

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.’
April 17, 2015
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.
April 9, 2015
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.
April 7, 2015
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.