Arts & Culture

Eric Battle at the "Black Lives Always Mattered!" exhibition.
A new graphic novel brings African American history in Philadelphia to life
"Black Lives Always Mattered!" highlights influential figures from the city’s past.
March 26, 2020
Temple's first Provost, Barbara Brownstein, in her biology lab.
From our archives: “Women in Temple History”
A vintage story highlighting the contributions of Temple alumnae and faculty.
March 23, 2020
A student reading outside Temple's Charles Library
What to read for Women’s History Month
English and writing professor Amy L. Friedman shares her recommended reading list for Women’s History Month.
March 23, 2020
Anna and Erik Meyer
Music to our ears
Two Boyer faculty members aim to lift our spirits through live-streamed concerts.
One of the historic markers installed on campus in honor of Women’s History Month.
Historic markers ignite pride for Women’s History Month
Signs displayed throughout Main Campus proudly highlight the accomplishments of fellow alumni and faculty at Temple University.
Tyra D. Jones-Blain dancing
Temple Water Week brings together arts and science on Main Campus
Professors, students build week of performances, talks, service work to bring awareness to the world’s estimated 2.2 billion people without access to clean water.
a student working on the exhibit
Temple invites Flower Show visitors to 'ungarden' their gardens
At the 2020 Philadelphia Flower Show, Temple University landscape architecture and horticulture students and faculty are encouraging visitors to rethink their notions about the suburban landscape.
The entrance to the Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection
Black History Month: Five must-see exhibits at the Blockson Collection
The Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection is the perfect place to visit for Black History Month.
Three MFA students act out a scene from 'Somewhere,' a new play commissioned by Temple Theaters.
Finding 'Somewhere': the making of a Temple Theaters play
A look behind the scenes at the play, receiving its world premiere at Temple.
Temple University professor Timothy Welbeck in conversation with Wyclef Jean
What to read, watch and see for Black History Month
Africology and African American Studies lecturer Timothy Welbeck shares his recommended reading and viewing list.
Constant Renaissance album on CD
Student and faculty musicians are Grammy hopefuls
“Love, A Beautiful Force,” penned by superstar composer and arranger Vince Mendoza, features the Temple University Studio Orchestra.
Tyler faculty and students roll pinhole camera
Tyler School of Art and Architecture creates giant mobile camera
Tyler Photography and Architecture students and faculty collaborated to build a room-sized pinhole camera and “mobile gallery” to activate public spaces and spark curiosity.
Tupac diamond earring and gold crown medallion
See for yourself: Tupac Shakur material at Temple’s Blockson Collection
The memorabilia includes a dozen handwritten documents and bullet-dented medallion.