Arts & Culture

Image of children outside Mr. Joe Grimm’s store the day after three men were shot there, two fatally.
Temple Libraries provides photos for new Philadelphia true crime book
After researching true crime in Philadelphia for her book, Kathryn Canavan used the resources at Temple Libraries to tell the story.
November 17, 2021
Students walking in front of the Bell Tower on Main Campus.
100 years of accountability
Temple’s student-run newspaper, The Temple News, is celebrating its 100th anniversary.
November 15, 2021
Students sing on stage during a performance of 'Spring Awakening.'
Temple Theater’s ‘Spring Awakening’ in pictures
See photos from the first production performed in person since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
The Temple University Jazz Band recording their new album.
The Temple University Jazz Band celebrates the legacy of jazz great Jimmy Heath
The band’s new album honors luminaries including Heath, John Chaney and Bootsie Barnes.
A shot of Homecoming 2019.
After a year hiatus, Homecoming is set to return to universities this fall. Why did we miss it so much?
Temple faculty members discuss why we missed Homecoming so much in 2020.
students and professor on a row boat
Five unique ways to experience Philadelphia’s past
One professor wants his students to think outside the box when learning about Philly history.
Michelle Wu wearing a white shirt and smiling outside of a building.
Justice Through Art gives students a creative outlet
Justice Through Art, a social justice-themed competition, provided a platform for students’ self-expression.
Mat Tomezsko holding the collage example piece for Revolutionary Philadelphia.
Temple takes on U.N. art challenge, forges path toward equality
Temple-sponsored art competition showcases commitment to the U.N.’s principles of reducing inequalities.
A student poses during the Wearable Art Show.
2021 Wearable Art Show goes virtual
The annual show hosted by the Tyler School of Art and Architecture will bring the runway and cutting-edge work into viewers’ homes with a virtual screening of a unique film.
Students and faculty working together to film a theater performance in front of a green screen.
Transport yourself to the Forest of Arden with TFMA’s unprecedented project
The School of Theater, Film and Media Art will stream their vibrant rendition of "As You Like It" on May 10.
Temple University faculty try out a new projection mapping system.
A new way to design plays
With help from a new projection mapping system, Temple actors and crews can better visualize their sets.
students tending an urban garden
Tyler supports program addressing inequities created by climate change
Students use their arts disciplines to tell crucial stories from Philadelphia neighborhoods hit hardest by excessive heat.