Arts & Culture

A group photo of Temple's Class of 1900.
From our archives: The Class of 1900 yearbook
Highlights from Temple’s very first yearbook.
May 19, 2020
A Boyer dance student performs on stage.
The OwlTogether Arts Festival Online brings Temple’s artistic community together
The Center for Performing and Cinematic Arts will host an online showcase of student work.
April 24, 2020
Jazz host Bob Perkins in his office at WRTI
On WRTI, Bob Perkins gives self-isolated listeners a safe haven
The jazz radio legend talks about the power of music and radio.
April 16, 2020
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.
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.
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.
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.