Arts & Culture

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.
November 1, 2018
Lisa Grunberger standing on stage
English professor prepares play for Fringe Festival
Associate Professor Lisa Grunberger’s play brings levity to the serious subject of infertility.
September 3, 2018
Cardboard sculptures on display at the Tyler School of Art.
Mind to paper, Tyler gives high school students space to create
Two full-scholarship programs funded by the Tyler School of Art allow local high school students to continue their art education during the summer.
August 20, 2018
If you’ve visited City Hall, or just passed by it in the last couple weeks, maybe you noticed a colorful neighbor to our nation’s flag—the rainbow flag.   It’s been a symbol of pride and unity for the LGBTQIA+ community since 1978 (it’s a little different in Philadelphia as of last year—more on that later) and the flag is raised at City Hall every June to celebrate Pride Month.   Temple Now talked with Associate Professor of English and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Studies Brad Windhauser to dig d
The idea of Pride is thought to have started in Philadelphia, says professor
Associate Professor Brad Windhauser discusses Philadelphia’s LGBTQIA+ history in celebration of Pride Month.
a wearable art table illusion created by a Tyler student
Wearable Art Show celebrates “art that moves”
Don’t call it a fashion show­—this annual end-of-academic-year event at Temple’s Tyler School of Art breaks down barriers separating artistic disciplines.
Photos of Michelle Obama on display at Paley Library
Former White House photographer to visit Temple
Paley Library is hosting an exhibition of photos of Michelle Obama taken by former White House photographer Amanda Lucidon.
Christopher "Quest" Rainey teaches drums
10 years later, alumnus’ film about North Philly family to debut
Olshefski began filming the documentary while studying at Temple.
Sean Markey in Temple’s Presser Hall.
Boyer students pay tribute to Frank Sinatra on new record
Students collaborated with prestigious faculty soloists and Grammy-winning arranger Michael Abene on the new album.
Charles Blockson speaking at a podium
Historian Charles Blockson to receive the Philadelphia Award
Charles L. Blockson, founder of the Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection, will receive the award at a ceremony on Temple’s campus on May 25.
The alphabet of social justice
The students created a social justice poster for each letter of the alphabet.
renowned artist Judy Pfaff, the first Jack Wolgin Annual Visiting Artist to come to Temple University’s Tyler School of Art
Renowned artist Judy Pfaff comes to Tyler School of Art
The pioneer will be the first Jack Wolgin Annual Visiting Artist, work with Tyler students and lecture to the public—all thanks to a generous gift.
Temple acting students rehearsing on stage before the opening of Reggie Hoops.
The anatomy of a play
Temple students worked with a Pulitzer Prize-nominated playwright to bring 'Reggie Hoops', an original play, to Randall Theater.
Three opera singers wearing brightly colored costumes and wigs performing on stage.
Temple Opera in the spotlight: 'The Impresario' and 'La Canterina' photos
Temple presented two wildly bold and funny operas rolled into one: ‘The Impresario’ and ‘La Canterina.’