Temple Contemporary


On view now through July 15!

Our 2015/16 Distinguished Alumni Mentorship program wraps up with an exhibition of work by Hope Ginsburg (BFA '96) and recent graduate Misha Wyllie (MFA '14). Ginsburg's Breathing on Land: Bay of Fundy takes meditation with scuba gear as a starting point to refocus attention on our bodies, their contexts, and the health of our atmosphere.   Ginsburg combines single channel video projection, sound, and still photography to document and explore a Land Dive on the shore of the Bay of Fundy, which has the highest tidal rise on the planet. Wyllie's Out to Lunch employs the aesthetics of institutions in order to see their impact on what and why we learn. 
This exhibition is made possible through the generous support of The Office of the Dean at Tyler School of Art.  Image courtesy of Hope Ginsburg

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    Youth Block Party

    Our Youth Advisory Council is hosting a Summertime Youth Block Party on Saturday, June 11 from noon to 5pm at the Blackhawks Athletic Club (11th and Cecil B. Moore Avenue). Join them for a day filled with games, food, art and fundraisers for the City's Youth and by the City's Youth.

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    Watch & Listen

    Sit back and veg out while watching short videos documenting some of our past events. From internationally renowned artists and thinkers like Suzanne Lacy, Saskia Sassen, and Latasha Diggs, to some of our more hands-on projects like butter aerobics, ice cream casting and Funeral for a Home - you'll find plenty here.

    Watch & Listen
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    How & Why

    Many of our peer museums and galleries come up with a great idea and then start looking for an audience to come and see it. At Temple Contemporary, we start with the public first! Our programming is designed with the public at the forefront of our process. Learn about how we do it here.

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Temple Contemporary

Our mission is to creatively re-imagine the social function of art. All of our programs are free and open to everyone. More