Temple Contemporary

The mission of Temple Contemporary at Tyler School of Art and Architecture is to creatively re-imagine the social function of art through questions of local relevance and international significance.

Learn more about two of Temple Contemporary's latest projects below, or explore past projects.

  • May 2021: Learning to See : Denise Scott Brown

    This May, experience the larger-than-life photography of iconic architect Denise Scott Brown. Her images capture the beauty and banality of cities, and highlight the significance of pop art in the American built environment. Scott Brown is co-founder of celebrated architecture firm, Venturi, Scott Brown and Associates.

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  • Double Rainbows Project

    When families in Philadelphia couldn’t go out to play, children helped bring joy to neighbors by displaying rainbows in windows from inside their homes. These rainbows were collected and will be displayed at the Please Touch Museum from May 6–June 27, 2021 in a pop-up exhibition as a show of citywide unity, happiness and hope.

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  • Past Projects

    Check out Temple Contemporary’s past projects that are based on questions developed by our Advisory Council that they feel have the greatest local relevance and international significance.

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