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Hannah Wilke, Untitled, 1976 (Gum on Succulents with Wilke's Shadow, Los Angeles) Archival pigment print, 2019
© Marsie, Emanuelle, Damon and Andrew Scharlatt, Hannah Wilke Collection & Archive, Los Angeles/Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY

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    We are pleased to announce that in March Temple Contemporary will be installing repair kits for instruments in every Philadelphia public school music classroom, to aid on the expansion of the project, Symphony for a Broken Orchestra. The project was born as the result of a a visionary composition by David Lang, featuring the School District of Philadelphia’s 1,500 broken instruments. The instruments that were used in the concert have been repaired, and were returned to the School District in the fall 2018. For more information, please visit symphonyforabrokenorchestra.org.

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  • Velocity Fund

    We are proud to introduce The Velocity Fund, a Regional Re-granting Program of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts!  This new Philadelphia initiative, is a partnership between Temple Contemporary at the Tyler School of Art and the Warhol Foundation, offering grants up to $5,000 to 10-15 artists or artist teams, with the first round being awarded in September, 2018. For more information please visit www.velocityfund.org.

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

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