Added Velocity Awards have been announced! Click here to read more.
Image courtesy Mark Strandquist and Courtney Bowles, Re-Entry Think Tank
Earlier this year, Temple Contemporary installed repair kits for musical instruments in every Philadelphia public school music classroom—the latest phase of Symphony for a Broken Orchestra project, a multi-year, city-wide effort initiated by Temple Contemporary, its many institutional partners and hundreds of professional and amateur musicians throughout the city. Together, these musicians performed a unique composition written by acclaimed composer David Lang specifically for the sounds these instruments can only make in their broken state. For more information, please visit symphonyforabrokenorchestra.org.Read more
Added Velocity builds on the momentum of The Velocity Fund by directly supporting successful grantees who demonstrate a commitment to expanding their initial projects in meaningful and far-reaching ways. Five Added Velocity projects will be funded $15,000 to build on the successes of their initial projects by expanding audiences through multiple public outcomes across Philadelphia. Added Velocity is administered by Temple Contemporary at the Tyler School of Art and Architecture with generous support from the William Penn Foundation.To Apply
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.Read more