Temple Contemporary

Temple Contemporary is Tyler's visionary center for exhibitions and public programs.


Gallery Hours:

Wednesday-Thursday 12 pm-8 pm
Friday 11 am-6 pm





May 11 - June 17

Opening Reception: May 12, 2 - 5pm

This exhibition presents the work of Temple students and staff exploring relationships between image and text in their artistic practices.The artists in this group show are addressing a broad range of literary influences such as poetry, manifesto, graphic novels, etc., within their practices. Message Received aims to reflect the ways in which the written word and visual arts are intertwined in the transmission of ideas.

This exhibition is curated by William Toney, current Graduate Assistant at Temple Contemporary.






  • Green text on a deep purple background, reading "call for entries- message received" and morse code


    Temple Contemporary invites all Temple students and staff working across artistic disciplines/mediums to submit works for consideration to be included in MESSAGE RECEIVED, an exhibition that explores how the written word informs artistic practice.

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