Visit Tyler

Students interested in a graduate program should come to our annual Fall Graduate Open House. For a general tour of the facilities, please contact us at 215-777-9090 or


PLEASE NOTE: Temple University has suspended all in-person activities on campus, including upcoming visits and campus tours. Be sure to check this site for updates. Refer to the university's COVID-19 page for more information, including FAQs and resources.


To take a self-guided tour or program-specific tour, please contact the faculty directly:

•    Architecture: Pablo Meninato, graduate director
•    Art Education: Lisa Kay, chair and associate professor
•    Art History: Jane DeRose Evans, chair and graduate director
•    Ceramics: Lauren Sandler, program head
•    City & Regional Planning: Jeff Doshna, program head
•    Community Arts Practices: Lisa Kay, chair and program head
•    Facilities Planning: Pablo Meninato, chair and program head
•    Fibers & Material Studies: Jesse Harrod, program head
•    Glass: Jessica Julius, program head
•    Graphic & Interactive Design: Kelly Holohan, program head
•    Landscape Architecture: Pauline Hurley-Kurtz, associate professor
•    Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM: Doug Bucci, program head
•    Painting: Philip Glahn, program head
•    Photography: Byron Wolfe, program head
•    Printmaking: Amze Emmons, program head
•    Sculpture: C.T. Jasper, assistant professor and program head 

Self-guided tours 
If you are interested in touring Tyler but are unable to join a guided tour, we will provide you with a map of the buildings and invite you to look around on your own. You may also speak with a counselor before or after your tour, if one is available. To schedule a self-guided tour, please contact us at 215-777-9090 or

Fall graduate open house
Check back for the 2020 fall open house.

National Portfolio Days
Check back for 2020 National Portfolio dates. National Portfolio Days provide an opportunity to meet individually with professional representatives of accredited colleges and universities to receive valuable feedback and guidance on your portfolio before you submit your application. You can find us in the following cities:


Maps and directions

The Tyler School of Art and Architecture
2001 N. 13th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19122

This street address will bring you to the main entrance of Tyler’s Architecture Building. For Tyler’s Art Building, please come to the main entrance on Norris Street between 12th and 13th streets.

Students interested in studying Landscape Architecture or Horticulture are also encouraged to visit the facilities at Temple University’s Ambler Campus.
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More maps and directions can be found here.

Visitor parking information can be found here. We advise parking in the Montgomery Garage, located less than three blocks from Tyler. 

Temple has negotiated discounted rates with hotels located in Philadelphia for students and families visiting the university. Plan your visit today. Find a hotel.