Grantee Spotlight

Temple Contemporary’s director, Rob Blackson, talks with us about the shifting relationship between artist and curator, audience engagement, and collective authorship.

Coming Soon

Experience this monumental and deeply-realized artistic encounter of dance, light, sound, and architecture on a scale not seen since its premiere 30 years ago.

Opening Soon

Join Temple Contemporary for the opening of reFORM, a major installation by artist and Pew Fellow Pepón Osorio that pays tribute to Philadelphia school closings.


“Every commission really is a risk, a jumping into the unknown, no matter how well prepared you think you are…and that’s a rewarding thing.”—Argeo Ascani

Ain Gordon Looks Back on An Experiment in Five Acts

Playwright and director Ain Gordon reflects on An Experiment in Five Acts, a critical feedback program for mid-career artists of his own design. Here, he speaks candidly about the project’s impact, what worked and what didn’t.

The Big Numbers

Number of Grants in the Center’s History

Project & Advancement Grants

Pew Fellowships