The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program is currently hosting world-famous Dutch artists Jeroen Koolhaas and Dre Urhahn, the duo known as Haas&Hahn, for a year-long artist residency to create their first permanent art installations in North America, Philly Painting. Join Mural Arts Program Executive Director Jane Golden in welcoming Dre Urhahn, as they discuss this exciting new project and...
Looking for help with citations? There’s a guide for that! Through Temple, you can also sign up for Refworks, a program that lets you store, manage, and format your bibliography as you research. Stop by the Paley reference desk if you have questions about getting started. Original mage from xkcd.
See more photos of Dick Clark, provided by the Urban Archives. Also read about American Bandstand at the Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia.
Third Annual Tyler School of Art Foundations/Paley Library Book Give Away and Artists and Authors Lecture Stop by the Paley Library Circulation Desk during the week of April 16 and receive your own copy of Ellen Harvey’s New York Beautification Project. Every day from Monday, April 16 to Friday, April 20, the first 20 patrons to request a book and show their Temple ID to Library Circulation...
Baseball season is upon us! In honor of yesterday’s win against the Pittsburgh Pirates, here’s a photo from the Urban Archives: Phillies pitchers Sylvester Johnson, Curt Davis, Euel Moore, and Phil Collins. Maybe the Phantastic Four of 1935?
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Did you know that April is National Poetry Month? Here’s a list of ways to celebrate and a poem to get you started: April Rain Song Let the rain kiss you Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops Let the rain sing you a lullaby The rain makes still pools on the sidewalk The rain makes running pools in the gutter The rain plays a little sleep song on our roof at night And I...
It’s April Fools Day, and the Internet is full of pranks! If you missed any (such as 8-bit Google Maps, seen above), check out this recap on Lifehacker. Even the British Library got into the spirit.