Tempe events: Opening of Monster Stories Exhibition at TCA

Author: Nancy

Posted on: September 11, 2018
Last updated on: September 17th, 2018 at 12:39 pm


Tempe events include the opening reception of the new exhibition, Monster Stories at the Gallery at Tempe Center for the Arts from 6-9 p.m. on September 14, 2018.  The reception is free and open to the public.

Monster Stories celebrates the 200th anniversary of the novel, Frankenstein, by exploring the monster genre in pop culture, literature, mythology in society. Mary Shelley’s groundbreaking work continues to spark relevant discussions about science, technology and humanity. Inspired by the ongoing popularity of the genre, the exhibition features works from local and national artists, toys and memorabilia from private collections, and a range of public programs that reflect on timeless questions such as “who is the real monster?”

Exhibiting artists include Manny Burruel, Anne Coe, Fausto Fernandez, Matthew Hoelscher, Molly Idle, Chuck Jones, Ed Kennefick and Joe Ray. Also featured are works by Enrique Arciniega Campos, Earl Staley and Bob Camblin, Allan Otho Smith, Enrique Chagoya, Alejandro Colunga and David Botello from the ASU Art Museum. Special collection pieces are courtesy of Dr. Larry and Holley Thompson, Mike McEwin, Emmett Potter and  the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity.

For more information on Monster Stories and the and additional events held in conjunction with the exhibition, visit https://www.tempetourism.com/event/tca-exhibit-monster-stories.

Tempe’s calendar is full of exciting events this week. See what’s happening below and view a complete listing of Tempe events, or call (480) 894-8158 for more information.

For a listing of live music venues in Tempe, visit www.tempetourism.com/things-todo/arts-culture/live-music.

September 11: 15th Annual Tempe Healing Field
Tempe Beach Park

September 11: An Evening with Ken Burns
Tempe Center for the Arts

September 12: O.A.R. Just Like Paradise Tour
The Marquee

September 13: JJ Grey & Mofro
The Marquee

September 13-16: Flip Orley
Tempe Improv Comedy Theatre

September 13-22Stray Cat Theatre presents: THE ANTIPODES
Tempe Center for the Arts

September 14: Monster Stories Exhibition Public Reception
Gallery at TCA

September 14: Carmela Ramirez
Tempe Marketplace

September 14: EDGE Happy Hour: Banana Gun
Tempe Center for the Arts

September 15: EDGE Happy Hour: WOLFZiE
Tempe Center for the Arts

September 15: People Who Could Fly
Tempe Marketplace

September 15-October 14Childsplay presents Charlotte’s Web
Herberger Theater Center Stage West, Phoenix

September 15: Her Soul Story presents: “My Honorable Truth”
Tempe Center for the Arts

Through December 31: Dino Explorer
LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Arizona


Monster Stories exhibition at TCA

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