TCA Exhibit: Monster Stories

Date: September 14, 2018 - January 5, 2019

Tempe Center for the Arts
700 W. Rio Salado Pkwy., Tempe, AZ 85281
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Phone: (480) 350-2822



The Monster Stories exhibition celebrates the 200th anniversary of the novel, Frankenstein, by exploring the monster genre in popular culture, literature, mythology and the idea of the “other” 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 Gallery at TCA 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?”

Sept 14 | Free Public Reception 

Sept 28 | Spooky Stories
Join storytellers Kyle Mitchell, Joe Ray and Liz Warren for a night of hair-raising tales.

Oct 26 | Movie on the EDGE: Young Frankenstein 
Live music, local brews at the beer garden and a showing of the 1974 Mel Brooks and Gene Wilder classic film.

Nov 3 | Monster Lab Arts & Sciences Family Workshop 
Maker stations from ASU, City of Tempe and Xico, Inc. Features DIY robotics, printmaking demonstrations and a last chance to wear your Halloween costume.

Nov 30 | Movie on the EDGE: Nightmare Before Christmas 
Enjoy live music, wear your favorite pajamas and meet stop-motion animator Rich Zim at a showing of the 1993 Tim Burton film.

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