J a n u a r y
Leaving this Month:
George Biddle: The Art of American Social Conscience
Printing As Prologue: Recent Work by Allan Edmunds
This is your last chance to see the art of George Biddle: The Art of American Social Conscience and Printing as Prologue: Recent Work by Allan Edmunds at Woodmere.
A closing reception for both exhibitions will be held on
Thursday, January 19 from 6-8 pm;
with a Gallery Talk by Allan Edmunds at 7pm.
Both exhibitions close on January 22, 2023.
Woodmere in the News
12/28 Inquirer : The world of painter George Biddle is on view at Woodmere, along with promises of a future exhibit featuring his ‘lost’ Nuremberg drawings.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Family Festival
Celebrate the words and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr with an afternoon of artmaking activities, storytelling, and dance. From noon-2pm, children will learn about the courage, strength, and determination of Dr. King and many others who struggled for freedom and civil rights.
At 2 pm, participate in an interactive program with Hip Hop Fundamentals, a break-dancing group that teaches about student involvement in the Civil Rights Movement through dance, audience participation, and activities. Students will learn how non-violent action helped end segregation and experience the power of unity and diversity.
12 -2 pm: Storytelling and Artmaking
2 -3 pm: Hip Hop Fundamentals
Register for Winter Studio Classes
Woodmere’s studio classes are taught by professional Philadelphia artists and educators. Explore your creativity and develop your artistic voice with classes in representational and abstract painting and drawing in a variety of mediums. Check out a new workshop that introduces the art of industrial design.
For more information, click here.
A Message from the Museum Store
Many thanks to all of my customers for a very successful holiday season.
Best Wishes for a Happy New Year filled with much Good Health, Happiness,
Peace & Serenity.
Stephen Kerzner
Director of Museum Store
Film & Music
Tuesday Nights at the Movies:
Special January Screenings
Jan 10 & Jan 17
7:30 pm
Tuesday Night at the Movies presents the 50th year of rare and unseen films as well as classics. Sponsored by The Chestnut Hill Local. with two special screenings in January. Tuesday Night at the Movies will continue in February beginning Feb. 21.
For more information, click here.
Pianist Marja Kaisla: An Evening of Liszt, Brahms, Debussy, and Stravinksy
Enjoy an evening filled with virtuosity and excitement with Marja Kaisla’s performance of Franz Liszt’s Spanish Rhapsody, Johannes Brahms’s Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Händel,  Claude Debussy’s Estampes, and Igor Stravinsky’s Petrucshka.
Born in Helsinki, Finland, Marja Kaisla is an avid chamber musician, recitalist and orchestra soloist who has performed extensively in Europe and the United States, having had her Carnegie Hall debut in 2005. Among her many accomplishments, Ms. Kaisla co-founded the Philadelphia Foundation for World Music and Arts, an advocacy organization promoting the arts and social harmony.
6 pm- 7 pm | $25 ($15 members)
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Pianist Marja Kaisla: An Evening of Shubert
The concert on Jan. 21st will transport you into the sublime beauty and contemplation of Franz Shubert’s 6 Moments Musicaux Op.94 Sonata B flat Major (D960).
6 pm- 7 pm | $25 ($15 members)
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Coming Soon: Friday Night Jazz begins February 24
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