N o v e m b e r

Starting November 1, proof of vaccination or proof of a negative COVID test within the past 72 hours is required for entry into the museum. Visitors are required to wear a mask while inside the museum regardless of vaccination status, and social distancing is highly encouraged.
If you’re not feeling well or are experiencing COVID-like symptoms on the day of a ticketed event, please call the Museum front desk to receive a full refund.
We encourage using the free app Bindle to easily and securely store your COVID test results and vaccine records as a private way to share information upon entry to the Museum.
Woodmere Art Museum Acquires Saint Michael’s Hall
Woodmere Art Museum acquired the property known as Saint Michael’s Hall in a real estate transaction with the Sisters of Saint Joseph on October 28, 2021. Woodmere greatly appreciates the generous showing of community support that makes possible this exciting new chapter in the trajectory of the institution.
Upcoming Lectures & Events
On Larry Day: A Conversation with Phong Bui
Participants: Phong Bui, artistic director, The Brooklyn Rail; Ruth Fine, retired Curator of Special Projects in Modern Art, National Gallery of Art and widow of Larry Day; Sid Sachs, Director for Exhibitions, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, UARTS; Richard Torchia, Director of Exhibitions, Arcadia University; and William R. Valerio, The Patricia Van Burgh Allison Director and CEO, Woodmere Art Museum
Enjoy a conversation on the art and legacy of Larry Day moderated by Phong Bui, an artist, writer, and co-founder of The Brooklyn Rail. While studying at University of the Arts, Phong Bui attended many critiques and discussions by Larry Day. He will be joined by Ruth Fine and representatives from each of the three exhibition venues exhibiting Day’s work in abstraction, figuration, and the cityscape at University of the Arts, Woodmere Art Museum, and Arcadia University.
2 pm | Free
To register for this event, click here.
The Return of Friday Night Jazz
Fridays through December 17
Join us for evenings of musical performances surrounded by art. November’s concerts feature the music of Whitney Houston, Tina Turner, Duke Ellington, and Thelonious Monk. To see the full schedule, click here.
6-7:15 pm | $25 ($15 members)
To purchase tickets, click here.
Annual Meeting of Members
Woodmere Art Museum members are invited to join the 2021 Annual Meeting of Members. This virtual meeting will include a presentation from Director and CEO William Valerio, with an update on Woodmere’s project to renovate and sustain St. Michael’s Hall.
This is a free event offered online through Zoom. Registration is required. Registrants will receive a confirmation email with the Zoom meeting link.
6:30 pm | Free
To register, click here.
Ballantyne & Sasaki Play Beethoven:
Early, Middle, Late: Three Cello Sonatas
Lecturer: George Marriner Maull, artistic director, The Discovery Orchestra; educator and public television personality
Enjoy an evening of Beethoven with internationally recognized cellist, Scott Ballantyne, and pianist, Hiroko Sasaki. Beethoven revolutionized the art of music by creating the cello sonata. The composer’s unique musical and spiritual journey is demonstrated in this program with works from each of his major creative periods. The evening will begin at 5 pm with a special lecture on the music of Beethoven by Emmy nominee George Marriner Maull. Woodmere is grateful to Eric Haeker for the support of this concert.
6 pm (pre-concert lecture at 5 pm) | $25 ($15 members)
To buy tickets, click here.
Tuesday Nights at the Movies
Tuesdays through December 7
On Tuesday nights, Woodmere’s main gallery is transformed into an intimate setting for screenings of rare and underseen films as well as classics. Tuesday Nights at the Movies is presented with the Chesnut Hill Film Group and sponsored by the Chestnut Hill Local. To see the full schedule, click here.
7:30 pm | $5 suggested donation
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Holiday Store Opening
If you’re looking for a gift for Christmas, Hanukkah, Thanksgiving, or a holiday birthday, please stop by Woodmere’s holiday store and find the perfect present.
Special Members’ Promotion: Members who shop in person will receive 20% off one item. Valid Saturday, 11/13, and Sunday, 11/14.
Learn & Create
Kids Care Workshop
In this special class, students create artworks as holiday gifts for people who are homebound with chronic illnesses. Children will create mobiles and other artworks and learn how the gift of art can enrich someone’s life. Artworks will be on display in the Millard Children’s Gallery from Nov 13-Dec 19 and then delivered along with meals provided by MANNA (Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance).
Nov 6 | 10 am | $30 per child
To register, click here.
ARTZ-Philadelphia Events at Woodmere
ARTZ-Philadelphia and Woodmere offer engaging online programs for people living with dementia and their care partners through interactions with artworks. Novembers programs include ARTZ-Connect and Café for Care Partners.
To learn more about these programs, click here.
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