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Museum Store Labor Day Promotion
All members receive 20% off their entire purchase (in-store and online) from Thursday, September 2 until Sunday, September 5. Get a head start on your holiday shopping, or find the perfect gift for a birthday, engagement, wedding, or new home. Members can use the promo code LABORDAY21 at checkout.
To shop the online museum store, click here.
The Campaign to Save St. Michael’s Hall
We are extremely excited about Woodmere’s project to acquire, renovate, and sustain St. Michael’s Hall. We are currently in the due diligence phase of our agreement of sale with the Sisters of Saint Joseph. Woodmere appreciates the great showing of community support, and an update with further detail is forthcoming. To learn more, 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. Fall programs include ARTZ-Connect and Café for Care Partners. To learn more about these programs, click here.
Saturday Night Jazz Returns!
Saturdays through October 23
Woodmere and Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble’s partnership continues throughout the fall. Join us every Saturday evening for musical performances surrounded by beautiful artwork. September’s concerts feature the music of Nina Simone, Isaac Hayes, and George Benson. This month’s concerts will take place outdoors or indoors, depending on the weather. To see the full schedule and to purchase tickets, click here.
$25 ($15 members) | 5 & 7 pm
2021 Straw Maze: Update
Due to the potential spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant among unvaccinated children, Woodmere has made the difficult decision to cancel the Straw Maze this fall. While we will miss the interactive play the Straw Maze offers our youngest visitors, we continue to welcome families to explore all that Woodmere has to offer on our museum grounds year-round. Discover outdoor sculptures; a pollinator garden; a rot road; and La Cresta, Woodmere’s newest land art installation.
New Exhibition & Opening Reception:
Body Language: The Art of Larry Day
September 25 through January 23, 2022
Larry Day (1921–1998) was a distinguished painter and a dominant force in American art from the 1950s through the 1990s. Day will be celebrated in his centenary year with the exhibition Body Language: The Art of Larry Day, presented in three parts at Arcadia University, Woodmere Art Museum, and the University of the Arts. The exhibitions will explore Day’s singular contributions to the art of his time and the lasting power of his observations and imagination. The three-part exhibition will include work from the 1950s through the 1990s.
Free | 1- 4 pm | Click here to learn more.
We also invite you to attend the opening of Arcadia University’s exhibition, Larry Day: Absent Presence on Thursday, September 2 at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy a conversation with Ruth Fine in the Harrison Gallery followed by a reception outside the Spruance Art Center. To learn more, click here.
Learn & Create: Upcoming Adult Art Classes & Workshops
Art classes for adults begin in September. Students can explore their creativity in a variety of mediums and topics, including classes in oil and acrylic painting, watercolor, drawing, outdoor landscape painting, representation, and abstraction.
Click here to review course listings and register today.
The Return of 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 celebrate the return of film at Woodmere, we invite you to enjoy a wine and cheese reception prior to the start of Fury on Tuesday, September 28.
$5 suggested donation | 7:30 pm
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