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In Conversation: Susanna Gold & Barbara Bullock
Speakers: Susanna W. Gold, PhD, guest curator of Africa in the Arts of Philadelphia; Barbara Bullock, artist
Join Susanna W. Gold, PhD, and Barbara Bullock in a conversation about Bullock’s art and experiences at the Ile-Ife Black Humanitarian Center in North Philadelphia in the 1970s. There, Bullock interacted with artists Charles Searles and Twins Seven-Seven and was the director of the art department from 1971-75, building a strong community arts program. The conversation will include a discussion about the artists’ connections to Africa in the development of their artistic voices.
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Preregistration for this event is encouraged. Click here for tickets.
$15 ($10 members) | 3 pm
Member Reciprocal Offer:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
Friday, March 6–Sunday, March 8, 2020
Woodmere and Brandywine River Museum of Art have teamed up to give our members a treat! From March 6-8, Woodmere members get free general admission to the Brandywine River Museum of Art and Brandywine’s members-only land preserves, Laurels Preserve in Coatesville, and Waterloo Mills in Devon. Woodmere members will also receive a 10% discount in the Museum Shop and the Millstone Cafe.
Click here for information on Brandywine’s hours and directions.
Teacher Workshop:
Discovering Connections: From Nigeria to Philadelphia
Two Saturdays; March 7 and 14
This two-part workshop is designed to enrich teaching in world cultures and contemporary art. It begins at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology on March 7 and concludes one week later at Woodmere, where we examine the exhibition, Africa in the Arts of Philadelphia. For more details, visit our Teacher Resources page.
$30 (registration required) | 10 am | Click here to register
Classical Saturdays presents:
Tempesta di Mare: A French Experience
Musician: Adam Pearl, harpsichord
The French Baroque harpsichord repertoire is known for its unique delicacy and beauty. Adam Pearl performs harpsichord solos from the late baroque period by Balbastre (harpsichord teacher to Thomas Jefferson’s daughters while in Paris), Forqueray, Duphly, and Royer, and talks about why this music lives as viscerally today as it did centuries ago.
$25 ($15 members) | 5 pm | Click here for tickets
ARTZ Philadelphia @ Woodmere
Meets monthly: March 20, April 23 (Thursday), May 29, June 26, July 24
ARTZ Philadelphia and Woodmere offer informal, interactive programs for visitors with dementia through interactions with artworks and opportunities for self-expression. The programs are facilitated by ARTZ Philadelphia Director Dr. Susan Shifrin, an art historian, independent curator, and arts accessibility advocate. For reservations, contact Susan Shifrin at shifrin@artzphilly.org or (610) 721.1606. For more information about ARTZ Philadelphia at Woodmere, click here.
Free (preregistration required) | 11 am
Family Circus Festival: Juggling Color
Bring the family to Woodmere for an afternoon full of circus arts fun! From noon-2pm enjoy artmaking and storytelling activities while mime artists and stilt walkers from the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts roam the galleries. At 2:15pm, The Little Circus performs a fun-loving act about color and the magic of circus arts! For more details about Family Happenings at the museum, click here.
Suggested donation $5/adult | 12 pm
Lecture: Textile Treasures of the African Continent
Lecturer: Jade Papa, curator, Jefferson University-East Falls
Join Jefferson University textile and costume curator Jade Papa for a presentation on the extensive collection of African textiles at the University. She will discuss the functionality and cultural significance of these textiles combined with a show-and-tell of the tools used to create them.
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Preregistration for this event is encouraged. Click here for tickets.
$15 ($10 members) | 1 pm
Classical Saturdays presents:
Curtis at Woodmere
Musician: Daniel Hsu, piano
Daniel Hsu will perform Franz Liszt’s powerful and emotional, Sonata in B Minor, considered by many to be his ultimate masterpiece. Hsu will also perform Schumann’s Kinderszenen (“Scenes from Childhood”), Op. 15, a set of thirteen pieces that convey the many moods of childhood memories.
$25 ($15 members) | 5 pm | Click here to purchase tickets
Friday Night Jazz
Fridays | 6 pm
Celebrate music at Woodmere on Friday evenings with exceptional jazz performers and amazing works of art!
Mar 06 | SOLD OUT
Mar 13 | Trumpet Meets Piano
Mar 20 | Linda Ronstadt Tribute
Mar 27 | Music of Sergio Mendes
$25 ($15 members)
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Upcoming Tours
Dates and times vary
Deepen your ability to make experiences with art more meaningful through a variety of tours and monthly programs including:
  • Sunday Docent Tours | Mar 15
  • The Art of Looking | Mar 11 & 25
  • Family Tours | Mar 28
To learn more about our education tours and programs, click here.
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