May 2023
Showery Afternoon, date unknown, by Martha Walter (Woodmere Art Museum: Bequest of Dorothy J. del Bueno, 2020)
now on view as part of Kidding Around: Children in Art from Woodmere’s Collection
Check Out the Dates in May that Offer Double the Fun…
and Don’t Forget Kidding Around:
Mother’s Day is May 14th!
Woodmere Art Museum Store wants to help make Mother’s Day EXTRA special this year. From Wednesday, May 10th through Sunday, May 14th, Members will receive 20% off everything in the store!
Become a Woodmere Member and get 20% off your entire purchase. Join TODAY!
**Current Members will receive an online
PROMO CODE by email.
Please join us in extending our best wishes to Stephen Kerzner, Director of the Museum Store, who will be leaving the Woodmere on May 31st… be sure to stop in to say farewell to Stephen who has been at Woodmere for 16 years!
May 7 | 11AM – 12NOON
Ages 3-5 with Adult | FREE
Children will focus on one artwork, read a related story picture book, and create an art project with their adult companion.
May 7 | 1PM-3PM | FREE
Woodmere is delighted to welcome Bluejay aka Barbara Michalski, for an afternoon playing traditional Lenape games such as Jackstraws, Mamantickan, and more!
May 13 | 11AM – 12:30PM | FREE
Artist Marta Sanchez brings the Mexican tradition of Cascarones to Woodmere to celebrate Mother’s Day. Children will decorate eggshells filled with confetti to create their own Cascarones and enjoy the fun tradition of cracking them over their mom’s and others’ heads to bring good fortune.
May 1 | 2PM | FREE
Take a deep dive into this intimate presentation of works that elicit different sensations up close and from a distance, this exhibition offers surprise and appeals to the intellect and to emotions in equal measure.
with Flo Gelo, associate professor, Department of Family, Community, and Preventive Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine; Hildy Tow, the Robert L. McNeil, Jr. Curator of Education, Woodmere Art Museum.
May 22 | 2-3:30PM | FREE
The Fatal Wounding of Sir Philip Sidney, 1806, by Benjamin West (Woodmere Art Museum: Bequest of Charles Knox Smith)
The Art of Looking is a program that will deepen your ability to engage with art by focusing on one artwork at a time.
Special programs online for people living with dementia and their care partners.
MAY 23 | 11 AM | FREE
Adult Art Classes & Workshops
Looking for a new activity this spring? Woodmere Art Museum has a robust selection of art classes for adults whether you are a novice or just want to “brush up” on your practice. From in-person Botanical Watercolor to Exploring Abstraction or an online Color Matters course, we have something for every palette!
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 Chestnut Hill Film Group and sponsored by the Chestnut Hill Local. Donations suggested; 7:30-9:30PM (doors open at 7PM).
Trouble in Paradise (1932 / 83 minutes) May 2
One Way Passage (1932 / 68 minutes) May 2
Bonnie and Clyde (1967 / 111 minutes) May 9
Music at Woodmere
WRTI is a partner for Music at Woodmere. Friday/ Saturday Night Jazz is offered in partnership with LifeLine Music Coalition.
The remainder of the Winter | Spring 2023 Friday Night Jazz performances are SOLD OUT!
Please check the website in early May for the Summer 2023 Saturday Night Jazz schedule which kicks off on June 3, 2023.
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