Upcoming Exhibitions

Silent Conversations: The Paintings of Frances Galante

April 4 - June 7, 2015
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This exhibition highlights the atmospheric realist paintings of Frances Galante (born 1957), a much-loved artist who has taught at Woodmere for many years. Galante’s work reveals her virtuosity with color, light, and composition, as well as her interest in classical, … Learn More »

The Weight of Watercolor: The Art of Eileen Goodman

November 7, 2015 - February 4, 2016
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The Weight of Watercolor: The Art of Eileen Goodman will celebrate one of Philadelphia’s most respected realist painters and an innovator within the city’s long-established tradition of still life painting. The exhibition will include work spanning five decades of the artist’s career, … Learn More »

Frank Bramblett: No Intention

March 7 - June 21, 2015
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This career retrospective explores four decades of work by Frank Bramblett (born 1947), one of Philadelphia’s most admired artists and teachers. His work is rooted in the minimalist practices of the late 1960s and 1970s, and has evolved through … Learn More »

The Woodmere Annual: 74th Juried Exhibition

June 27, 2015 - September 7, 2015
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Woodmere Art Museum, the only institution devoted solely to the art and artists of Philadelphia, has organized the Woodmere Annual for over seventy years. Juried by one of Philadelphia’s distinguished artists, the Woodmere Annual explores the unique transformations that occur … Learn More »

Woodmere Welcomes Pope Francis: Biblical Art from the Permanent Collection

July 11 - October 18, 2015
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The Museum welcomes Pope Francis to Philadelphia with an exhibition of biblical art from the permanent collection. Throughout art history, biblical stories have directly or indirectly inspired artists of different cultures, ethnicities, backgrounds, and generations. Like the earliest Judaic and … Learn More »

Raymond Theel: Making a Big Impressionism

July 11 - November 1, 2015
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Making a Big Impressionism marks the first major exhibition of the work of Raymond Theel (1891–1952). A relatively obscure artist, Theel painted large-scale, impressionistic landscapes of his hometown in Jarrettown, Pennsylvania, and the surrounding area. Tragically, a fire in 1943 destroyed most of … Learn More »

Five Decades: Black Artists in Philadelphia, 1925-1976

September 26, 2015 - January 24, 2016
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This exhibition, to take place in the fall of 2015, will chronicle the history of African American artists in Philadelphia during the 51-year period bracketed by 1925, the year in which Alain Locke’s groundbreaking “The Legacy of the Ancestral Arts” was published, … Learn More »