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Teacher Resources

Teacher Resources

Woodmere’s offers teacher workshops and resources designed to use the visual arts as a learning tool across all disciplines. Woodmere's mission to tell the story of Philadelphia's art and artists is particularly relevant to children growing up in this region.

 

UPCOMING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP
DISCOVERING CONNECTIONS: FROM NIGERIA TO PHILADELPHIA
POSTPONED | DATE TO BE DETERMINED
Woodmere Art Museum
$20 | 3 PA Hours

                                   

                    Bronze Plaque from Benin, Nigeria (Courtesy of the University                                  The Spirits of My Reincarnation Brothers and Sisters, 2006–7,             
of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology  and Anthropology)                                         by Twins Seven-Seven (Woodmere Art Museum: Museum
                                                                                         purchase with funds provided by Robert and Francis Kohler, 2018)

Two Philadelphia museums join together for this workshop, designed to  enrich teaching in world cultures and contemporary art.

Meet at Woodmere Art Museum to explore the exhibition, Africa in the Arts of Philadelphia. Utilize close looking and critical thinking skills to discover how artists explore their African heritage and experiences as African Americans in contemporary ways. 

The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology will present an overview of their African galleries and bring their artifact loan box and classroom materials for teaching world cultures at all levels.

Teachers will receive classroom materials related to the exhibit at Woodmere.

Registration is required. Please call: 215-247-0948 or click here

 

Resources

Edith Neff: Discovering a Story in Art

Student Activities: Discovering a Story