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Teacher and Family Resources

Woodmere offers family and teacher 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.

Teaching Resources

America Indivisible: The Art of Violet Oakley

Art & Literature: A Reflection of History

Edith Neff: Discovering a Story in Art

Discovering Connections: Africa in the Arts of Philadelphia

Storytelling and Critical Thinking Through the Narrative Art of Edith Neff

Student Activities: Discovering a Story

Teacher Workshop: Artmaking & Education Inspired by the Art of Barbara Bullock 
Art Educators: Elbrite Brown and Hildy Tow
Saturday, January 13| 10 am-1 pm | 3 PA hours 
Be inspired by the art projects and artworks of Barbara Bullock, one of the region's most notable and revered artists and educators. 
Enrich your students' artmaking experiences with new ways of seeing and transforming materials. Learn techniques for creating painted papers, combining abstraction with representation, and assembling 2-D and 3-D paper collages into portraits, creatures, pop-up books, and more. This workshop will reference the influence of African art and culture on Bullock's art and provide ideas for interdisciplinary activites. 
Demonstrations, studio practice, (materials provided), lesson plans, and a brief tour of Woodmere Art Museum's current exhibition, Barbara Bullock: Fearless Vision are included. 

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Learn & Create Workbooks







Conversation with Jerry Pinkney on A Place to Land: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Speech That Inspired a Nation

Musical Narrative: Minty: A Story of Young Harriet Tubman

Musical Narrative: Paul Revere's Ride: The Landlord's Tale

Musical Narrative: A Stowaway on Noah's Ark

Musical Narrative: I Want To Be

MLK, Jr. Day Family Program featuring members of Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble (recorded January 18, 2021)

MLK, Jr. Day Family Program featuring members of the Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble (recorded January 17, 2022)


Tours & School Programs

Woodmere's Outdoor Wonder (WOW) Self-Guided Tour

PhilARTdelphia, Woodmere's educational programs that use visual arts as a learning tool, is designed to introduce school-age audiences to the world of art, art appreciation, and art-making. Programs accommodate a diversity of learning styles and are designed for pre-school to high school students. Click here to learn more.


Woodmere Art Museum extends great thanks to the generous funders of our children's education programming:

Abington Neurological Associates


Connelly Foundation 

The Do Gooders 

Dwight V. Dowley Fund of the Philadelphia Foundation

Elliot's Vending Company, Inc.

The Anne M. and Philip H. Glatfelter, III Family Foundation

Hamilton Family Charitable Trust 

The Forrest & Frances Lattner Foundation 

Christian R. & Mary F. Lindback Foundation 

The Christopher Ludwick Foundation 

The Mill Spring Foundation 

The Robert L. McNeil, Jr. Fund at Woodmere

Glenna Stone Interior Design