Family Happenings

Family Happenings

Explore Woodmere as a family and discover the adventure and fun of the Museum’s interactive family programs. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Admission to the Museum is free to parents and guardians whose children participate in family happenings.

Art and Storytelling Ages 3–5, with adult 
Sundays, November 5, December 3, and January 7 | 11:00 am-Noon 

Introduce your preschoolers to the enjoyment of art through stories and artmaking. Young visitors and their grown-ups enjoy reading picture books in the galleries, followed by an art project. Come back each month to hear a new tale and make something special to take home! Accompanying adult required.

Martin luther king jr. Day Festival - All Ages
Monday, January 15 | Noon - 4pm 

Join Woodmere for a day of commemorating Dr. King and other civil rights heroes, and participate in the following activities:

Artmaking and Storytelling | Noon - 2pm

Listen to stories about Dr. King and others who fought for freedom and civil rights, and create an art project commemorating these American heroes.

Denise Valentine, Storyteller | 3pm

Denise Valentine pays tribute to the messages of Dr. King and performs traditional folktales and songs that illustrate the importance of family, community, and good character. her stories are flavored with colorful people, talking animals, humor, suspense and action, all brought to life with music and movement.

Letter Writing Project | Ongoing

Philly Children's March (PCM) brings to life the words and activism of Dr. King to inspire children and their families to write letters to Philadelphia Mayor James Kenney. PCM is an interracial network of families talking, playing, and rising up for racial justice.