Lectures and Events
Gain new insight into the art and culture of Philadelphia with Woodmere’s engaging lectures and gallery talks. Hear from artists, art historians, professors, curators, and writers who offer new perspectives on the Museum’s collection, exhibitions, and related topics.
Occurs monthly; Fourth Wednesday each month
2 pm (Online via Zoom)
Facilitators: Flo Gelo, Associate Professor, Family, Community, and Preventive Medicine, Drexel University; Hildy Tow, Robert McNeil, Jr. Curator of Education, Woodmere Art Museum
This virtual program will deepen your ability to make experiences with art more meaningful. By focusing for an extended time on one artwork, the program engages your sensory perceptions and enables thoughts and impressions to evolve. Explore your thoughts and feelings in a fun environment that promotes dialogue with other participants.
The Art of Looking program will resume in September.
Artists' Talk: Celebrating La Cresta, a Land-sculpting Installation by Syd Carpenter and Steve Donegan
7 pm (in-person)
Enjoy a special, summer night experience of art and horticulture! Learn more about the Museum's new earth sculpture by listening to the latest episode of Diving Board, available wherever you get your podcasts!
Seeing the Story: A Conversation on Contemporary Illustration
Thursday, August 5
5:30 pm (Online via Zoom)
In this conversation, Wiesner will be joined by successful artists and illustrators, Kate Samworth, Jessica Abel, and Chenlin Cai for an in-depth look at the possibilities of illustration and how these artists are stretching the limits of their medium. Each artist will also share how the pandemic has impacted their work, and the interesting story of how this exhibition came together pre and post-shutdown.