Guided Group Tours

Enjoy engaging tours of the permanent collection and current exhibitions led by Woodmere-trained docents. Advance reservations are required. 
Please contact the Education department three weeks in advance at 215-247-0948.

Tour Fees
In addition to the admission fee (members are free), there is a flat fee for guided tours of $25 per docent (up to 15 adults per docent). Visitors are welcome to linger in the galleries after their guided tour.

Sunday Docent Tours
First and third Sunday of every month, unless otherwise noted.  August 6; September 3 and 17; October 8 and 22; November 5 and 19; December 3 and 17; and January 7 and 21
No reservation required. Meet at the front desk. 

Docents on the Road
Docents visit your facility and bring Woodmere’s collection and exhibitions in a PowerPoint presentation designed to suit the interests of your community. For more information, contact the Education department at 215-247-0948 or

ARTZ Philadelphia at Woodmere - Special programs for visitors with dementia and their care partners, friends, and family.

Fridays, September 29, October 27, November 17 11:00am

FREE, pre-registration required.

ARTZ Philadelphia and Woodmere Art Museum offer informal, interactive programs for visitors living with dementia. The programs are facilitated by ARTZ Philadelphia director Dr. Susan Shifrin, an art historian, independent curator and art accessibility advocate. Learn more about ARTZ Philadelphia at htttps://

Pre-registration is required to ensure an intimate, comfortable experience that is enjoyable for all. Programs are limited to six to eight visitors plus their care partners. Contact Dr. Shifrin at Shifrin@artzphilly.or or 610-721-1606 to learn more about ARTZ Philadelphia or to pre-register for the program. Registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis.


Pennsylvania State Capitol

Friday, October 27, 8:30 am–6:00 pm

Guide: William Valerio, Patricia Van Burgh Allison Director and CEO, Woodmere Art Museum

$155 ($125 members), includes transportation and lunch

For more information and to reserve your space, call 215-247-0948.

Woodmere Director William Valerio will lead this tour of the spectacular murals by Violet Oakley in the Pennsylvania State Capitol building in Harrisburg. Includes lunch at a restaurant nearby.


Violet Oakley Murals Excursion: First Presbyterian Church in Germantown

Wednesday, November 1, 2:00 pm

Guide: Rachel McCay, Assistant Curator, Woodmere Art Museum

FREE; contributions to the FPCG Music Opportunity Fund are welcome

For more information and to reserve your space, call 215-247-0948.

Join Woodmere Assistant Curator Rachel McCay on a tour of Violet Oakley’s Great Women of the Bible murals in the Pastoral Aid Room of the First Presbyterian Church in Germantown. Known for her murals as well as her political activism for peace and women’s rights, Oakley chose “Great Women of the Bible” as her focus and completed them in 1949, at age seventy-five.