Sunday Docent Tours
February 2 & 16, March 1 & 15, and April 5 & 19 | 2:00pm
No reservation required. Docent tours will meet at the front desk.
The Art of Looking Tours
Wednesdays, February 12 & 26, March 11 & 25, and April 1 & 8 2:00–3:30 p.m.
$5/program (FREE for members)
Facilitators: Flo Gelo, Associate Professor, Family, Community, and Preventive Medicine, Drexel University; Hildy Tow, Robert McNeil, Jr. Curator of Education, Woodmere Art Museum
The Art of Looking will help make your experiences with art more meaningful. Each meeting will focus on a different artwork. The program is designed to engage sensory perceptions, explore your thoughts and feelings in a safe environment, and learn more about yourself. Tours are designed for participants to attend any one session or as a series.
FEBRUARY 29, MARCH 28 & APRIL 25
$10/FAMILY (FREE WITH FAMILY MEMBERSHIP)
Grandparents, parents, aunts, uncles, cousins: tour Woodmere’s galleries together with younger members of your family. Share your observations, thoughts, and insights in this special family program.
Schedule a tour for your group of seven or more with Woodmere docents. Advance reservations are required. There is a flat fee of $30 per docent (up to fifteen adults per docent). There is an additional charge for extra docents. Please contact the Education department three weeks in advance at 267-691-0725.
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
PhilARTdelphia School Programs
Woodmere’s educational programs engage school age audiences with art, and artmaking that offer a multitude of ways to develop critical thinking skills, experience Woodmere’s stellar collection, and celebrate the arts of Philadelphia. Call 267-691-0725 for information.
ARTZ Philadelphia at Woodmere
Special programs for visitors with dementia and their care partners, friends, and family.
Fridays, February 28, March 20, and April 24 | 11:00 am
FREE; pre-registration required
ARTZ Philadelphia and Woodmere offer informal, interactive programs for visitors with dementia through interactions with artworks and opportunities for self-expression. The programs are facilitated by ARTZ Philadelphia Director Dr. Susan Shifrin, an art historian, independent curator, and arts accessibility advocate. Pre-registration is required to ensure an intimate, comfortable experience enjoyable for all.
Programs are limited to six to eight visitors plus their care partners. Contact Dr. Shifrin at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 610-721-1606 to learn more about ARTZ Philadelphia or to pre-register for a tour. Registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.