Ages 6 and up
Saturdays, October 26, November 23
11:00 a.m. – noon
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.
Sunday Docent Tours
October 6 and 20; November 3 and 17; December 8
No reservation required. Docent tours will meet at the front desk.
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 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Art of Looking
5 sessions: Wednesdays, October 16 & 30, November 13 & 20, December 4
Facilitators: Flo Gelo, Associate Professor, Family, Community, and Preventive Medicine, Drexel University; Hildy Tow, Robert McNeil, Jr. Curator of Education, Woodmere Art Museum
$5/program (FREE for members)
Register by phone at 267-691-0725, or at the door the day of the tour.
The Art of Looking will deepen your ability to make experiences with art more meaningful. Each meeting will focus on a different artwork. The tours are designed to engage sensory perceptions and to explore your thoughts and feelings in a safe and fun environment.
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, October 18, November 15
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 email@example.com 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.