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Woodmere Art Museum

9201 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118-2618
+1 215-247-0476
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Amazing exhibit- do not miss it!

A friend and I recently visited the Woodmere Art Museum to see the Violet Oakley exhibit. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
teachme2read
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The Violet Oakley Exhibit is a Must-See!

We had not been to the Woodmere for several years before our visit yesterday. Once again, we would... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
GreenUnicorn
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Southern NJ
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  • Average7%
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9201 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118-2618
Chestnut Hill
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend and I recently visited the Woodmere Art Museum to see the Violet Oakley exhibit. The Woodmere always has interesting and informative presentations, and it did not disappoint this time! The exhibit has about 150 pieces, most of them quite large. All of them...More

Thank teachme2read
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We had not been to the Woodmere for several years before our visit yesterday. Once again, we would suggest going on a Sunday, as admission is free on Sundays. Woodmere has put together an outstanding exhibition, A Grand Vision: Violet Oakley and the American Renaissanc,...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

If you are in Chestnut Hill, it is worth a visit. Interesting shows. Friday eve music. Nice gift shop.

Thank LafayetteHill
Reviewed 19 June 2017

The Woodmere Art Museum focuses on local Philadelphia artists, but has quite a variety of exhibits, ranging from modern pieces to 18th-century portraits and some great Hudson River School paintings, and even an exhibition of art from a local elementary school! It's not large -...More

Thank cirthanis
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Smaller uncrowded museum featuring a fine collection of local artists and changing special exhibits. Parking on sight. Very good gift shop highlighting work by local crafters and jewelry. Lesser known gem in Phil. region.

Thank reelwise
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Woodmere houses a treasure trove of Philadelphia Artistic History. Its soul purpose is to expose the general public to the lives of creative Philadelphians who have contributed their talents to record the city's history in uniquely artistic mediums. There is a permanent exhibition and there...More

Thank mgkmarkr
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We went specifically for the Jerry Pinkney exhibit - having met his daughter over breakfast at the Chestnut Hill Hotel! We were on our way home and stopped for a quick hello and stayed for an hour. We will go back to this spot. Sunday...More

Thank Vicki H
Reviewed 16 February 2017

WAM is a beautiful quaint museum! Very NIce program for African American History Month, I enjoyed the program with my entire family!

Thank Cyrene H
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Woodmere is not your typical art museum because it focuses on exhibiting the creative work produced exclusively by Philadelphia artists. By doing so, the museum not only tells the stories of these very talented individuals is also the history of Philadelphia. The museum has new...More

Thank mgkmarkr
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We visited Woodmere to see the special exhibition of John Mosley photography which was fascinating. Through his great photos we learned a lot about Philadelphia and the Philadelphia African American community the 1940's to 1960's. We also viewed another fascinating exhibit showing "The Night Before...More

Thank crkoer
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