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Woodmere Art Museum

9201 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118-2618
+1 215-247-0476
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At first glimpse, backward looking collection.

I look for my story whenever I visit a museum. The Barnes Museum features the work and dignified... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2018
James D
Gem in Chestnut Hill

A great little museum at Germantown and Bells Mill Road in a Victorian. Wonderful exhibits of... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
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9201 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118-2618
Chestnut Hill
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

I look for my story whenever I visit a museum. The Barnes Museum features the work and dignified perspectives of African American people that I found missing at the Woodmere. Instead, in my short one hour visit, my granddaughters and I viewed and read the...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

A great little museum at Germantown and Bells Mill Road in a Victorian. Wonderful exhibits of Philadelphia artists. Recent exhibit of Violet Oakley works was outstanding. Today saw Jerry Pinkney pieces highlighting MLK, Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, as well as legend John Henry,are found in...More

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Reviewed 1 February 2018

....and that philosophy held true of our recent visit to the Woodmere Museum. I had not known much about Violet Oakley before coming here; left with a huge respect for her as an artist and a female trailblazer in so many areas. The museum is...More

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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

The Woodmere Museum always offers an excellent assortment of paintings and other artwork created by artists from the 1800s to the present. The galleries range from small and intimate to a large rotunda with balcony, giving visitors many opportunities to explore the varied exhibits. Most...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

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

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Reviewed 9 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 2 October 2017

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

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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

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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.

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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

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