Posts Tagged ‘Woodmere Art Museum’

Expansion At The Woodmere, Take 2

Expansion At The Woodmere, Take 2

November 26, 2013  |  Art & Design

The Woodmere Art Museum's recharged its batteries and looks again to expansion. Only this time, Brad Maule reports, the museum and its neighbors seem to be on the same page as Chestnut Hill native Matthew Baird comes on board as architect > more

Building And Preserving A

Building And Preserving A “House Of Wisdom”

November 26, 2012  |  Architecture

The Shadow is all over this slender beauty at 17th and Locust, the original home of artist Violet Oakley's mural "Building the House of Wisdom." When the house's interior architecture and the mural were threatened in 1927, preservationists rallied to save it > more