Posts Tagged ‘Woodmere Art Museum’

Reawakening The Colorful And Ornate Horn & Hardart

Reawakening The Colorful And Ornate Horn & Hardart

May 31, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Inga Saffron considers another Center City gem, historic protection sought for possible 19th century burial ground, the past and future of the Woodmere, and reaffirming the spatial context of war memorials > more

Martha Mayer Erlebacher, “Just In” At The Woodmere

Martha Mayer Erlebacher, “Just In” At The Woodmere

January 17, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Four decades of Figurative Realism on display in Chestnut Hill, City and state promise $35 million for public work in new Comcast build, two decades of work at Gorgas Park, and the Marriott settles in at the Navy Yard > more

Expansion At The Woodmere, Take 2

Expansion At The Woodmere, Take 2

November 26, 2013  |  News

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

Woodmere Expansion To Restore, Clarify, Connect

Woodmere Expansion To Restore, Clarify, Connect

November 14, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Chestnut Hill museum to hold design workshop, swindled Kensington residents hope for land bank, the ripples of Morgan Hall, art to crash the Kimmel Center, and condo conversion in Manayunk > more

Building And Preserving A

Building And Preserving A “House Of Wisdom”

November 26, 2012  |  The Shadow Knows

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