Woodmere Art Museum http://wrti.org en Woodmere Art Museum Engages Community To Help Plan Future http://wrti.org/post/woodmere-art-museum-engages-community-help-plan-future <p></p><p>A prominent Philadelphia art museum in Chestnut Hill is moving ahead with expansion plans. As WRTI's Jim Cotter reports, a meeting with local community members this week will help shape the future of the institution.</p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 15:52:18 +0000 Jim Cotter 6671 at http://wrti.org Woodmere Art Museum Engages Community To Help Plan Future Tapping Into Regional Traditions: Woodmere's Annual Juried Exhibition http://wrti.org/post/tapping-regional-traditions-woodmeres-annual-juried-exhibition <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">The Woodmere Art Museum in Chestnut Hill has an enviable collection of art in the realist tradition, from the 1800s to the present. It also has a renowned annual juried show which, this year, as WRTI’s Jim Cotter reports, is dedicated to local, cutting-edge art.</p><p><a href="http://www.wrti.org/post/temple-keyboard-professor-discovers-new-old-music" style="font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);"><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;"><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">In Front of Strangers, I Sing</em></strong></a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">: The 72nd Annual Woodmere Museum Juried Exhibition curated by Dona Nelson and Rubens Genoff runs through September 1, 2013.</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 11:36:07 +0000 Jim Cotter 6349 at http://wrti.org Tapping Into Regional Traditions: Woodmere's Annual Juried Exhibition Woodmere's Annual Juried Exhibition Taps Into Regional Traditions http://wrti.org/post/woodmeres-annual-juried-exhibition-taps-regional-traditions-0 <p></p><p>The Woodmere Art Museum in Chestnut Hill has an enviable collection of art in the realist tradition, from the 1800s to the present. It also has a renowned annual juried show which, this year, as WRTI’s Jim Cotter reports, is dedicated to local, cutting-edge art.</p><p><a href="http://www.wrti.org/post/temple-keyboard-professor-discovers-new-old-music"><strong><em>In Front of Strangers, I Sing</em></strong></a>: The 72nd Annual Woodmere Museum Juried Exhibition curated by Dona Nelson and Rubens Genoff runs through September 1, 2013.</p><p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 15:30:18 +0000 Jim Cotter 6194 at http://wrti.org Woodmere's Annual Juried Exhibition Taps Into Regional Traditions Woodmere's Annual Juried Exhibition Taps Into Regional Traditions http://wrti.org/post/woodmeres-annual-juried-exhibition-taps-regional-traditions <p></p><p>The <a href="http://woodmereartmuseum.org/exhibitioncategory/current/" target="_blank"><strong>Woodmere Art Museum</strong></a> in Chestnut Hill has an enviable collection of art in the realist tradition, from the 1800s to the present. It also has a renowned annual juried show which, this year, as WRTI’s Jim Cotter reports, is dedicated to local, cutting-edge art. <strong>In Front of Strangers, I Sing: the 72nd Annual Woodmere Museum Juried Exhibition</strong> curated by Dona Nelson &nbsp;and Rubens Genoff runs through September 1, 2013.</p><p></p><p></p><p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 18:59:03 +0000 Jim Cotter 6000 at http://wrti.org Woodmere's Annual Juried Exhibition Taps Into Regional Traditions Jazz: Uniting Nations At The Woodmere Art Museum http://wrti.org/post/jazz-uniting-nations-woodmere-art-museum <p></p><p>Music Lives at the Woodmere Art Museum in Chestnut Hill, where, as WRTI's Jim Cotter reports, the role of jazz in the history of the United Nations is being celebrated - close to&nbsp;where the UN’s Headquarters might&nbsp;have been.</p><p><a href="http://issuu.com/woodmereartmuseum/docs/thepromiseofpeace/13" target="_blank"><strong>Take a look at the Promise Of Peace: Violet Oakley's United Nations Portraits at the Woodmere Art Museum.</strong></a></p><p></p><p><strong><em>A United Nations Jazz Jam: Musicians from Around the World,</em> April 26th, 6 to 8 pm at the Woodmere Art Museum. </strong>Performers include Yoomi Kwan (Korea, on cello); Rosie Langabeer (New Zealand), on accordion and piano); Atiba (Trinidad, on steel drums); Gloria Galante (Italy, on harp); Qin-Qian (China, on Erhu); Koki Soul (French Canadian, guitar/percussion/vocals); Phyllis Hadad (Brazil, on piano) and Moguane Mahloeoe (South Africa, on percussion).</p><p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 10:02:00 +0000 Jim Cotter 5379 at http://wrti.org Jazz: Uniting Nations At The Woodmere Art Museum In Recital! Tenor Perry Brisbon with Pianist Oxana Harlamova http://wrti.org/post/recital-tenor-perry-brisbon-pianist-oxana-harlamova <p>Join us this Saturday at 5 pm for <em>In Recital - </em>an occasional series of programs recorded in the WRTI performance studio.&nbsp; Always exciting, Jill Pasternak hosts the recitalists&nbsp;in a one-on-one discussion, followed by an in-studio performance.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 08 Nov 2012 22:12:01 +0000 Jack Moore 4693 at http://wrti.org In Recital! Tenor Perry Brisbon with Pianist Oxana Harlamova Jazz Vocalist Denise King Sings Sarah Vaughan: October 21st at 8 pm on WRTI http://wrti.org/post/jazz-vocalist-denise-king-sings-sarah-vaughan-october-21st-8-pm-wrti <p>Recorded live at Woodmere Art Museum in Chestnut Hill, this program features vocalist Denise King, fresh off of her European tour, delivering a "sassy" tribute to Sarah Vaughan: The First Lady Of Jazz.&nbsp; Tune in to hear Ms. King sing classic tunes such as "Misty," "Perdido," "If I Were A Bell," and "Teach Me Tonight." Personell: Denise King, vocals; Aaron Graves, piano; Lee Smith, bass; Khary Shiheed, drums<br> Fri, 19 Oct 2012 19:27:05 +0000 WRTI Staff 4602 at http://wrti.org Jazz Vocalist Denise King Sings Sarah Vaughan: October 21st at 8 pm on WRTI Month of Moderns--Juried Show at Woodmere Art Museum--Kensington's Arts Scene--Penn Treaty Park http://wrti.org/post/month-moderns-juried-show-woodmere-art-museum-kensingtons-arts-scene-penn-treaty-park <p>David Patrick Stearns previews The Month of Moderns - a series of concerts by the chamber choir The Crossing.</p> <p>Susan Lewis explores the Woodmere Art Museum's 69th Annual Juried Exhibition.</p> <p>We have two reports from the Kensington section of Philadelphia:</p> <p>Jason Peifer previews this weekend's Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby in Philadelphia. In conjunction with the Trenton Avenue Arts Festival, the event highlights the growing arts scene in the Kensington neighborhood.</p> <p>Tom Keels takes us to Penn Treaty Park. The site celebrates a late 17th-century agreement between William Penn and local Native Americans that made possible the founding of Pennsylvania.</p> Thu, 14 May 2009 16:09:00 +0000 David Patrick Stearns & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer & Tom Keels 2130 at http://wrti.org Month of Moderns--Juried Show at Woodmere Art Museum--Kensington's Arts Scene--Penn Treaty Park Joyce Lindorff--Woodmere Art Museum's Juried Show--Germantown "History Hunters"--Fulton Opera House http://wrti.org/post/joyce-lindorff-woodmere-art-museums-juried-show-germantown-history-hunters-fulton-opera-house <p>Jim Cotter speaks with harpsichordist and Temple University music professor Joyce Lindorff. A celebration of early keyboard music she's helped organize culminates with a concert featuring music from 18th-century Philadelphia this weekend.</p> <p>Susan Lewis looks at the Woodmere Art Museum's <em>Contemporary Voices: The 69th Annual Juried Exhibition </em>in the Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia.</p> <p>Tom Keels explores the cooperation between Germantown's historic sites and the local school district that has made thousands of students into "History Hunters."</p> <p>We listen again to Jason Peifer's exploration of the rich history of the Fulton Opera House in Lancaster--the nation's oldest operating theater.</p> Sat, 14 Mar 2009 14:59:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Tom Keels & Jason Peifer 2099 at http://wrti.org Joyce Lindorff--Woodmere Art Museum's Juried Show--Germantown "History Hunters"--Fulton Opera House Arts & Culture Gary Steuer--Philadelphia Orchestra Tour--Missing Masters--Bristol Riverside Theatre http://wrti.org/post/arts-culture-gary-steuer-philadelphia-orchestra-tour-missing-masters-bristol-riverside-theatre <p>As the economic downturn continues to bite, we speak with the City of Philadelphia's Chief Cultural Officer, Gary Steuer. Public forums are being held to get community input on the city's approach to arts and culture.</p> <p>David Patrick Stearns reports on the final week of The Philadelphia Orchestra's tour of Europe and the Canary Islands.</p> <p>We mark Black History Month by revisiting Susan Lewis' look at <em>In Search of Missing Masters</em>, a show of African-American Art at the Woodmere Art Museum in the Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia.</p> <p>Jason Peifer visits the Bristol Riverside Theatre in Bucks County as it opens <em>What You Will,</em> a hip-hop interpretation of William Shakespeare's <em>Twelfth Night.</em></p> Sat, 14 Feb 2009 15:03:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 2083 at http://wrti.org Arts & Culture Gary Steuer--Philadelphia Orchestra Tour--Missing Masters--Bristol Riverside Theatre