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June 24, 2014

Woodmere Art Museum Showcases The Talent Of 50 Local Artists In The Woodmere Annual: 73rd Juried Exhibition, Through September 1

In Philly, we’re big fans of local food and beer — why not extend this close-to-home philosophy to local art? This summer, the Woodmere Art Museum’s latest exhibition celebrates the artistic talent hard at work right here in Philadelphia. On display now through September 1, The Woodmere Annual: 73rd Juried Exhibition showcases the work of […]

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March 18, 2014

Woodmere Art Museum In Chestnut Hill Debuts Jessie Drew-Bear: Stories and Dreams, This Saturday, March 22

This weekend, the lovely Woodmere Art Museum in Chestnut Hill unveils its latest exhibit, Jessie Drew-Bear: Stories and Dreams. This show celebrates the work of incredibly distinctive and prominent Philadelphia artist, Jessie Drew-Bear, who was nearly 60 years old before she discovered her talent. In 1938, the London native and Philly resident received a paint […]

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February 7, 2014

Woodmere Art Museum In Chestnut Hill Debuts Two Brand-New Exhibitions Tomorrow, Saturday, February 8

This weekend, head to Chestnut Hill to enjoy two exciting new exhibits at Woodmere Art Museum, a lovely destination to take in art in the realist tradition, from the 19th century to the present, all celebrating Philadelphia art and artists. Up first, Quita Brodhead: Bold Strokes celebrates the work of this late, legendary abstract painter. […]

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January 9, 2014

Woodmere Art Museum In Chestnut Hill Celebrates The Work Of Late Philadelphia Artist Martha Mayer Erlebacher In A New Retrospective, Opening Saturday, January 11

Explore the work of one of Philadelphia’s most notable modern-era artists in Woodmere Art Museum’s newest exhibition, Just In: Martha Mayer Erlebacher, a retrospective opening this Saturday, January 11. A celebrated Philadelphia painter, Erlebacher’s distinction as an important American figurative realist is also renowned far beyond this city’s borders. This striking retrospective, which follows the […]

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November 25, 2013

Roundup: A Guide To Christmas Tree Lighting Celebrations In The Philadelphia Region In 2013

It doesn’t truly feel like the holiday season until Christmas trees are set up and decked out all around the city. From Rittenhouse Square to East Passyunk Avenue to the Christmas Village in Love Park, areas all around town (and the countryside, too) welcome brightly lit Christmas trees to central spots to spread holiday cheer. […]

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November 22, 2013

Chestnut Hill Celebrates With A Tree Lighting, Shopping Nights, Santa Visits And More During Holidays On The Hill, Through December 22

Head to Chestnut Hill this holiday season as the charming town ushers in that yuletide feeling with tons of festive events for a full month — from Friday, November 22 through Sunday, December 22. Tomorrow, November 23 at 5:30 p.m., Chestnut Hill rings in the holidays with the annual Circle of Trees lighting event. Watch […]

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September 18, 2013

Woodmere Art Museum Debuts Never-Before-Seen Works In Wild Flowers: Paintings And Drawings By Peter Paone, Saturday, September 28

Explore the work of one of Philadelphia’s favorite artists in Woodmere Art Museum’s newest exhibit Wild Flowers: Paintings and Drawings by Peter Paone. This assortment of fantastical flower- and nature-based paintings and drawings chronicles a 30-year exploration within Paone’s career, and includes never-before-seen works by the artist, who was born and raised in South Philly, […]

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August 27, 2013

A Guide To Labor Day Weekend In Philadelphia: Special Events, Exhibitions, Festivals, Fireworks, Barbecues, Beer Gardens And More

Get ready to retire your white pants and dresses for the season, folks. Labor Day weekend is upon us. The holiday gives thanks to those who work hard all year, so it’s an opportunity to take full advantage of an extra day off. Between the Made in America festival (presented by the one-and-only Jay Z), […]

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July 1, 2013

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks for July 2013 Art Happenings In And Around The City

With so much happening on Philadelphia’s arts and culture scene, we want to make Uwishunu, in conjunction with sister site With Art Philadelphia, your one-stop-shop for all that’s happening with local art. Every month, we gather our top art picks, featuring exhibits and events at smaller, alternative galleries and art spaces, as well as at […]

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April 18, 2013

PIFA For Art Lovers: Interactive Art Exhibits, Photography Exhibits And Hands-On Art Projects

A number of museums, galleries and other Philadelphia art attractions have dedicated space to the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts, allowing lovers of visual arts to check out PIFA offerings on their own schedules. Unlike performances and major events, PIFA exhibits run all day long at their respective locations. If you haven’t had the […]

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