After being closed for repairs during the summer, Woodmere Art Museum in Chestnut Hill has reopened with an impressive burst of energy, in the form of two colorfully affirmative exhibitions about Philadelphia modernist painting.
A brochure listing all 2011-12 courses and containing a registration form is available at the Barnes Foundation education department in the foundation's arboretum building on Lapsley Lane, Merion, adjacent to the gallery building. Course descriptions and a registration form are also available at www.barnesfoundation. org. Register by phone, or obtain further information, at 610-667-0290, Ext. 4.
Besides contemporary art, his particular interests are photography, American art of the 19th Century and crafted art of all periods and cultures. Before becoming a critic, he taught college-level writing and worked as a graphic designer.