The Whispering Wood

The Whispering Wood is a wondrous experience. As our school store, it offers a wide range of Waldorf toys and hand-crafted items and is open most weekdays during school hours. As our experiential pop-up shop, it introduces the Philly Waldorf movement to the broader community on special occasions with art, fellowship and holiday cheer. 



Upcoming Pop-Up Shop Exhibit

Where: Pageant:Soloveev 
607 Bainbridge Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147

When: Friday, November 8th through Sunday, November 10th 2013, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.  

This annual Waldorf School of Philadelphia event takes the form of a juried Waldorf Alumni Art Exhibition, Whispering Wood toy store, and several special events:

  • Opening Reception: Friday, November 8th, 6-8 p.m.
  • Gallery Talks: Saturday, November 9th  & Sunday November 10th, 1-2 p.m.
  • Children's Story Time: Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th, 11:30 a.m.
  • Waldorf Alumni Networking:  Saturday, November 9th, 6-8 p.m.


The Whispering Wood Pop-Up Shop is one weekend only, so bring your family and friends for an evening of beauty and wonderment! Enjoy the work of 21 talented artists and get in some early holiday shopping for one-of-a-kind quilts, artwork and handmade felted items. There are some wonderful eateries nearby including NomadCreperie Beau Monde & L’Etage and Bainbridge Street Barrel House. Stop by afterwards for a lovely night in town!

Thank you to our exhibition panel of judges:

Daniel Dalseth, Artist and Director, Pageant:Soloveev
David Guinn, Artist, Philadelphia Mural Arts Program
Robert Ogden, Founder and Creative Director, Lostine
Nicole Nicola, Teacher of Handwork, Drawing and Sculpture, Waldorf School of Philadelphia


Thank you to all artists who submitted entries to the show, over one hundred in all. Waldorf Schools represented by the Art Exhibit are: The Waldorf School of Philadelphia, Toronto Waldorf School, Kimberton Waldorf School, Tamarack Waldorf School, Princeton Waldorf School, Austin Waldorf School, and The Waldorf School of San Diego.