june, 2018

21jun4:00 pm8:00 pmThird Thursday June! FREE



Event Details

Stop by the Museum every Third Thursday for free admission to the galleries from 4 till 8 p.m. Enjoy the exhibitions, collections, and the following free activities.

For a complete listing of all Third Thursday happenings downtown visit www.downtownallentown.com.

LGBT pride on Third Thursday

5:30–7 p.m.

Cheers, Allentown! OneHope Wine

Start your evening at the Museum with good wine and good friends in our upstairs Art Ways Lounge. OneHope is a company that pairs charity with wine. A portion of the proceeds from every OneHope bottle goes to a nonprofit organization; to date they have donated more than $3 million. Must be at least 21 years of age.




5:307:30 p.m.

Third Thursday Photography Workshops

In honor of our Year of Photography, visit the Crayola Classroom for a photography workshop with local artist Claire Marcus. Focus on color, composition and storytelling through images. Bring your own smartphone or digital camera to use during the workshop, or borrow one of ours. There will be a group show of participant photos in Art Ways Interactive Family Gallery on September 2–30.




6–6:45 p.m.
Free tour
of Who Shot Sports

6–7:30 p.m.

Arts & Culture Trivia

Test your knowledge and win prizes by answering questions about everything from 16thcentury art to LGBT culture.

68 p.m.

Movie & Talk Back: A Luv Tale and Talk Back with producer Sidra Smith

In honor of LGBT Pride Month, the Museum is screening A Luv Tale (45 mins), a film that focuses on two women—a lesbian photographer and her straight editorwho are lucky enough to find each other in the emotional traffic jam of life. With humor and passion, the women ask the question: How far will you go to follow your heart? Written, directed and produced in 1999 by Sidra Smith, whose current project, A Luv Tale: The Series, is web series that examines love and friendship between four beautiful, successful and sophisticated lesbians navigating their complex lives through a world of art, music, fashion and politics.

Sidra Smith received an NAACP Image Award for producing the documentary Free Angela & All Political Prisoners, an examination of the life and times of civil rights activist Angela Davis and executive produced by Will Smith, Jada PinkettSmith and JayZ.


6 p.m.
Documentary Film Series: 
When the Garden Was Eden: Clyde, the Captain, Dollar Bill, and the Glory Days of the New York Knicks

In the tradition of The Boys of Summer and The Bronx Is Burning, New York Times sports columnist Harvey Araton delivers a fascinating look at the 1970s New York Knickspart autobiography, part sports history, part epicset against the tumultuous era when Walt Frazier, Willis Reed and Bill Bradley reigned supreme in the world of basketball. This is far more than a review of one of basketball’s greatest teamsinspiring story; it is, at heart, a stirring recreation of a time and place when the NBA championships defined the national dream.


(Thursday) 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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