Events

April 28 (Saturday)
Opening day of SOTA Show House
 

Today is the opening day of the Society of the Arts's (SOTA) Show House, a "smart" house that highlights cutting-edge household technologies. The House is open daily through May 19, with a closing party on May 17, 6-9 p.m. For details, and to purchase tickets in advance, click here.

 

April 29 (Sunday)
FREE Fun Sunday
noon–4 p.m.

Admission to the Museum is free every Sunday thanks to generous support from City Center Allentown, the Gadomski Foundation and the Sylvia Perkin Perpetual Charitable Trust.

12:30–3:30 p.m.
ArtVentures in Art Ways Interactive Family Gallery
Kids and families can create original works of art together under the direction of a Museum educator upstairs in our Crayola Classroom, free.
This month, create your own sculpture based on the Indian deities and avatars depicted in Payne Hurd Gallery in the exhibition Indian Sculptures.

12:30-3:30 p.m.
Explore the traditional craft of weaving with local artist Mallory Zondag. Learn basic techniques, create your own unique woven artwork to take home and contribute to a community project that will be displayed in Art Ways. Free, but space is limited so please reserve your spot by contacting Elena at eostock [at] allentownartmuseum [dot] org.

 

 
2 p.m.

Free guided tour
No reservation is needed to join this guided tour of highlights from the Museum’s permanent collection.

 

April 29 (Sunday)
Closing day of NEW GEOGRAPHY
noon-4 p.m.

Today is the final day to see the exhibition New Geography: Photographs by Marilyn Bridges.


Marilyn Bridges, Circles along the Hudson, New York City, 1985, Gelatin silver print.

 

May 1 (Tuesday)
Yoga Tuesdays with Easton Yoga
12:30-1:20 p.m.

Join us for Yoga Tuesdays that will help you relax, renew and refresh your inner peace. In our Kress Gallery you will be transported through the sounds of music and voice to relaxation and serenity. Yoga has been found to have countless benefits, and no prior experience is needed. A practiced instructor from Easton Yoga will guide the class through traditional yoga movements and poses that will both strengthen your body and calm your mind.

Reserve your spot now by clicking here. If you have questions, contact Abby at asimmons [at] allentownartmuseum [dot] org.

Also offered (same time) on May 15.

 

Preview of WHO SHOT SPORTS
6-8 p.m.

Tonight is the preview for Friends (members) of the new special exhibition Who Shot Sports: A Photographic History from 1843 to the Present. Complementary food, cash bar, and live music. Free to members and one guest. Not a member? Join now. 


Lucy Nicholson (American/British, born England). Alzheimer’s Ping Pong Therapy, Los Angeles, CA, 2011, printed 2016. Inkjet print, 10 5/8 x 16 3/8 in. (26.9 x 41.5 cm). Courtesy of Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

May 6 (Sunday)
Opening day of WHO SHOT SPORTS
noon–4 p.m.

Admission to the Museum and the permanent collection is free every Sunday thanks to generous support from City Center Allentown, the Gadomski Foundation and the Sylvia Perkin Perpetual Charitable Trust.

Admission to the special exhibition Who Shot Sports is free to members; admission to Sports for nonmembers on Sundays is $8 for adults, $6 for ages 7-17, or $20 per family (2 adults and any number of children). Children under 6 are free. Family programming in Art Ways and the galleries outside of the Who Shot Sports exhibit remain free on Sunday. Group tours can be scheduled in advance for $7 per person (10 person minimum).

Today is the public opening of the special exhibitions Who Shot Sports: A Photographic History, 1843 to the Present and Stephen Antonakos: The Room Chapel.

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Above left: Robert Riger (American, 1924–1995). The Golden Arm, Johnny Unitas, 1958. Gelatin silver print. Collection of the artist. © Robert Riger. Courtesy of the Robert Riger Living Trust. From Who Shot Sports: A Photographic History, 1843 to the Present, organized by the Brooklyn Museum.

Above right: Stephen Antonakos (American, 1926-2013), The Room Chapel, 1996, painted walls, neon, 3 Neon Panels. Photo by Greg Heins, Boston. Copyright © Stephen Antonakos Studio LLC.

 

12:30–3:30 p.m.
ArtVentures in Art Ways Interactive Family Gallery
Kids and families can create original works of art together under the direction of a Museum educator upstairs in our Crayola Classroom, free. This month, make artworks that focus on movement and action as we celebrate the opening of Who Shot Sports.

 

1 & 3 p.m.
Guided tour of Who Shot Sports
No reservation is needed to join this guided tour of our special summer exhibition. Free for members or with exhibition admission.

Gerard Rancinan (French, born 1953). Laura Flessel, 2001. Chromogenicprint. Courtesy of the artist. From WhoShotSports:A Photographic History, 1843 to the Present, organized by the Brooklyn Museum.