Events

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.
 

March 18 (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.

Today is opening day of an exhibition of photographs taken by participants of the Museum’s teen photography workshop earlier this month that explored photojournalism through the lens of the exhibition Women of Vision.

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.
Explore the exhibition Women of Vision and then visit the Crayola Classroom to make your own masterpiece inspired by women artists. 

1 p.m.
Documentary film series: Chisholm ’72
Shirley Chisholm was the first black woman elected to Congress, in 1968, and in 1972 she became the first black woman to run for president. Shunned by the political establishment, she was supported by African Americans, feminists and young voters. In honor of Women’s History Month, this documentary (75 mins) captures her supporters’ campaign-trail adventures: frenzied, fierce and fundamentally right on!

 

 

2 p.m.
Free guided tour
No reservation is needed to join this guided tour of the special exhibition
Women of Vision: On Assignment with National Geographic Photographers, just check in at the front desk.


Jodi Cobb: A woman in Florence, Italy, savors the message on a large greeting card, This Thing Called Love, February 2006, Florence, Italy.From the exhibition Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment, organized and traveled by the National Geographic Society.

 

 

March 20 (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. Register for four sessions and get the fifth one free. If you have questions, contact Abby at asimmons [at] allentownartmuseum [dot] org.

Also offered (same time) on April 17 and May 1 & 15.

March 25 (Sunday)
Closing day of SOARING AND BOUNDING
noon-4 p.m.

Today is the final day to see the exhibition Soaring and Bounding: British Color Woodcuts.


John Edgar Platt (British, 1886-1967), The Plough (triptych), 1921, woodcut. Collection of John Rossetti

March 25 (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.

Today is closing day of an exhibition of photographs taken by participants of the Museum’s teen photography workshop earlier this month that explored photojournalism through the lens of the exhibition Women of Vision.

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. Explore the exhibition Women of Vision and then visit the Crayola Classroom to make your own masterpiece inspired by women artists.

12:30-3:30 p.m.
Weaving with Mallory Zondag

Explore the traditional craft of weaving with 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.

1 p.m.
Documentary film series:
Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai
In honor of Women’s History Month, this story (80 mins)of Kenya’s Green Belt movement follows Wangari Maathai, the movement’s founder and the first environmentalist and African woman to win the Nobel Prize. Maathai discovered her life’s work by connecting with rural women who told her they were walking long distances for firewood and that clean water was scarce.

 

2 p.m.
Free guided tour
No reservation is needed to join this guided tour of the special exhibition Women of Vision: On Assignment with National Geographic Photographers,just check in at the front desk.


Lynsey Addario: Moviegoersthrill to shaking seats and wind machines during a 3-D film at a theater closed during the war, Baghdad After the Storm, July 2011, Baghdad, Iraq.From the exhibition Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment, organized and traveled by the National Geographic Society.