Opening day of WOMEN OF VISION on FREE Fun Sunday

Date
01/28/2018 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

January 28 (Sunday)
Opening day of WOMEN OF VISION on 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 the special exhibition Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment. There’s also a special presentation by photographer Marilyn Bridges at 1 p.m.

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. Today there will be a special series of activities inspired by images from our new exhibition Women of Vision

12:30-3:30 p.m.
Artist workshop with Devyn Leonor Briggs
Create artworks related to Black History Month with local artist Devyn Leonor Briggs using collage and weaving techniques, in Crayola Classroom.

1 p.m.
Special presentation by photographer Marilyn Bridges
For four decades, pilot and photographer Marilyn Bridges has taken to the skies to capture riveting landscapes below. Meet the artist and learn about her process and the photographs in her exhibition New Geography: Photographs by Marilyn Bridges.


 

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


Stephanie Sinclair: Nujood Ali stunned the world in 2008 by obtaining a divorce at age ten in Yemen, striking a blow against forced marriage. From the exhibition Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment, organized and traveled by the National Geographic Society.