Admission to the Museum is free every Sunday thanks to generous support from the Society of the Arts (SOTA), the Gadomski Foundation, and the Sylvia Perkin Charitable Trust.

June 25 (Sunday)
noon–4 pm
Make Your Mark, Allentown!

To celebrate opening day of A Collecting Spirit: Gifts of Paul Kania, the Museum is throwing a Make Your Mark, Allentown! party in the galleries and outside on Fifth Street, with family friendly activities and art-making for all ages. All activities are free.

Inside the Museumnoon till 4 p.m.

UPSTAIRS in Art Ways Interactive Family Gallery & Crayola Classroom
    Scratch the Surface—
Create an image using colored scratch paper.
    Textured Impressions—Create abstract, textured art.
    Wild Watercolors—
Experiment with Yupo paper and watercolors.

NBA player Darrun Hilliard, who grew up in Bethlehem, will be meeting and greeting young fans in Art Ways, where they can get their picture taken with the Villanova star.

Darrun Hilliard

Community Banner
—Show us how you make your mark!

Outside on Fifth Streetnoon till 4 p.m.

    DJ Alfa Lopez from La Mega Radionoon till 2 p.m.
    DJ CherishTheLuv—2 p.m. till 4 p.m.


Print Station—Staff from Lafayette College’s Experimental Printmaking Institute will pull prints that you can add your own mark to.

Nature Station—Use found objects to create unique marks.
Stamp Station—Use stamps to add patterns to your print.
Free Expression Station—Add final touchesto your masterpiece!

Experimental Printmaking Institute staffers work on a public project

Food trucks:


Other activities

Raffle:  1 p.m. till 3 p.m.
Pick up a raffle ticket at the Free Expression Station outside on Fifth Street and bring it into the Museum, to Art Ways, to be entered for a prize!

Make Your Mark, Allentown! is underwritten by Upside Allentown and is part of the Museum’s HeARThstone Project, which is supported by the generosity of the Harry C. Trexler Trust. TheHeARTHstone Project is rooted in the belief that art can and does change lives.

2 p.m.
Free guided tour of the exhibition A Collecting Spirit: Gifts of Paul Kania
No reservation is needed to join this docent-guided tour, just check in at the front desk.

Clinton Adams, Costa Brava, 1988, lithograph, four-color, on German etching paper. Gift of Paul K. Kania, 2005