Current Exhibitions

Robert Indiana from A to Z

Sun, 10/12/2014 - Sun, 01/25/2015

This fall, visitors to Allentown can see nearly one hundred works of art from the private collection of one of America’s most celebrated living artists―including some childhood drawings and new works that have never been exhibited. Robert Indiana is a founding father of Pop Art and gave it its “hard edge” in the 1960s.

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American Pop: The Prints

Sun, 10/12/2014 - Sun, 01/25/2015

While their own economy was still recovering from World War II, a group of young English artists grew fascinated with American consumerism. They incorporated images from popular culture using simple graphic designs. Also in the mid-1950s, Americans Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns began to use images from the mass-media in their own art. By the early 1960s, American Pop Art had fully emerged, in the work of Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, Robert Indiana, and others.

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Building the Arena: Photography by Theo Anderson

Sun, 10/12/2014 - Sun, 01/04/2015

Paying tribute to the opening this fall of the nearby PPL Center arena, this exhibition features Theo Anderson’s photographs of the building’s interior during construction.With exclusive access to the site, Anderson has taken more than three thousand photographs of it and has selected more than two hundred of them for his series titled Concrete. Although his abstracted images are more about transformation than the place itself, they also reveal the progress of the project.

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