September 27 (Saturday)
Appetite for Art
Every third Saturday of the month the Museum invites you to join us for an in–depth look at one selected work from the Museum’s varied collection. We’ll offer new insight into some of the works that have helped establish this important collection, and into the artists who produced them. After the in-gallery talk we’ll keep the conversation going over an informal catered lunch in our Rodale Education Center.
Reservations must be made at least forty-eight hours in advance; call 610-432-4333 ext. 110 to select your menu. Space is limited.
$20 members, $25 nonmembers
This month’s featured work: William Zorach’s Hauling the Weir--Provincetown (1916).
October 3 (Friday)
SOTA's Luncheon with the Authors
11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Following a successful inaugural event last fall, the Society of the Arts (SOTA) will present its second annual Luncheon with the Authors at Lehigh Country Club, Allentown.
Three nationally-acclaimed authors will discuss their current books and give personal insights about the creative process of their writing: Amor Towles (Rules of Civility), Becky Aikman (Saturday Night Widows), and Chris Pavone (The Accident). Each will present individual remarks and respond to audience questions.
The event begins with an opportunity for author signings, a basket raffle, and cash bar. Luncheon will be served at noon, with the program following.
Tickets are $75 per person or $100 to be seated at a table with an author (limited availability). The price paid in excess of $45 is tax deuctible. Proceeds benefit the Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley educational programs, the SOTA Education Endowment, and the SOTA Print Fund.
To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.sotapa.org or call 610 530-0101.
October 8 (Wednesday)
Noon Gallery Talk
Theo Anderson, photographer, elaborates on the abstract imagery in his exhibition Building the Arena. Free with Museum admission
October 11 (Saturday)
Preview Party for Robert Indiana from A to Z
6 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
The Museum is closing Fifth Street between Linden and Court streets to bring you this members-only preview of our fall exhibitions, including
—Robert Indiana from A to Z
—American Pop: The Prints
—Building the Arena: Photography by Theo Anderson
—and a special surprise in Butz Gallery
Local band the Large Flowerheads will perform in Arts Park outside the Museum with the community sculpture “Rise Together Allentown” as a backdrop. Sculptor Charlie Brouwer will be on hand to provide details about the construction of the work, comprised of ladders lent by Valley residents, businesses, and organizations.
Inside, enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and the night’s signature drink, the Pop Art-ini, on offer at the cash bar.
If you are not a Museum member, now’s your chance to become one and be a part of this downtown night to remember: http://www.allentownartmuseum.org/join-support/member-benefits
Reserve by calling 610-432-4333 ext 129, or online at TicketLeap.