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july 2019

14jul12:00 pm4:00 pmA dynamic conversation w/ artists on Free Fun Sunday (7/14)

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July 14 (Sunday)
noon–4 p.m.

Sundays at the Art Museum are full of free family fun. Visit our Crayola Classroom to make your own masterpiece inspired by our collection. Then go on a Treasure Hunt through the galleries together—and stop by the Museum Store afterward to collect your prize. In Art Ways Interactive Family Gallery, explore our Curiosity Wall, express yourself on the chalk wall, and make an art project to take home.

Admission to the Museum and all exhibitions and programs is free every Sunday thanks to generous support from the Society of the Arts (SOTA), City Center Allentown, the Gadomski Foundation, the Ruth P. Seruga Trust, and the Sylvia Perkin Perpetual Charitable Trust.


12:30–3:30 p.m.

ArtVentures for families
Kids and families can create original works of art together under the direction of a Museum educator in our Crayola Classroom, freeThis month imagine yourself in the elaborate dresses and costumes on display in the exhibition Deco After Dark and then visit Art Ways and the Crayola Classroom to create your own fashion piece to take home.

1 p.m.
Guided tour of
An Essential Presence
No reservation is needed to join this free tour of our special summer exhibition—just drop in!


                        

2–4 p.m.
Dynamic conversation: Artists of the African diaspora
Meet and hear three artists speak passionately about their life’s work. William Villalongo and Syd Carpenter are both featured in our exhibition An Essential Presence, while Rigo Peralta is an Allentown-based artist whose mural Transcultural is currently installed in the Museum’s vestibule. Each will talk about their artistic journey and practice while bringing attention to the range of art created by people of the African diaspora and its importance to American art, culture, and history. After, they will engage in a talkback with the audience. Free. For more on the artists, click here.

Time

(Sunday) 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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