september 2019

01sep12:00 pm4:00 pmClosing day of the summer exhibitions


Event Details

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.

Today is the final day to see our summer exhibitions: An Essential Presence and Deco After Dark.


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 experiment with different printmaking processes employed by the artists in An Essential Presence when you visit Art Ways and the Crayola Classroom.


12:30–1:30 p.m.
FILM: Against the Odds: The Artists of the Harlem Renaissance
Explore the lives of visual artists who made the Harlem Renaissance one of the twentieth century’s richest artistic moments. Archival footage, newsreels, and photographs recall the influential force of exhibitions, Harlem’s vibrancy in the Roaring Twenties, and significant personalities such as William E. Harmon, W. E. B. Du Bois, and Alain Locke.



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



2:30–3:30 p.m.
FILM: A New Color:  The Art of Being Edythe Boone
This film joyfully profiles the life and work of celebrated artist Edythe Boone, whose colorful murals portray some of the major events of our time and illustrate the transformative power of art. Long before “Black Lives Matter” became a rallying cry, Boone embodied that truth as an accomplished artist and educator.



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

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