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march 2019

17mar12:00 pm4:00 pmFree film on Fun Sunday (3/17)

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Free film on Fun 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, 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 we honor Women’s History Month and celebrate Carrie Mae Weems: Strategies of Engagement among other women artists whose work is in our collection.

12:30–3:30
Artist workshop with Femi J. Johnson

Drop-in and join us for workshops with artist Femi J. Johnson. Use paint and collage to explore issues of identity in relation to Carrie Mae Weems: Strategies of Engagement. Bring your own photograph, memento, or imagery from home to incorporate into your artwork.

 

1 p.m.
Film: Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision
Another Oscar-winning film, this 1994 feature by Freida Lee Mock (whose latest, Anita, just hit theaters) is about the life of one of the most accomplished architects in America, man or woman. The fact that Maya Lin is a woman did cause some controversy with her design being chosen for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. That she was then only twenty, an undergraduate at Yale, and Asian American were also sore spots for many conservative voices, whose opposition we hear. The doc focuses on that project, though there’s some about her designing the Civil Rights Memorial in Montgomery as well.


Guided tour of
Strategies of Engagement—in English
No reservation is needed to join this free tour of our special winter exhibition—just drop in!

2:30 p.m.
Visita guiada de
Estrategias de compromisoen español
No se necesita reservación para unirse a este recorrido gratuito de nuestra exhibición especial de invierno, ¡solo venga!

Time

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

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