june 2019

30jun12:00 pm4:00 pmMeet musician Bathiki Kumalo on Free Fun Sunday (6/30)


Event Details

June 30 (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 Charles H. Hoch Foundation, City Center Allentown, the Gadomski Foundation, the Ruth P. Seruga Trust, the Society of the Arts (SOTA), 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 make mixed-media artworks that explore themes from our special exhibition An Essential Presence.


1 p.m.
Dynamic conversation: An afternoon with Bathiki Kumalo
Film, conversation, storytelling, and music—Bakithi Kumalo will not only share his experience as a world-renowned musician as part of Paul Simon’s band, he will also recount his journey from growing up in South Africa to currently living in the Lehigh Valley. Following a screening of the film Under African Skies, which tells the story behind Paul Simon’s Graceland and the cultural and political climate of South Africa of the time, Kumalo will engage with the audience through music and dialogue. Free

Bakithi Kumalo has recorded and/or toured with Paul Simon, Gloria Estefan, Derrick Trucks and Susan Tedeschi, Chico Ceasar, Laurie Anderson, Miriam Makeba, Grover Washington Jr., Angelique Kidjo, Jon Secada, and Josh Groban among many others. Kumalo has also been active as a solo artist, with five fine albums to his credit.


2 p.m.
Guided tour of
Deco After Dark—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
Deco después del anocheceren español
No se necesita reservación para unirse a este recorrido gratuito de nuestra exhibición especial de invierno, ¡solo venga!



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

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