At the Allentown Art Museum, we value creativity, diverse perspectives, and individuality. This month we went LIVE for online Third Thursday to celebrate color and everything that makes us unique!

LIVE Sip & Studio

Originally aired LIVE on July 16, 2020.

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Suggested drink choice–Rainbow Sangria:

  • 1 cup white wine
  • 2-3 tbsp fresh orange juice
  • 2 tbsp apple juice or another sweet juice (pear works nicely)
  • 1-2 tbsp ginger ale (or other fizzy soda; apple or orange soda works well too)
  • Rainbow colored fruits (examples: strawberry, tangerine, pineapple, green grapes, blackberries, blueberries)
  • Optional: 1 tbsp brandy

Directions: Add the fruit in rainbow order to a tall glass. Then pour in the wine and fruit juice. Top it off with the ginger ale. Add the brandy over top as well if using.

LIVE Trivia

Originally aired LIVE on July 16, 2020.

From Our Collection

Explore these pieces that reflect creativity, diverse perspectives, and individuality amongst artists in our collection:

From Our Video Archives

Behind the Scenes: Creating Sol LeWitt’s Wall Drawing #793A

Sol LeWitt believed that the idea behind a work of art is more important than the physical artwork itself. For the last forty years of his career he explored this concept through abstract wall drawings. Each wall drawing is based on a set of written instructions by LeWitt, which are executed by a team of draftsmen. Rather than existing as a single, permanent work of art, LeWitt’s wall drawings can be adapted to a variety of architectural spaces and are intended to be temporary.

This Light of Ours: Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement Reunite

On opening day of the photography exhibition This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement, several of the photographers—together for the first time in years—shared stories from their experiences capturing the day-to-day drama of working in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s south.