Join us for a special program at the Allentown Art Museum filled with self-guided tours and art making!

On the first Friday of each month from 12 to 3 p.m., the Allentown Art Museum offers a free program for homeschool, cyber school, and hybrid learners grades K-6. During Field Trip Fridays, learners and their families can enjoy a free guided tour in the galleries with Museum educators and experience artmaking in the Crayola Classroom. Each artmaking session will include a hands-on creative project inspired by an artwork highlighted from the Museum’s collections.

Free to all, but preregistration is required. Please contact Museum educator Margie Makowski at or at 610-432-4333, ext. 132.  


Program Schedule | 12-3 p.m.

Guided Tours in the Museum Galleries | 1:30-2 p.m.
Join museum educators and docents in the galleries during the self-guided A La Carte Art Tour. Explore the galleries at your own pace and learn about specific artworks highlighted that accompany the quarterly art project.

Artmaking in the Crayola classroom | noon-3:00 p.m.
Explore your creativity and learn about artistic media and techniques during a free artmaking session in the Crayola classroom. Each session will include a project inspired by artworks highlighted in the self-guided A La Carte Art Tours. Projects change every three months. For learners who wish to create at home, explore the Artful Explorations Project Guides here. (link)


Artful Explorations Project Guide

Visitor Policies and Gallery Rules

During Field Trip Fridays, our standard visitor policies will be in effect. A full list of gallery rules are available HERE. Please read over these policies before arriving at the museum.

  • Please help us protect our artworks by keeping at least 2 feet from the walls and artwork, and don’t touch the art.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • Nonessential bags and backpacks must be stored in the museum’s free lockers.
  • Please enjoy food and drink before entering the museum. Liquids, including beverages, putties, clays, or slime, are not permitted in the galleries and may be stored in the museum’s free lockers.

Bus Drop-off and Parking

Bus and van parking is available in the museum’s public parking lot on a first come, first serve basis, accessible via Linden Street and Penn Street at the rear of the museum.

Group Size

Maximum group size during Field Trip Fridays is 25 students and chaperones.
Limited seating is available. Please pre-register for a time slot for Field Trip Fridays.

Please contact for questions, comments, or concerns.