Third Thursday: August 15
4–8 p.m.

Stop by the Museum every Third Thursday for free admission to the galleries from 4 till 8 p.m. Enjoy our summer exhibitions and the following free-to-all activities. (For a complete listing of all Third Thursday happenings downtown visit



Evening of Indian culture
5–8 p.m.
August 15 is Indian Independence Day, and we’ll celebrate it with a culturally rich evening of free activities for all. Stop by the Museum early to see the art, then from 5 till 5:45 p.m. enjoy a music performance that sets the stage for a high-energy Bollywood dance party at 6 p.m. with full participation from you, the audience. Tonight’s program is a preview of the day-long India Heritage Day celebration in Arts Park on Saturday, August 17.




5:30–7 p.m.
Cheers, Allentown! Tasting with One Hope Wines
Start your evening at the Museum with good spirits and good friends in our upstairs Art Ways Lounge. One Hope will be providing samples of some of their many varieties of wine to kick off the evening. Must be at least 21 years of age.

5:30–7 p.m.
Art workshop

Explore your creative side! Just drop-in and join us for a hands-on artmaking workshop with a local artist. All are welcome!

6–6:45 p.m.

Guided gallery tour of An Essential Presence
No reservation is needed to join this free tour (in Engligh)–just drop in!


6–7:30 p.m.
Drop-in Trivia
Test your knowledge and win prizes every Third Thursday with our Arts and Culture Trivia. Questions range from sixteenth-century art to contemporary culture, and prizes are awarded at the end of each round.