The Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley is an art museum located in the city of Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the United States. It was founded in 1934 by a group organized by noted Pennsylvania impressionist painter, Walter Emerson Baum. With its collection of over 19,000 works of art, the Allentown Art Museum is a major regional art institution. In addition, its library and archives of more than 16,000 titles and 40 current periodicals make it an important regional cultural resource.Use our Allentown route builder website to arrange your visit to Allentown Art Museum and other attractions in Allentown.
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Took my 15-year-old daughter to see New Century, New Woman, which told the story of American women's fight for equality and the vote through the lens of fashion. We both enjoyed it very much and were.... more »
It's a small museum but they have a few excellent pieces in their collection such as Rembrandt, Hals, van Mieris, Moreelse, Canaletto, a good collection of American artists, and of course, the Frank..... more »
One of the best features was the kids' playroom which was rather large and well furnished with books, activities, multiple family bathrooms, sofas, comfy chairs, a large bronze turtle for climbing on, and an art studio (sponsored by Crayola) - all an unexpected treat. The museum also had a "treasure hunt" teaching kids to observe and comment on the art (the awarded "treasure" was cool modeling clay), as well as a "passport/stamp" program. They really make a determined effort to be child- and family- friendly which we appreciated. The playroom also had tote bags with activities the kids could do in the galleries too - very thoughtful.
Such beautiful art with so much culture. Idk who had more fun me or the kids the staff was so nice and took time to answer all the kids many questions! Everyone was great I highly recommend to ad to your to do list!
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