United States

31 N. 5th Street
Phone: 610-432-4333
Fax: 610-434-7409
Website: http://www.allentownartmu

Allentown Art Museum

The Allentown Art Museum is a vibrant cultural center with an exceptional schedule of exhibitions, a world-class collection, programs for visitors of all ages, and a distinctive Museum Store.

 Permanent Collection Highlights (5)

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Permanent Collection

The permanent collection includes superb European Renaissance and Baroque paintings, American paintings and sculpture from the last three centuries, Southeast Asian sculpture, international textiles, decorative arts, and a library designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.


Knights in Shining Armor: Myth and Reality, 1450-1650

A Partnership in Art: Selected Gifts from Audrey and Bernie Berman

Previous Exhibitions

Linda McCartney's Sixties: Portraits of an Era

Surrealism - Theater of the Mind

Andy Warhol

Exhibitions (3)

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Forthcoming exhibitions

Bead-Dazzled: Decoration in Victorian America
June 3 - September 9

The Art of Warner Bros. Cartoons
June 24 - September 16

Rhythmic Coils: Sweetgrass Baskets by Debora Muhl
September 16 - November 18


$6 adults, $4 seniors & students (with ID), $3 children 6-12, free to members & children under 6. FREE Sundays.

Opening hours

Tuesday - Saturday 11AM-5PM
Sunday 12-5PM
Closed Mondays

Getting there

Street parking in vicinity. Public parking in the deck on the south side of Linden St. west of Sixth St. and on Sixth St. between Hamilton and Walnut (behind Federal Grill). For directions, visit


Restrooms and most galleries are accessible.

Museum internal and external photos (1)

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News and events

For detailed information on events and exhibitions, please visit


Group Tours:
To arrange a guided visit of a special exhibition or the permanent collection for your group of 10 or more, please call 610-432-4333, ext. 32 at least three weeks in advance. Group rates are available.


Art Ways Interactive Family Gallery:
'Toon Town
In Art Ways, you'll discover the fascinating step-by-step process real animators use to create cartoon characters. Design your own character or re-create one of your favorites. Sit back and enjoy some cartoon classics as we celebrate the world of animation in Art Ways this spring.
THROUGH September 16

FREE Sunday Artventures:
Family Drop-in Art Workshop, 1-4PM


Arty Parties!
Birthday workshops
Celebrate at the Museum! Simply call 610-432-4333, ext. 32 to learn more about our fun-filled themes and reserve. Birthday workshops are for children ages 6 and older. Maximum group size is 15 participants.


Gallery Talks:
Join curators, artists, and guest speakers on the first Wednesday of each month (except July) at noon for insightful gallery talks related to the permanent collection or special exhibition. Gallery talks usually last 45 minutes.
June 6, 12 PM:
"Happy Birthday, Frank Lloyd Wright"

Guided Visits:
Deepen your understanding of our special exhibitions by participating in a guided visit. Vists last approximately 45 minutes.
Saturdays in June, 2PM