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Events, Education & Exhibits

Current Exhibits

Last One In:
American Ideals
in Conflict with
American Attitudes
Now through September 6, 2018

The history of immigration in the Lehigh Valley represents a sampling of the cultures and countries that are part of our nation’s history. This exhibit will highlight the many ethnic groups that faced conflicting attitudes toward their nationalities as they established a new homeland in America.
The exhibit in the Museum’s main gallery will run through the summer and will evolve in conjunction with lectures that focus on different groups of immigrants that settled here. The first display opens with an historical look at 19th century political cartoons that challenged the American melting pot and the impact of immigration on America from its earliest years.

Rosemary Geseck
Featured Artist
Now through September 6, 2018

Rosemary Geseck has been on the local and national art scene for several decades, crafting lush landscapes and colorful characters. A Bethlehem native, she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Moravian College and her Master’s degree from the University of Arizona. She currently teaches painting and drawing at the Baum School in Allentown. She lives in Bethlehem with a very colorful parrot.

Upcoming Exhibits


Muhlenberg College
(Allentown Seminary)
at Trout Hall, circa 1860


Towards a Greater Muhlenberg:
The Evolution of
Muhlenberg College

September 8, 2018 through
October 31, 2018

Over the 170 years since its inception as the Allentown Seminary, Muhlenberg College has served as a microcosm of the educational and social trends of Allentown and the nation. “Towards a Greater Muhlenberg: The Evolution of Muhlenberg College 1848-2018” depicts the history of the College through artifacts and images as it grew from a single building on Walnut Street to the beautiful suburban campus it inhabits today. Through world wars, the advent of coeducation, the turmoil of the 1960s and beyond, follow the historical trajectory of Muhlenberg’s liberal arts legacy.

WMUH: 70 Years on the Air
with the only Station that Matters

September 8, 2018 through October 31, 2018

In conjunction with the Muhlenberg College exhibit, the Trexler Gallery will feature a celebration of WMUH, Muhlenberg’s student-run radio station, with concert posters and artwork (including a quilt) accompanying a display of the station’s 70-year history.

Upcoming Events

“Towards a Greater Muhlenberg:
The Evolution of Muhlenberg College

Opening Reception
Thursday, September 20, 2018
5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.



Events and Exhibits Sponsors

Principal Sponsor:

Karen ElChaar

Gold Sponsors:


Silver Sponsors:


Dr. and Mrs. Dennis Blankowitsch
Elaine Charron
Ann Wertman and Joe Zeller

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