ArtPop 2017 Billboard Competition Winners Announced

Eight area artists, including one high school winner, to have their work featured on Adams Outdoor Advertising billboards in 2017 (Photo by Danielle Smith)Adams Outdoor Advertising and ArtsQuest announced the winners of the annual ArtPop billboard competition at a press event Dec. 20, where winners received a billboard mockup of their work. Pictured from [...]

‘Game of Thrones’ Parody, Talking Heads Tribute and More Coming Early 2017

Riotous Game of Thrones parody Graeme of Thrones, Celtic punk band Bastard Bearded Irishmen, popular Talking Heads tribute Start Making Sense, bluegrass band Dustbowl Revival and Billy Joel tribute The Stranger the new shows announced for the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks. Tickets for the shows are on sale at and 610-332-3378. On March 22, [...]

ArtsQuest Invites Artists to Participate in New ‘Compendium’ Juried Exhibition

Exhibit, set for Jan. 14-March 5, kicks off nonprofit’s new Artist Collective designed to provide educational and professional development opportunities for area artists  ArtsQuest’s Banana Factory invites artists working in all two- and three-dimensional mediums to submit their work for consideration for “Compendium,” the art center’s first juried exhibition in more than five years. The [...]

‘Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding’ is Back at SteelStacks and Seeks Actors to Audition

It’s time to R.S.V.P. for the popular off-Broadway production of “Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding,” the over-the-top Italian-American celebration in which the guests don’t just watch, but participate directly, from the first toast to the last slice of cake. This one-of-a-kind show comes to the ArtsQuest Center’s Musikfest Café presented by Yuengling Feb. 10-11, 14 and [...]

Muhlenberg College ‘New Visions’ Festival Nov. 30 – Dec. 4

Two talented Muhlenberg College senior directing students will present their work in Muhlenberg Theatre & Dance's "New Visions Directors' Festival: Falling," Nov. 30 – Dec. 4. The evening includes 19th century playwright Oscar Wilde's "Salome," based on the biblical tale of the beheading of John the Baptist, and 20th century playwright Sam Shepard's ominous exploration [...]

HBMS Kid’s Club Crafts Winter Line Up

Bring the family out to Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites (HBMS) on Saturday,  December 3 for the Kid’s Club programs at the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts from 11 am to 2 pm and the Kid’s Club Christmas extravaganza every day from 12 – 4 pm! HBMS has partnered with ArtsQuest, a local non-profit organization [...]

‘Moving Stories’ Dance Concert Showcases Innovative Work by Student Choreographers

Dance performance Nov. 10-12 displays talent of nine young choreographers and faculty member Teresa VanDenend Sorge, with more than 60 dancers Muhlenberg College dancers tell their stories through movement, as the Muhlenberg Theatre & Dance Department presents "Moving Stories," a showcase for dance works created by emerging choreographers, Nov. 10-12 in the College's Baker Theatre. [...]

Muhlenberg’s ‘Pirates of Penzance’ Features High Seas and High Cs

Fresh direction and choreography will paint a new face on a classic Gilbert and Sullivan comic operetta this fall, as the Muhlenberg College theater and dance department presents “The Pirates of Penzance,” Oct. 28 – Nov. 6. “Expect a night of great family entertainment,” says theater professor Charles Richter, who directs the production. “It’s a [...]

Big Lebowski-themed Bowling Tournament and Screening Oct. 22

Mark it zero and join ArtsQuest for the Lehigh Valley’s first “Little Urban Achiever” bowling tournament and The Big Lebowski film screening Oct. 22 in Bethlehem. The night kicks off at 5 p.m. at Revolutions Saucon Valley bowling lounge, located at 3717 Route 378 in Bethlehem, where teams of four are invited to participate in [...]