Community Heritage Day

A Day in the Life of a Moravian Photo Credit Scott Piccotti Join Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites (HBMS) for a day full of fun, exploration, and learning at their 6th annual Community Heritage Day on May 6, 2017 from 10 am - 4 pm in the Colonial Industrial Quarter located along the [...]

Nominations Now Being Accepted for 2017 Linny Awards

Winners to be Honored During Awards Ceremony Nov. 9 at SteelStacks 2016 Pinnacle of the Arts Award recipient Ann Roth being presented the award by ArtsQuest Foundation Executive Director Jeff Parks. Photo by Diane Richter Know an artist or musician whose work has earned local or even national acclaim? Are you proud of [...]

Are The Kids Tired of Winter?

Jump into Spring with HBMS Kid’s Club Crafts Spring Line Up Join Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites (HBMS) on the last Sunday of the month for our year-long Kid’s Club programs at the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts from 1 to 3 pm! Once again partnering with ArtsQuest, HBMS will present fun, interactive crafts that [...]

Easton’s Prohibition Era Scene

Unidentified image of officials ordering pouring of illegal alcohol down a city drain (probably NYC). When the Madison Square Garden barkers in New York City shouted, “Going to Easton,” in the 1920s and 30s, customers knew what to anticipate: “a night of illegal booze, gambling, and professional female company.”  People piled into buses [...]

HairWork: Relics of Remembrance

The Craft of Keeping Loved Ones Connected This spring, Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites invites you to explore HairWork: Relics of Remembrance, an exhibition dedicated to Victorian hairwork and other fascinating hair art on display across multiple historic sites. Discover the various ways people used loved ones’ hair to create unique, lasting mementos and family [...]

Students Invited to ‘Dream Big’ During Free Screenings of New Engineering Film at SteelStacks Feb. 21-24

The Lehigh Valley Section of American Society of Civil Engineers & ArtsQuest partner to strengthen STEM-based education during national ‘Engineers Week’ From the Great Wall of China to the towering skyscrapers in Dubai, human ingenuity has been behind engineering marvels big and small for centuries. Now, area middle and high schools are invited to discover [...]

Holiday Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides In Bethlehem

Witness the beauty of Bethlehem's downtown National Historic Landmark District with a Christmas carriage ride. Enjoy a holiday tradition for locals and guests alike. These cozy, serene horse-drawn carriage rides through beautiful downtown North Bethlehem are the perfect way to enjoy the lights, sights, and sounds of Christmas City with your family and friends! Monday through Sunday: 3 pm [...]

National Museum of Industrial History Hosting Holiday Train Display and Events

The National Museum of Industrial History is kicking off the holiday season with a special train display and events highlighting the history of railways in the region.  From December 10th through December 31st the Museum will host a large display of 1/2” scale model railroad stations featuring Phillipsburg, West Portal, Easton, Freemansburg, and Bethlehem as [...]

Easton Main Street Initiative Announces New Easton Ornament

Easton Main Street Initiative (EMSI) announced a new Easton ornament now on sale for the 2016 season: the Easton Bugler. The limited edition brass ornament is 3.25" high by 2" wide, and comes packaged in a gift box with landmark information on the reverse. The ornament depicts the famed Bugler that tops Easton’s Soldiers’ and [...]