Allentown Art Museum

Allentown, PA



Jacob Lawrence: Tales of Freedom (9/28/06)

Charles Sheeler in Doylestown: American Modernism and the Pennsylvania Tradition; essays by Karen Lucic (3/14/06)

Charles Sheeler in Doylestown; article by Karen Lucic (2/22/06)

Bill Gothard: Glimpses of the Human Condition; article by Thomas C. Burke (8/15/05)

Anne T. Goodman: Paintings and Sculpture; essay by Richard N. Gregg (4/13/05)

Salute to Norman Rockwell; essay by Richard N. Gregg (4/13/05)

Nelson Shanks: Paintings and Drawings; essay by Peter F. Blume (3/30/05)

Walter Emerson Baum, Pennsylvania Artist, 1884-1956; essay by Martha Hutson-Saxton (3/9/05)

Faith Ringgold: A View From the Studio (3/8/05)

Allentown Impressions: Views of City Parks (10/22/04)

Paths to Impressionism: French and American Landscape Paintings (10/1/04)

Animalia: Small Paintings and Drawings by Patricia Traub (7/23/04)

Wallace Nutting and the Invention of Old America (3/8/04)

Augustus Saint-Gaudens: Master of American Sculpture (11/17/03)

William Christine: The Grand Canyon Series (714/03)

Treasures of the Greater Lehigh Valley (7/7/03)

Allentown Art Museum Appoints David R. Brigham as Director (5/16/02)

Harry Bertoia's Monographics (1/13/00)

Mind and Machine: Rhonda Wall, Recent Works (7/28/99)

Summer Views (7/28/99)

Sea:Scene:See:Seen (7/19/99)

Photographic Tableaux: Tina Barney's Family Album (6/6/99)

Industrial Pennsylvania (6/6/99)

John Clem Clarke: Comforts, Near Disasters, and Pentimenti (10/98)


Little more than 90 minutes west of Manhattan and one hour north of Philadelphia, the Allentown Art Museum is located at 31 North Fifth Street, between Linden and Hamilton Streets, in Allentown, PA.

Public parking is available on the south side of Linden Street west of Sixth Street and on Sixth Street between Hamilton and Walnut streets (behind Federal Grill).  On-street parking is also available.

Exhibition hours and admission fees are available through the Museum's website.

Google Book Searches conducted in 2008 and 2013 by Traditional Fine Arts Organization (TFAO) located the following brochures, catalogues and gallery guides published on paper in connection with the Museum and with a topic of American representational art. The list may not include all relevant publications. Titles are listed by date of publication, with most recent listed first. Information on publications may be in error or incomplete. Titles may be followed by links to related essays published by Resource Library. See Definitions for more information on finding brochures, catalogues and gallery guides using TFAO's website..

Charles F. Ramsey: Father of New Hope Modernism by Thomas Folk, Charles F. Ramsey, Christine I. Oaklander - Art - 2003 - 32 pages Catalog of an exhibition held at the Allentown Art Museum from March 30 to June 8, 2003.
Treasures of the Greater Lehigh Valley by Martha Young Hutson, Christine I. Oaklander, David R. Brigham, Allentown Art Museum - History - 2003 - 48 pages Features examples from the collections of artistic organizations in Berks, Lehigh, and Northampton counties in Pennsylvania: Allentown Art Museum, The Baum...
Jessica Todd Harper: Scenes from a Marriage Diary : December 23-February 17 ... by Jessica Todd Harper, Allentown Art Museum - 2001 Catalog of an exhibition.
Walter Emerson Baum, 1884-1956: Pennsylvania Artist and Founder of the Baum ... by Martha Young Hutson-Saxton, Walter E. Baum - Painting, American - 1996 Catalog of an exhibition held at the Allentown Art Museum, March 24-June 16, 1996.
Walter Emerson Baum, Pennsylvania Artist, 1884-1956; essay by Martha Hutson-Saxton (3/9/05)
Restraint & Surrender by Sarah Anne McNear, Ken Graves, Eva Lipman, Allentown Art Museum - Photography, Artistic - 1994 - 20 pages "An exhibition organized by the Allentown Art Museum ... February 3-April 30, 1995"--P.2 of cover.
Joan Snyder: Works with Paper by Sarah Anne McNear, Joan Snyder, Allentown Art Museum - 1993 - 56 pages
"An exhibition organized by the Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, Pennsylvania, October 8, 1993-January 2, 1994"--T.p. verso. ISBN 1882011473. Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized Nov 8, 2007. Snippet View.
Gustav Grunewald: 1805-1878, by Peter F. Blume, Allentown Art Museum - 1992 - 48 pages
Jack Carnell, Pursuits of Happiness: Essay by Sarah Anne McNear, Jack Carnell, Allentown Art Museum - Photography, Artistic - 1990 Published on the occasion of the exhibition: Jack Carnell, pursuits of happiness, at the Allentown Art Museum, May 13-July 8, 1990.
Edward Redfield: First Master of the Twentieth Century Landscape by Thomas Folk, Allentown Art Museum, Butler Institute of American Art - 1987 - 110 pages
Exhibition held Sept. 20, 1987-Jan. 10, 1988 at the Allentown Art Museum, and Feb. 14-Apr. 2, 1988 at the Butler Institute of American Art.
The Pennsylvania School of Landscape Painting: An Original American ... by Thomas Folk, Allentown Art Museum - Pennsylvania school of landscape painting - 1984 - 95 pages Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Allentown Art Museum and others, Sept. 16, 1984-Sept. 2, 1985
Justin McCarthy. by Allentown Art Museum - 1985. Exhibition catalogue.
John Opie Paintings: June 3-July 29, 1984 by John Mart Opie, Peter F Blume, Allentown Art Museum - 1984. Introduction by Peter F. Blume, Curator.
The Artist's Studio in American Painting, 1840-1983: Allentown Art Museum ... by Richard N. Gregg, Allentown Art Museum - Artists' studios in art - 1983 - 72 pages
Snippet view
Anne T. Goodman Paintings and Sculpture, Allentown Art Museum, April 17-June ... by Anne T. Goodman - 1983 - 20 pages
Anne T. Goodman: Paintings and Sculpture; essay by Richard N. Gregg (4/13/05
Peter Alfred Gross (1849-1914), Pennsylvanian Expatriate, October 14-November 25, 1979, Allentown Art Museum, 1979 - 24 pages
Howard Chandler Christy, Artist/Illustrator of Style: September 25 through November 6, 1977, Allentown Art Museum, 1977 - 56 pages
The American Flag in the Art of Our Country ; June 14 Through November 14, 1976. by Pa ) Allentown Art Musuem (Allentown - 1976
Salute to Norman Rockwell by Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts - Artists, American - 1976
Salute to Norman Rockwell; essay by Richard N. Gregg (4/13/05)
Pennsylvania Folk Art, October 20 Through December 1, 1974.: October 20 ... by Allentown Art Museum, Pa Allentown - Folk art - 1974
Recent Paintings by Robert Dash: November 5 - November 28, 1971. by John Ashbery - 1971 - 8 pages. Photograph of and professional data on the artist on inside back cover.
Henry Strater by Henry Strater - 1971 Typewritten copy.
Early American Pewter: John J. Evans, Jr. Collection, Allentown Art Museum, January 7-March 14, 1966, by John Joseph Evans,
Allentown Art Museum, 1966 -14 pages

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