Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites

In association with the Smithsonian Institution



Lehigh Valley Style: 12 Local Businesses Offering At-Home Activities for Kids

Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites is offering a virtual spin on its Free Sundays at the Museum program with a newsletter dubbed Free Sundays at Home! Sign up to receive a variety of multimedia resources that are meant to help kids delve into design.  The…

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Morning Call: Home furnishings retailer moving one store, opening two more in Bethlehem

Before either of these changes happen, however, Domaci plans to partner with Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites to open a pop-up shop on Main Street Read More

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Guest of a Guest: The Epic Designer Purse Collection Worthy Of Its Own Museum

The most expansive exhibition of rare, coveted, and generation-defining designer handbags isn't found at the Met's Costume Institute, nor the Victoria & Albert Museum. Rather, it's housed inside a historical home-turned-decorative arts museum in the charming town of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.…

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Seattle Pi: SEATTLE ARTS AND CULTURE Plain & Fancy EXHIBITION DATES: February 25 – March 21, 2020 RECEPTION: THURSDAY, February 27, 6 PM – 8 PM!

The Painting Center is pleased to present Plain & Fancy, an exhibition that makes visible connections between anonymous, traditional artisans of old order Pennsylvania Germans lent by the Historic Bethlehem Museum and Sites, and six contemporary mid-career artists with ties to…

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PBS39 News Tonight: Getting Up Close & PURSEonal: This Emmaus Woman’s Purse Collection is World’s Largest

BETHLEHEM, PA - Ilene Hochberg Wood is redefining the term, ‘bag lady.’ "People think about Imelda Marcos as the Queen of shoes and if you were to read the articles after she moved away they counted the number of shoes…

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Discover Lehigh Valley: Indoor Fun for Everyone Draws Visitors to Lehigh Valley

PURSEonality: A Stylish Handbag History is Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites’ newest feature. Comprised of more than 300 purses from New York Times bestselling author Ilene Hochberg Wood, PURSEonality explores history and trends of handbags. The exhibit runs until April 26. Read More

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