Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites

In association with the Smithsonian Institution



One Tank Trip: PURSEonality: A Stylish Handbag History

BETHLEHEM, Pa. - There are bags to put your things in, bags for an evening out, bags that catch your eye. Part function, part fashion. "What I love about purses is I love the way they look," said Ilene Hochberg…

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Benefiting from World Heritage Designation in the United States

Please join the Cultural Heritage Management Graduate Program at Johns Hopkins University and US/ICOMOS ONLINE and IN PERSON as we bring together national experts for a discussion of the economic and social benefits of World Heritage designation. Learn how World Heritage inscription…

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Outlook with Dan Holzman: Historic Bethlehem Museums and Sites

Caitlin Nelson of HBMS speaks to Dan Holzman about upcoming offerings for the holiday season! Listen Here

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People: Ilene Hochberg Proves Her Bite Is Worse Than Her Bark in Her Spoof of Canine Couture

Ilene Hochberg had been warned: Cat books sell; dog books don’t. But that didn’t stop her. She wanted to prove everyone wrong and doggone it, she did. Her recently issued fashion parody, Dogue (Main Street Press, $8.95) is so successful…

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Oprah Magazine: 20 Best Places to Spend Christmas This Year

Known as Christmas Town, USA, and easily one of the country's most festive cities, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania shines during the holidays. Guests can enjoy horse drawn carriage rides, see the country's only live advent calendar, explore the German-inspired Christkindlmarket and Weihnachtsmarkt,…

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Martha Stewart: This “Christmas City” in Pennsylvania Might Be the Most Festive in the Entire Country

Christmas is a magical time with lights illuminating the streets and holiday cheer an infectious feeling. But one town takes that to the next level. The little town of Bethlehem—Pennsylvania, that is—takes its name seriously, enjoying a unique chance to ring in the holiday…

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