Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites

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Morning Call: Beer Research – History pours from the Lehigh Valley’s breweries

Behind every beer, there is a good story. Behind every Lehigh Valley brewery, there are volumes of history — and lessons to learn. In 2015, The Morning Call’s annual Outlook business section examined the region’s beverage industry, and reporter Frank…

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Morning Call: Readers React: Walking Tour of Bethlehem Teacher’s City’s History

Recently I took a walking tour of old Bethlehem, offered by Historic Bethlehem Museums and Sites. I really enjoyed it. Our city’s history is much more interesting than most people realize, and even if you’re a lifelong resident of Bethlehem,…

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Lehigh Valley Live: Craft beer and video games: The quest to start the Lehigh Valley’s 1st bar arcade

Lehigh Valley native Dave Bracetty is on a quest to bring the region its first bar and vintage video game arcade. These nostalgic hangout spots are proliferating around the country but none have popped up locally despite the area’s rapid…

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Lehigh Valley Live: Abstract art by artificial intelligence? It exists, and you can see it in Bethlehem.

An opening is scheduled for Friday for what former Express-Times Publisher Al Kratzer said is the first art show in the Lehigh Valley of an artificial intelligence artist’s work. The show is called Algorithmic Abstractions. The event is set for 5:30…

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Lehigh Valley Press: A ‘Reimagined’ Exhibition at the Kemerer Museum

“Artifacts Reimagined: A 5x5 Artist Exhibition,” through Aug. 18, Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, Bethlehem, of more than 50 contemporary pieces by five Lehigh Valley artists sheds new light on historic and vintage items. The artists, members of the 5x5…

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WFMZ Channel 69 News: Take A Trip Down Memory Lane at the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts with a Retro Arcade

The rule of thumb at a museum is generally "please don't touch," but for a short time, the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts is encouraging quite the opposite! It's latest exhibit is geared toward adults and is all hands-on. WFMZ's Alexandra Hogan was…

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