Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites

In association with the Smithsonian Institution



Be dazzled by Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites most lustrous collection objects.

October 7, 2017 - March 11, 2018

Silver, gold, copper and brass artifacts make for a sparkling display of craftsmanship and luxury. See examples of sterling silver, gold leaf, Mercury glass, engraving and more in this opulent installation and learn how embellishments were created by Bethlehem- based craftsmen and women.

About Gilded

This exhibition will feature such ornate artifacts as:

  • Locally-made books from the J. Carroll Tobias Collection with gilded pages and metal fixtures
  • Mercury glass from Annie Kemerer Collection
  • Sterling silver
  • May Erdman’s gold accented china
Gilded Handpainted Teacup
Gilded Gold Bracelet
Gilded Glass Reindeer
Gilded Gold Pocketwatch

Don't Miss These Fantastic Programs

  • Paint & Sip with Metallic Theme - October at the Luckenbach Mill
  • Jewelry Trunk Show - October at the Kemerer Museum
  • Gilded Opening Reception - Thursday, October 6th 6-8pm at the Kemerer Museum
  • Make Your Own Faux Mercury Glass - November at the Luckenbach Mill
  • Smithy Demonstrations - TBD at the Smithy
  • Platinum Print Photography Artist Talk - January at the Kemerer Museum
  • Gold Leaf Workshop - February at the Kemerer Museum

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