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HBMS Art at Home

As the Lehigh Valley continues to shelter in place, we turn to virtual meetings and increased social media outreach. These new interactions have offered a glimpse inside the homes we built, surrounding ourselves with art, heirlooms, and photos of loved ones. It is clear that art transforms our homes and brightens our outlook daily.

Through the Holiday Dinner and Art Auction, Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites have introduced more than 600+ works of art from local artists into homes across the region and country. A few works have even found residence in other countries!

Do you have a piece of art that you have purchased from Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites? We want to see it!

You can share by emailing a picture of you and the artwork you’ve collected at HBMS events to ccheponis@historicbethlehem.org or by posting your image to Facebook or Instagram and tagging Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites along with #HBMSArtAtHome.

Images will be posted in the slideshow below. Hover over each photo to view the artist and who submitted the photo.

Join us for an exquisite evening...

View from Waterworks by
2020 Featured Artist Jim Lukens

...of fabulous cocktails, music, dinner, and auctions featuring original works of art at the 28th Annual Holiday Dinner & Auction.

Save the Date:
December 5, 2020

Benefactor's Reception: 5:30PM
Guest Arrival: 6:30PM

Where:
ArtsQuest Center at Steel Stacks

101 Founders Way, Bethlehem

Please RSVP: Adelle Mantle, 610.882.0450 ext. 25

2020 Honorees

Business Honorée

St. Luke's University Health Network

Individual Honorées

Nancy Light

Featured Artist

Jim Lukens

Jim Lukens was schooled at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and Barnstone Studios, Jim's work is viewed and collected as a quintessential addition to the area's vibrant art scene.

After years of forays, Lukens settled in Richland Township, Upper Bucks County, Pennsylvania where he maintains a home and studio.

For a decade, he has been represented by Chapman Gallery of Doylestown, PA. He has generously opened his heart and expertise to teach students from beginning to the familiar in the techniques of oil painting, encouraging them to embrace their own style. On November 4, 2017, he opened the Main Street Gallery in Quakertown where patrons can view his selected works and the work of his students.

Jim was thrilled to be invited to be the Featured Artist for the 2020 Holiday Dinner and Auction.

For more information about Jim Lukens and to see more of his art, please visit his website.

Holiday Dinner Art Exhibition

Save the Date
Art Preview Reception
Sunday, November 22, 4 - 6PM

1869 Luckenbach Mill, 459 Old York Road, Bethlehem, PA

Register for the Holiday Dinner at the Benefactor level to receive admission to the Art Preview Reception. Skip the bidding - purchase your favorite piece at the buyout price!

Wine and hors d'oeuvres will be served.
Please RSVP: Adelle Mantle, 610.882.0450 ext. 25

2020 Holiday Dinner Committee

Peggy Baker, Chair
Nancy Ahlum, James DePietro, Dolly Dyer, Shelby Eichenlaub, Andrea Foucek,
Diane Hutchinson, Gina Kelechava, Suzanne Mason, Peggy Pook, Judy Savchak, Wendy Steed, Jennifer Van De Voorde, Ilene Wood

2019 Sponsors

These sponsors provide continued support of Bethlehem's heritage and we hope in turn you will support them.

Major Sponsors

Crystal Sponsors

Star Sponsors

Lantern Sponsors

Specialty Sponsors

Dessert Sponsor

Wine Sponsor

Photo Wall Sponsor

Valet Sponsor

Candle Sponsors

Decoration Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Lewis Brothers Construction

Silver Sponsors

Ann Kearney Astolfi DMD

Christmas City Veterinary

Cornerstone Asset Management

Douglas James Studios

Erwin Forrest Builders

Keystone Consulting Engineers

Liberty Property Trust

Moravian Academy

Onyx Equities-PCCP, Owners of Westgate Mall

Perkiomen School

Ameriprise Financial Services Richards, Meli & Associates

Youngs Advisory Group

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