Free Sundays at the Museum
Looking for a place to spend a Sunday afternoon that both the kids and the adults will enjoy? Have trouble convincing your kids to join you in a museum visit?
We are proud to open the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts for free! Enjoy a range of exciting activities like Career Corner, the Family Room, and Museum Storytime, which are kid-friendly, but also intriguing for adults alike. Take a tour of our permanent museum collection filled with local history and decorative arts from the past, or check out our seasonal changing exhibit on special topics!
Free Sundays at the Museum take place at the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 North New Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018 and run from 1PM-4PM every Sunday.
Free Sundays at the Museum programs are funded with support from the Jones Children Fund.
Free Sundays Activities Schedule
Story: A New Year's Reunion by Li-Qiong Yu
Craft: Paper lanterns
Story: The Football That Won by Michael Sampson
Craft: Foam fan finger, pom-poms
Story: A Color of His Own by Leo Lionni
Craft: Sun catcher
Story: Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes
Craft: Foam purse, paper plate purse
Story: Harriet Gets Carried Away by Jessie Sima
Taking place throughout the year, this program brings professionals into the museum to present a children’s activity that demonstrates how they use design in their current job.
In the News
Learn more about Free Sundays at the Museum in the news.
"Family fun that’s free — if that sounds good to you, you’ll want to head to Bethlehem’s Kemerer Museum of the Decorative Arts on Sunday afternoons...You’ll find a range of programs and activities that caters to many ages and promotes creativity and exploration." - Article by The Morning Call
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For a special occasion amidst priceless works that celebrate the decorative arts, the Kemerer is a one-of-a-kind destination sure to fascinate your discerning guests!
Able to accommodate up to 100 people, the Kemerer Museum provides a unique venue for your special event. This location is perfect for cocktail parties, family reunions, corporate dinners, birthday parties, baby showers, and so much more.