Led by Melanie Depcinski of Counting Crafty Sheep, in partnership with Crochet for a Cause Lehigh Valley
Alternate Saturdays starting June 17 from 2-4 pm at the Single Sisters' House
Are you a crochet enthusiast or someone who has always wanted to learn? Now’s your chance! Join Melanie Depscinki from Counting Crafty Sheep and learn how to crochet, make plarn and your own fabric yarn, as well as how to crochet a variety of items such as sleeping mats and baskets. As you crochet, discover more about the stunning Single Sisters’ House and who the Single Sisters were.
Hair of the Dog: Historic Happy Hour
Enjoy an historic happy hour with Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites!
Thursday, July 20 from 5 - 7 pm at Goundie House
You’re invited to close out the night – and the Bethlehem Brewed & Distilled exhibition – with our Historic Happy Hour brimming with beer tastings from internationally-known beer historian Chris Bowen, tastings of handcrafted bitters and brews and an insider’s guide to historic hangover cures led by local colonial historian and medicinal horticulturist Erica Patton, and a last look at the full story of Bethlehem’s brewing history.
Hair Fashion Show
Thursday, August 24 from 6 - 9 pm at Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts
Pairing amazing and intricate hairstyles from a local stylist with gorgeous Victorian-inspired garments, this Hair Fashion Show is one event you won't want to miss!
This trendsetting evening will blow your hair back with its breathtaking blend of inspiring contemporary hairstyles and elegant Victorian-inspired contemporary attire from regional designers. Watch models showcase this marvelous mix on the Kemerer catwalk as you enjoy light refreshments!
Back to Basics
Led by Dominica Fox, Liz Wagner, and Carrie Beleno
Saturday, August 26 from 10 am - 12 pm at Single Sisters' House
Join us for a joint yoga, organic farming, and meditation class led by Dominica Fox, Liz Wagner, and Carrie Beleno. Relax, unwind and break a sweat in the Saal. Afterwards, take a break and learn the basics of organic farming, and finish up with useful meditation techniques!
Only 30 spots available - RSVP today!
Victorian Hair Art Workshop
With Master Jeweler Karen Bachmann
Saturday, August 26 from 2 - 5 pm at Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts
Design and create your own hairart jewelry with this contemporary technique taught by Master Jeweler Karen Bachmann. At the end of this 3-hour class, you will leave with your own hairart jewelry as well as knowledge on how to create future projects!
Hairart or hairwork, the practice of laying wrapping or weaving human hair to create intricate jewelry and more, rose in popularity during the Victorian Era.
Join Master Jeweler Karen Bachmann, a fine jeweler with over 25 years of experience, as she shows you this modern take of this unusual craft.
A Town Hall on Women of the Past, Present, and Future
Led by Jill Stein and Seth Hanlon, in partnership with the Steelworker Archives
Thursday, September 28 from 6 - 8 pm at Single Sisters' House
This Town Hall will compare and contrast women of the early Moravian settlement, the women who fought for equal pay at Bethlehem Steel, and women of today.
Led by Dr. Kathering Faull, Professor at Bucknell University
Sunday, October 8 at 2pm at the Old Chapel
Join Dr. Kathrine Faull, Professor of German and Humanities and Director of the Program in Comparative Humanities at Bucknell University, as she presents her biographical findings on Anna Nitschmann, an 18th century Missionary and leadership figure for Moravian women.
Thursday, March 16 from 6 - 8 pm at Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts
Thank you to everyone who attended and made this opening reception one of our most successful yet! A special thank you to Pamela Moschini for speaking about her wonderful and extensive private collection of intricate hairwork - 30 years in the making and made available for public view for the first time, and Rebecca Reeves, local contemporary artist for discussing her background and her process.
An Evening with Dr. Katie Desiderio, presented by Back Door Bakeshop
Thursday, April 6 from 6 - 8 pm at Single Sisters' House
You're invited to an evening with Dr. Katie P. Desiderio, Professor and Chair of the Economics and Business Department at Moravian College, who will be leading a softskills workshop, "Recognize * Reflect * Connect: Exploring Unconscious Bias of Women and Leadership," presented by Back Door Bakeshop.
Join us as we identify perceptions of women in our personal and professional sphere.
Back Door Bakeshop will be provide coffee and other delicious baked goods. Your first coffee is free with your admission!
Horsehair Jewelry Demonstration
With Susan Newquist of RedTail Designs
Saturday, May 6 from 11 am - 4 pm at Colonial Industrial Quarter
Watch Susan Newquist of Red-Tail Designs, local artist and equine aficionado, weave handcrafted custom bracelets, earrings, and other adornments using the hair from a horse’s tail or mane as her primary material.