Allentown Art Museum

Rating: 4.8 stars   5 reviews


31 North Fifth St Allentown PA 18101 USA


To enrich the lives of the widest possible audience of visitors to the Museum by engaging, informing, and inspiring them through the activities of collecting, preserving, studying, exhibiting, and interpreting important works of visual art.


In recent years, the AAM has experienced tremendous growth, both in its program offerings and in annual attendance numbers, which have increased over thirty percent in the past five years. This upward trend is continuing; exhibition preview parties now regularly draw close to 1,000 attendees. Our growth is a testament to the quality and success of the excellent exhibitions and comprehensive educational programming.

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The Allentown Art Museum serves primarily the Lehigh Valley, a community of over 750,000 people and the third largest metropolitian area in Pennsylvania. In 2009, the museum served an audience of 100,000 visitors, with the majority of those served residing in Lehigh County. More than eighty percent of its 14,000 student visitors come from Lehigh and Northampton counties, with the largest single group being from within the Allentown School District. In addition to its local reach, the AAM annually serves visitors from more than forty states and twenty foreign countries.


Exhibitions & collections, education & curatorial

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Rating: 4 stars  

I have conducted a number of educational music programs at the AAM and attended various events there. I am always impressed by the proffesionalism, knowledge, and friendliness of the entire every level. I have also served on their AIE panel and can attest to the high level of artistic integrety that they practice. I always look forward to my interactions @ the Museum, whether they be for business or pleasure. A great team!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

seeing how much children of all ages responded positively to a number of programs. Saw the results of their AIE school programs. Observed how much patrons enjoyed visiting the Museum.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Give them better funding from the City of Allentown and the surrounding area.

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