Lehigh University Art Galleries

Lehigh University Art Galleries LUAG refers to itself as a "Museum Without Walls", extending throughout three campuses in the form of galleries, classrooms, outdoor sculpture, and an open-storage facility for its Teaching Collection.

The upcoming exhibition Crochet Coral Reef: By Margaret and Christine Wertheim and the Institute For Figuring is feature...
07/30/2019
Climate Art Beat℠ | Honoring The Future

The upcoming exhibition Crochet Coral Reef: By Margaret and Christine Wertheim and the Institute For Figuring is featured in Climate Art Beat's summer/early fall calendar of "10 Pioneering Climate Art Events". See the list by following the link below and learn more about Crochet Coral Reef and the other upcoming fall 19 exhibitions at www.luag.org.

Climate Art Beat℠ Summer/Early Fall Calendar 2019 Courtney Mattison, Malum Geminos (“Evil Twins” in Latin)(detail)(2019). Glazed stoneware and porcelain. Dimensions: 7’ x 21’ x 2’. Photograph by Paul Mutino for the Florence Griswold Museum. ©2019 Courtney Mattison. Courtesy of the artis...

This Friday in the LUAG Lower Gallery language specialists from Lehigh University's International Center for Academic an...
07/15/2019
Improving English With Art | International Center for Academic and Professional English

This Friday in the LUAG Lower Gallery language specialists from Lehigh University's International Center for Academic and Professional English will host the workshop "Improving English with Art". This workshop is free and open to all Lehigh students. For more information please visit: https://eventscalendar.lehigh.edu/event/improving_english_with_art#.XSye2-hKiUl

How can art and design inspire language and writing? How can the visual elicit analogies, vocabulary, and cultural connections? How can art and design arouse empathy and imagination? Investigate how objects in the Zoellner Art Gallery can be used to stimulate language. In this workshop, ICAPE langua...

Director Crow was part of a group of museum education leaders who took part in a planning workshop to help inform the de...
07/09/2019
Shaping a New Assessment on Museum Education and Interpretation

Director Crow was part of a group of museum education leaders who took part in a planning workshop to help inform the development of a new Education and Interpretation Assessment for the Museum Assessment Program (MAP). Follow the link to learn more.

On March 21 and 22, 2019, AAM brought together thirteen experts on museum education for a professionally facilitated exploration of trends, needs, and opportunities in the museum education field. T…

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07/03/2019
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As always the new issue of Fig Bethlehem is AMAZING! Check out page 58 to learn more about the upcoming exhibition "Croc...
06/12/2019
Fig Bethlehem Summer 2019

As always the new issue of Fig Bethlehem is AMAZING! Check out page 58 to learn more about the upcoming exhibition "Crochet Coral Reef from Margaret and Christine Wertheim and the Institute for Figuring" opening in the LUAG Main Gallery on September 12, 2019.

Fig is a hyper-local guide to shopping, dining, arts, and entertainment that brings both voice and vision to great small destinations. Our carefully cultivated audience appreciates authenticity and distinction. We believe in the power of creative communication to inspire thriving and connected commu...

Bethlehem House Gallery
06/10/2019

Bethlehem House Gallery

Here is Khalil Allaik speaking at an event for the Lehigh University Digital Imagining of Outsider Creativity team (led by Norman Girardot) on the topic of local legend Mr. Imagination and Imagination Inspiring Creativity 🧠🧠🧠 Former featured artist and renowned Outsider Artist Ross Brodar presented as well! 🏞🖼

#mrimagination #imagination #inspiration #creativity #outsiderart #outsiderartist #artpresentation #lehighuniversity #lehighu #research #project #art #artists #lehighvalley #bethlehem #bethlehempa #luart #artgallery #artmuseum #gallery #artevent #artproject #HeartOfBethlehem #GetDowntownBethlehem #liftyourspiritsDLV

Looking for something to do this weekend between the raindrops? Explore Lehigh University's Outdoor Sculpture Collection...
05/31/2019

Looking for something to do this weekend between the raindrops? Explore Lehigh University's Outdoor Sculpture Collection! 50+ sculptures located on all three campuses.

Herbert Simon
American (b. 1927)
Pyramid II, c. 1970
Aluminum
Gift of Muriel and Philip Berman

TOMORROW is the last day to view the Spring 2019 exhibitions before LUAG closes for the summer. The LUAG Main and Lower ...
05/23/2019

TOMORROW is the last day to view the Spring 2019 exhibitions before LUAG closes for the summer. The LUAG Main and Lower Galleries' hours for today and tomorrow are 11 AM - 5 PM.

Next Friday, May 24, 2019 will be the LAST day to view the Spring 2019 exhibitions before LUAG closes for the summer. The LUAG Main and Lower Galleries' hours for the exhibition "The Teaching Museum: Selections from the Permanent Collection" are Wednesday - Saturday 11 AM - 5 PM and Sunday 1 - 5 PM. For other gallery hours and locations please visit our website www.luag.org.

Photographs by Matthew Blum.

Next Friday, May 24, 2019 will be the LAST day to view the Spring 2019 exhibitions before LUAG closes for the summer. Th...
05/17/2019

Next Friday, May 24, 2019 will be the LAST day to view the Spring 2019 exhibitions before LUAG closes for the summer. The LUAG Main and Lower Galleries' hours for the exhibition "The Teaching Museum: Selections from the Permanent Collection" are Wednesday - Saturday 11 AM - 5 PM and Sunday 1 - 5 PM. For other gallery hours and locations please visit our website www.luag.org.

Photographs by Matthew Blum.

Please join LUAG in celebrating the tremendous contributions of Denise Stangl and Patricia McAndrew to Lehigh University...
05/13/2019

Please join LUAG in celebrating the tremendous contributions of Denise Stangl and Patricia McAndrew to Lehigh University and the legacy of Lehigh University Art Galleries on Thursday, May 16, 2019 from 3-4:30 PM in the LUAG Lower Gallery, Zoellner Arts Center. Both are retiring this summer.

Denise has been with the LUAG team since 1984. As Operations Administrator, she has kept the galleries running smoothly for 35 years and has recently served as a crucial bridge during the transition between director emeritus Ricardo Viera and current director William Crow.

Pat started as a gallery volunteer in 1997. Serving as the Coordinator of Volunteers and Museum Education since 2012, Pat has guided hundreds of tours for over a thousand students from the Lehigh community and beyond.

Left photograph by Matthew Blum
Right photograph detail by Isabella Zimmerman/B&W Staff.

Study Night at the Museum TONIGHT from 6-11PM in the LUAG Lower Gallery, Zoellner Arts Center.
05/06/2019

Study Night at the Museum TONIGHT from 6-11PM in the LUAG Lower Gallery, Zoellner Arts Center.

Happy last day of classes Lehigh University! The LUAG is happy to announce that we will once again be hosting Study Night at the Museum on Monday May 6, 2019 from 6-11PM in the LUAG Lower Gallery, Zoellner Arts Center. Bring a friend and your study material and prepare to conquer your finals surrounded by works of art from Lehigh's permanent collection. When you're in need of a mental break from studying you are welcome to explore the exhibition "The Teaching Museum: Selections from the Permanent Collection" and to help yourself to free snacks.

Happy last day of classes Lehigh University! The LUAG is happy to announce that we will once again be hosting Study Nigh...
05/03/2019

Happy last day of classes Lehigh University! The LUAG is happy to announce that we will once again be hosting Study Night at the Museum on Monday May 6, 2019 from 6-11PM in the LUAG Lower Gallery, Zoellner Arts Center. Bring a friend and your study material and prepare to conquer your finals surrounded by works of art from Lehigh's permanent collection. When you're in need of a mental break from studying you are welcome to explore the exhibition "The Teaching Museum: Selections from the Permanent Collection" and to help yourself to free snacks.

05/01/2019
Department of Art, Architecture and Design at Lehigh University

Department of Art, Architecture and Design at Lehigh University

This week marks the last week of classes for Spring 2019. In Professor Crow's ART 220 Modern Art class students created short videos about the Lehigh University Art Collection. The student-created videos will premiere Wednesday, May 1 at 4pm in the Art Galleries in Zoellner Arts Center.

ART 220 Modern Art is an introduction to the major developments of 20th century art, including cubism, futurism, surrealism, abstract expressionism, performance and new media art. #art #architecture #design

Today's the day! Join us in the LUAG Main Gallery from 2-4PM to celebrate Ricardo Viera's tremendous contributions to Le...
04/26/2019

Today's the day! Join us in the LUAG Main Gallery from 2-4PM to celebrate Ricardo Viera's tremendous contributions to Lehigh University and the art galleries.

04/19/2019

The LUAG will be closed this upcoming Sunday (4/21) due to the holiday. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Main and Lower Galleries on Wednesday (4/24)!

Thank you to everyone who attended last week's Open House, a featured event of the 2019 Symposium on Teaching and Learni...
04/18/2019

Thank you to everyone who attended last week's Open House, a featured event of the 2019 Symposium on Teaching and Learning at Lehigh. For more information on how Lehigh's permanent collection can support your teaching please email [email protected].

Photographs by Matthew Blum.

Under the Culture section in the new Spring 2019 Bulletin you can learn more about the current exhibition "Robert Doisne...
04/16/2019
Bulletin - Spring 2019

Under the Culture section in the new Spring 2019 Bulletin you can learn more about the current exhibition "Robert Doisneau: Paris After the War" continuing on the fourth floor of Maginnes Hall until May 24, 2019.

The Spring 2019 Bulletin highlights the work of Ricky Kirshner ’82, the man behind the Super Bowl halftime shows and other televised cultural phenomena.

Interested in joining the LUAG Student Advisory Committee? Our next meeting will be held tomorrow (4/16) from 12-1PM in ...
04/15/2019

Interested in joining the LUAG Student Advisory Committee? Our next meeting will be held tomorrow (4/16) from 12-1PM in the LUAG Lower Gallery. For more information email [email protected].

We’re looking forward to seeing everyone tonight at our Open House! Swing by the Main and Lower Galleries from 4-6 PM ...
04/11/2019

We’re looking forward to seeing everyone tonight at our Open House! Swing by the Main and Lower Galleries from 4-6 PM to learn how you can incorporate Lehigh’s permanent collection into your teaching.

Testing 1, 2, 3! Gearing up for Day 2 of the #CITLSymposium2019, with a full slate of presentations including Implementing Feminist Praxis into Student Activism and Work, Virtually Polar: Bringing the Arctic & Antarctic into the Classroom Using Virtual Reality, Integration of TRAC Fellows into a Large Materials Science Course, a panel discussion, Learning Outside the Classroom-Community Engaged Approaches to Teaching and Learning, and MUCH more!

At the noon hour, we present the awards for the Student Library Research Prize, and later wind down the day at Lehigh University Art Galleries for an open house, reception, and 9 amazing workshops where you'll see how innovative faculty have incorporated art into the curriculum. Don't miss it!

Join the Lehigh University Art Galleries next Thursday April 11, 2019 from 4-6PM in the LUAG Main and Lower Galleries to...
04/03/2019

Join the Lehigh University Art Galleries next Thursday April 11, 2019 from 4-6PM in the LUAG Main and Lower Galleries to discover how great works of art from Lehigh’s permanent collection can support your teaching!

No RSVP required. All guests will receive a free LUAG tote bag and a variety of teaching resources. More information located on the back of the postcard featured in image two.

This is a featured event of the 2019 Symposium on Teaching and Learning at Lehigh.

Thank you to our friends at Fusion Studio for the fabulous postcard! Arriving in Lehigh University faculty and staff mailboxes soon.

04/02/2019
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It's Lehigh Giving Day!

Please consider donating to the Lehigh University Art Galleries. Your donation will provide support for Lehigh's permanent collection of over 15,000 objects.

Visit https://www.lehighgivingday.com/pages/lehigh-giving-day and scroll down to the "Your Choice" campaign and type in Lehigh University Art Galleries to contribute.

It's Lehigh Giving Day!
Today is an intensive, 24-hour-long effort to engage Lehigh University Alumni and our campus community in a celebration of support for the university.
GO> https://www.lehighgivingday.com

Interested in joining the LUAG team? We're seeking a dynamic and creative visionary to lead our educational programming ...
03/26/2019
Curator of Education

Interested in joining the LUAG team? We're seeking a dynamic and creative visionary to lead our educational programming and oversee visitor experience. For more information and to apply for this position follow the link below.

Reporting to the Director, the Curator of Education is responsible for the strategic direction and management of the museum’s educational programming and visitor experience functions. The Curator of Education is responsible for growing an active and successful program of faculty, student and commu...

Museums: They’re good for your health
03/13/2019
Museums: They’re good for your health

Museums: They’re good for your health

University of Melbourne research finds that visiting museums and other cultural venues can help older Australians with their mental and physical wellbeing.

Art interpreted: Truth from fiction - Brown and White
03/07/2019
Art interpreted: Truth from fiction - Brown and White

Art interpreted: Truth from fiction - Brown and White

Reporter Minh Le interprets the meaning and stories behind one of the art installments on Lehigh's campus as part of the Lehigh University Art Galleries.

Artsy
03/02/2019
Artsy

Artsy

Scholars are discovering just how close the relationship between art and science is.

We were delighted to host the first meeting of the new LUAG Student Advisory Committee this afternoon in the LUAG Lower ...
02/27/2019

We were delighted to host the first meeting of the new LUAG Student Advisory Committee this afternoon in the LUAG Lower Gallery.

Students on the committee have the opportunity to engage directly with the LUAG staff to share their ideas and vision for the galleries. We’re already looking forward to our next meeting at the end of March.

Interested in joining but couldn’t make it to the meeting today? Email [email protected] to learn more.

Director Crow will be one this year's judges for the Hope and Healing Juried Art Show organized by Healing through the A...
02/20/2019
Lehigh Alum Heather Rodale Promotes Healing Through The Arts

Director Crow will be one this year's judges for the Hope and Healing Juried Art Show organized by Healing through the Arts, a nonprofit organization founded by Heather Rodale. The art show will be on view from Feb. 23 - April 14 at The Banana Factory. Follow this link for more information:

Lehigh students’ art work to be showcased in juried art show, which begins Feb. 23

The LUAG Main and Lower Galleries, located in the Zoellner Arts Center, will be closed to the public on Wednesday 2/20 d...
02/18/2019
Lehigh University Art Galleries

The LUAG Main and Lower Galleries, located in the Zoellner Arts Center, will be closed to the public on Wednesday 2/20 due to a LUAG Staff Retreat. Normal operating hours will resume on Thursday 2/21 at 11 AM. For more information on exhibitions, upcoming events, and gallery hours please visit our website at www.luag.org.

The Teaching Museum at Lehigh University

Thank you to everyone who attended last week's opening reception for our spring 2019 exhibition cycle. A special thank y...
02/05/2019

Thank you to everyone who attended last week's opening reception for our spring 2019 exhibition cycle. A special thank you to the Art 220 students who spent the evening offering visitors more information on the artwork in the exhibition "Scale Shift: Large and Small Works".

Photographs by Matthew Blum.

Interested in coming to the Opening Reception at the Siegel Gallery, Iacocca Hall on Thursday but not sure where to park...
01/29/2019
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Interested in coming to the Opening Reception at the Siegel Gallery, Iacocca Hall on Thursday but not sure where to park? Click on the link below:

Janet Fish, Green Bowls, 1978. Lithograph. Gift of Charles and Barbara Vengrove.
01/23/2019

Janet Fish, Green Bowls, 1978. Lithograph. Gift of Charles and Barbara Vengrove.

We're officially open for the Spring Semester! Stop by the LUAG Main Gallery Wednesday - Saturday 11 AM - 5 PM and Sunda...
01/23/2019
Lehigh University Art Galleries

We're officially open for the Spring Semester! Stop by the LUAG Main Gallery Wednesday - Saturday 11 AM - 5 PM and Sunday 1 PM - 5 PM to view the exhibition "The Teaching Museum: Selections from the Permanent Collection" and to learn more about the rest of our spring 2019 exhibitions. More information is available on our website at www.luag.org.

We are thrilled to announce our Spring 2019 Exhibitions! New exhibitions opening on January 21, 2019 include "Robert Doi...
01/08/2019
Lehigh University Art Galleries

We are thrilled to announce our Spring 2019 Exhibitions! New exhibitions opening on January 21, 2019 include "Robert Doisneau: Paris After The War", "Scale Shift: Large and Small Works", and "Elisabeth Frink: Mountain Hawks & Other Creatures". These are joined by the exhibitions "Pedro Meyer: Truth from Fiction", "The Future is Female: Prints by Women Artists" and "The Teaching Museum: Selections from the Permanent Collection" continuing throughout the spring semester. For more information visit our website at www.luag.org.

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420 E Packer Ave
Bethlehem, PA
18015

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Wednesday 11:00 - 17:00
Thursday 11:00 - 17:00
Friday 11:00 - 17:00
Saturday 11:00 - 17:00
Sunday 13:00 - 17:00

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