Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley Announces Re-Opening Season of Special Exhibitions


ALLENTOWN, PA.- On October 16, 2011 the Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley will present its re-opening show Shared Treasure: The Legacy of Samuel H. Kress. This exhibition, which celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Kress Collection gift, will feature 44 works from the museum’s permanent collection. The exhibition will also feature 30 additional works borrowed from other key museum’s across the country that also received Kress gifts such as the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Columbia Museum of Art, Snite Museum of Art at the University of Notre Dame, Georgia Museum of Art, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College and the Indiana University Art Museum. Shared Treasure will run from October 16, 2011 – January 15, 2012. Following Shared Treasure the museum will celebrate its GRAND re-opening with the exhibition Who Shot Rock & Roll: A Photographic History, 1955 to the Present, which wi