Destination Arts: Third Thursday

Downtown Allentown Events

Destination Arts: Third Thursday takes place each month from 5 - 8 p.m. Downtown Allentown’s arts and business communities will join forces to create a unique and eclectic evening experience. Exhibitions, sales, classes, special menus and more will be featured at many of the local arts venues, artist studios, retailers and restaurants. Every month, new discoveries will await you, too. Enjoy Happy Hour or grab dinner at one of downtown's restaurants, then explore what Third Thursday has to offer. NEW: Free parking after 5 PM on non-PPL Event nights! 

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This Third Thursday - August 15, 2019:

 


"DRAMATIC FOCUS" at gallery840

gallery840 presents "Dramatic Focus," an exhibition of reflective surfaces, bold colors, and magnified views create a striking collection of paintings which encourage the viewer to see each subject with a new vision. Features artwork from artists Taryn Day, Molly Gilley, Lauren Kuhn, Elena Shackleton and Wendy Stoudt.

2019 FACULTY & STAFF EXHIBITION at THE BAUM SCHOOL OF ART

Featuring the work of The Baum School of Art's Faculty and Staff members, showing artwork in a variety of media and subject matter.

ARTISTS RECEPTION FROM 6:00 - 8:00 PM

13TH ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION at BAUM SCHOOL OF ART

The Baum School & the Morning Call celebrate their 13th year as partners with over 100 Local and Regional artists juried by Jane Heft and Jessyca Pachecho. 

ARTISTS RECEPTION FROM 6:00 - 8:00 PM; AWARDS AT 6:30 PM

EVENING OF INDIAN CULTURE at the ALLENTOWN ART MUSEUM

August 15th is Indian Independence Day and the Allentown Art Museum will celebrate with a culturally rich evening with free activities for all! Stop by early (4:00-5:30 PM) to partake in Indian arts and crafts, and to view the artifacts on display. 

From 5:30-6:00 PM, enjoy a performance that sets the stage for a high-energy Bollywood Dance Party - with full participation from the audience! 


GAY BRUNT MILLER DESIGN EXHIBITION at ARTS AT ST. JOHN'S (37 S. 5TH ST.)

This Art Exhibit features original hand-designed mandalas and zentangle-inspired art, including Adult Coloring products, prints & original artworks. Entertainment by Gabe Toth will be provided on the piano, and light refreshments will be served.

Click HERE for more information!


Downtown Dining & Corresponding Happy Hours:

The Dime:

Queen City BBQ:
Mon- Fri 4-7pm: $5 Frozen Drinks, $5 Craft Beers, $5 Mark West wine, $5 Tito’s, Captain Morgan, and Jack Daniels. 

Fegley's Allentown Brew Works:
Mon- Fri 4-6pm: $3 Beers, $4 Wine, $5 Drinks, $5 Appetizers.

The Hamilton:
Tue- Fri 4:30-6:30pm: $9 Manhattan or Old Fashioned; $6 Tap Wine, Sangria, Champagne or Mimosa; $5 Moscow Mule, Mojito, Margarita, Martini, or single shot mixers; $4 select beer, domestic bottles and fireball shots; half-price bar menu appetizers during happy hour. 

Bell Hall:
Mon-Fri 5-7pm.
All Day on Thursday: $5 Whisky & Wine    
*Bonus: Stay late! Thursdays from 8-10 PM is Trivia Night at Bell Hall!  

Tacos Y Tequila:
Mon-Thurs 4-7, Friday from 4-6: $5 Agua Fresca, Fresh Fruit Spritzer, Fruitful Margarita, Mimosa Hermosa, Mixed Berry Mojito, Pineapple Mojito, Strawberry Mojito. $6 TYT Margaritas. $3.50 Craft Drafts and $4 Wine
Food Specials include $7 Ceviche, $4 Cheese Dip, $7 Flautas, $6.50 Molotes, $7.50 OMG Nachos, $7 Tableside Guac and $7 Taco Flights (pick 3 excluding shrimp)

 

 

 

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