The importance of art in Bethlehem cannot be overstated. From large festivals and programs that educate the public to small, quaint galleries that feature incredible local artists, there are plenty of opportunities in Bethlehem to immerse yourself in the local culture. When you begin to tour the historic downtown district, you’ll understand why so many artists are inspired by our city’s beauty and history. Here are four fantastic art galleries in Bethlehem, PA.
After you’ve toured the incredible art galleries in Bethlehem, PA, indulge in a delicious meal at an incredible nearby restaurant. Download our free Vacation Guide for the best local recommendations. Consider visiting Bethlehem Brew Works, just steps from some of these galleries. With our Vacation Guide, you’ll also find great annual events that celebrate art, like MusikFest. Planning your stay at Sayre Mansion is easy when you use our free Vacation Guide!
Visit These Incredible Art Galleries in Bethlehem, PA
Banana Factory and ArtsQuest Center
The biggest art gallery in Bethlehem belongs to ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem. ArtsQuest is a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to providing art, culture, and educational programs to Lehigh Valley. ArtsQuest’s gallery is The Banana Factory. The complex is composed of six buildings and houses the galleries, artist studios, and classrooms. Make sure to check the website before visiting to see if you can attend any of their incredible events. Best of all, this incredible studio is within walking distance of Sayre Mansion!
eDavid Gallery, as the name suggests, focuses on contemporary visual artists. The gallery features photographers, graphic illustrators, photo realists, print media, and mixed media artisans. The gallery tries to support established as well as emerging international artists. For the most modern look at art, definitely visit this eDavid Gallery.
The Snow Goose Gallery
Just a quick two-minute drive from Sayre Mansion, The Snow Goose Gallery is a great place to visit for incredible collection. They feature some of the world’s finest artists as well as the only certified picture framer in Bethlehem. Check the Snow Goose Gallery website for interesting and fun events as well as great sneak peaks of the collections!
The Yaralov Gallery, located just two minutes from Sayre Mansion, features the art of Sergei Yaralov. Originally from the country of Georgia, Yaralov has made Lehigh Valley his home. His work is primarily landscapes, with a selection of works that represent New York, Europe, and our own Bethlehem!
Stay at Sayre Mansion
After you’ve visited these art galleries in Bethlehem, PA, return to a bed and breakfast that is also a work of art: Sayre Mansion. Our gorgeous inn combines the rustic beauty of a classic 19-century mansion with the modern amenities of a hotel. Consider staying in Room 23, which once served as the sanctuary of the mistress of the house. This spacious and pleasant room is furnished with a king-sized bed, a large armoire, and a two-sided table desk with matching chairs. There is a large window that overlooks the back lawns and a beautiful glowing electric fireplace that will warm the room on cool nights.
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