Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites Kid’s Club: Featuring City Lights and Personalized Room Signs

Feb 16th, 2016Press Release from Historic Bethlehem Museums and Sites

Bethlehem, PA – Join Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites on March 5th and April 2nd for the return of our popular Kid’s Club event series filled with family fun and craft making!

On March 5th celebrate the 275th anniversary of Bethlehem by making illuminated cityscapes using the battery powered tea lights provided. Join us to make your own beautiful lighted city inspired by the architecture and design of Bethlehem, as featured in our exhibition ‘Bethlehem by Design’. The exhibition runs from February 6 until May 15 at the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts.

On April 2 mark your territory with a customized wood plaque sign for your room. Be inspired by Bethlehem city signage and wayfinding tools as your create your masterpiece.

Both Kid’s Club events take place at the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts at 427 North New Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018. Kid’s Club is a drop in program from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Leading the craft creation is artist Natalie Hartman, back for a second year of Kid’s Club Activities at the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts. Natalie is a multi-talented freelance artist from Bethlehem PA. She currently teaches arts & crafts to school age children at the Banana Factory, just minutes from her home.

Children ages 4 -12 receive free admission and adult admission starts at $12. Members receive free admission to Kid’s Club programming throughout the year. To book your tickets or to inquire about the exhibition call 1-800-360-TOUR.

Join us for other upcoming Kid’s Club programs at the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts. Upcoming Spring/Summer programs include:

May 7th: “Mappy” Mother’s Day Gift

Using city maps and hodgepodge, decoupage a colorful vase that makes a perfect gift for Mom!

June 11th: Paint a Pet Portrait

Learn how to paint a colorful portrait of your creature companion on canvas under the guidance of a professional artist.

July 16th: No Sew Sock Creatures

Create your own creature companion using an upcycled sock, colorful felt and stuffing. No sewing experience needed, just a creative imagination to bring your creatures to life!


All proceeds from this event help Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites to maintain 20 historic landmarks in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites is a not-for-profit institution that brings to life three centuries of American history.  Historic Bethlehem tells the story of a small town of great influence, home to some of our nation’s earliest settlers, to America’s first municipal water pumping system, and to one of the world’s greatest industrial companies.  Historic Bethlehem is located in eastern Pennsylvania, only a 1.5 hour drive from Philadelphia to the North and 2 hours west of New York City.  Historic Bethlehem is an Affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution and a National Historic Landmark District.


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