'The First Nation (2019)', Rosemary Geseck
Artist: Rosemary Geseck Location: Central Elementary School 829 W Turner Street Description: The Cultural Coalition of Allentown commissioned this piece with the vision of executing a downtown mural that depicts an extended family the original people of Allentown: the Lenape native Americans. The piece takes place circa 1750 in the woodlands of what is now the city. The artist, Rosemary Geseck, worked with the Lenape Museum to design the content of the piece and held workshops for the students of Central Elementary School, where the piece is located, to share more about the tribe’s culture and its impact on the city of Allentown.
Credit: Rosemary Geseck