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Machines of Interest Exhibit Closing Reception
August 14 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmIncluded in museum admission
Join us as we celebrate Machines of Interest: The Selected Works of Stephen Mallon with a closing reception and guest appearance by Mallon himself. Light refreshments will be served. Free admission with pre-registration.
About the Exhibit
Critically acclaimed photographer Stephen Mallon shares a collection of some of his most captivating and thought-provoking pieces in his exhibit at Bethlehem’s National Museum of Industrial History. Machines of Interest features over two dozen original prints from the artist’s collection capturing the surreal beauty of industry.
About the Artist
Stephen Mallon is well-known for his series “Next Stop Atlantic,” featuring decommissioned NYC Subway cars as they are retired in the depths of the Atlantic Ocean as artificial reefs, as well as his series “Brace for Impact”, which chronicles the reclamation of the plane which was successfully landed in the waters of the Hudson river by Captain “Sully” Sullenburger. Mallon’s work has been exhibited in museums and galleries internationally, and his work has been written about in many publications, including National Geographic, The New Yorker, New York Times, Vanity Fair, Wired, Stern, PetaPixel, Viral Forest, BuzzFeed, New York Magazine, and The Huffington Post, and featured on CNN, CBS, MSNBC and NPR.
Please note that due to Musikfest, free parking in the area may be reduced. A limited number of free spots will be available in the Northampton Community College Lot adjacent to the Museum at 511 East Third Street. For more information about parking in South Bethlehem during Musikfest hours, please visit https://www.musikfest.org/info/directions-parking/