LECTURE: Industry & the Ascendance of Style & Design in Post-War America

National Museum of Industrial History 602 East Second Street, Bethlehem

Join us for a conversation with Jay Haon, a design professional and professor at Drexel University’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design. Haon, who has owned a design business in Philadelphia for 20 years holds a BA in History from the University of Oregon and an MFA in Furniture Design/Industrial Design from Rhode Island School of Design. This program is presented as a companion to our signature exhibit “New & Improved! The Age of Convenience in the Home” on view through September 2024.

S.T.E.A.M. Adventures

National Museum of Industrial History 602 East Second Street, Bethlehem

Visit the museum on March 17th during Family Sunday and join us for a drop-in style family program to engage in S.T.E.A.M. concepts like building, engineering, and strategic thinking. During Family Sundays, all youth 12 and under receive free admission when accompanied by a paying adult. Adult admission is $15.

This month's theme is "Catch That Leprechaun"! Join us for a hands-on activity with some strategic thinking!

Corliss Comes Alive!

National Museum of Industrial History 602 East Second Street, Bethlehem

Join us as we operate the engine and learn more about this fascinating piece of industrial history from the museum’s historian.

Stitching the Steel: What Mildred Johnstone‘s bold needlepoint scenes of steelmaking can tell us about the worlds of art and industry

National Museum of Industrial History 602 East Second Street, Bethlehem

Join Carol Shiner Wilson, Ph.D., Dean of the College for Academic Life, Emerita of Muhlenberg College to examine the life and art of Mildred Thomas Johnstone (1900-1988), fibre artist, wife of Bethlehem Steel VP William H. Johnstone, and member of multiple artistic and intellectual circles.

S.T.E.A.M. Adventures

National Museum of Industrial History 602 East Second Street, Bethlehem

Visit the museum on April 21st during Family Sunday and join us for a drop-in style family program to engage in S.T.E.A.M. concepts like building, engineering, and strategic thinking. During Family Sundays, all youth 12 and under receive free admission when accompanied by a paying adult. Adult admission is $15.

This month's theme is "Tiny Tug"! Learn about our restored Bethlehem Steel tow tractor and star of the children's book series "Tug Tales". Take home your own tiny flat version to photograph as you go out and explore the world.