Vision/Sound Revisited: Allentown’s 80’s Art Scene
June 14 – August 2

Vision/Sound Revisited: Allentown’s 80’s Art Scene is a major exhibition celebrating downtown Allentown’s arts and culture scene and synonymous radio airwaves revolution – with a focus on the period 1978 – 1988. Events include concurrent exhibitions of work by 12 local visual artists of the period, along with sound installations of local bands and radio broadcasts dating from the era featuring WMUH-FM community programmers. An opening reception will be held Wednesday June 14, from 5 – 7pm, in Baker Center for the Arts, at Muhlenberg College Campus.

This exhibition will be in conjunction with a show of contemporary work at the Baum School in downtown Allentown, and a panel discussion with the curators and artists at the Allentown Art Museum.

Click here to hear audio from Allentown in the 80s

Vision/Sound Revisited: Allentown’s 80’s Art Scene is curated by Lisa Baas, Raymond Barnes, Cheryl Haughtney and Scott Sherk.
- Paul M. Nicholson, Director Martin Art Gallery

Contact Information

Jessica L. Ambler, Ph.D.

Director, Martin Art Gallery
Address Muhlenberg College Baker Center for the Arts 2400 Chew Street Allentown, PA 18104