Art of...

Our "Art of..." program is a perfect way to make your gathering into a super-awesome, creative-to-the-max happening of epic proportions.

Not sure if its right for you? Here's a long list of events they're perfect for!

  • Teambuilding
  • Business Planning Retreats
  • Staff/Department Retreats
  • Project Kickoffs/Celebrations
  • Employee Orientation/Recognition
  • Brainstorming Sessions
  • Sales Motivation Meetings
  • Board of Directors Meetings
  • Family/Class Reunions
  • Bachelorette Parties
  • Red Hat Societies
  • Birthdays/Anniversaries
  • Retirements
  • and pretty much any other gathering you can dream up!

ArtsQuest can provide you with an exciting, hands-on art experience... one-of-a kind experiences during which you learn directly from our nationally known artists and create lifelong memories! Please check out the details below to see all we have to offer!

For booking information and more, contact Elizabeth Wiggins at lwiggins@artsquest.org

The experiences...

Glass

Hot Glass Demonstration

This introductory session features a glassblowing demonstration led by our esteemed glass artists. Plus, you'll get to keep the piece that is created!

Attendees: Up to 50
Time: 1.5 hours
Cost: $400

Hot Glass Hands-on Experience

Watch our talented artists create a piece of glass art. After you learn the basics, you’ll take to the studio floor and create a flower or paperweight that you can take home after it cools in the kiln.

Attendees: Up to 12
Time: 3 hours
Cost: $900
(Additional participants can be accommodated at $80 per person; 18 participants maximum.)

Hot Glass Teambuilding

A demonstration, followed by an interactive, team-centric time on the glass studio floor.

Attendees: Up to 12
Time: 3 hours
Cost: $1,800

Attendees: Up to 24
Time: 5 hours
Cost: $2,500

Hot Glass Party

Experience a "make your own" glass session! Participants team up in shifts with our talented staff to make their own flower, paperweight or ornament.

Attendees: Up to 12
Time: 2.5 hours
Cost: $550

For booking information and more, contact Elizabeth Wiggins at lwiggins@artsquest.org

Digital Photography

The Creative Vision

An instructional session with a photographer, followed by a photo shoot!

Attendees: Up to 10
Time: 2 hours
Cost: $650

Attendees: Up to 20
Time: 3 hours
Cost: $1,100

Photography Adventure Training

This teambuilding photo scavenger hunt invites participants to tap into their intuitive thought process and work spontaneously as a team.

Attendees: Up to 20
Time: 3 hours
Cost: $1,100

Behind the Lens

Learn how to take great portraits from a professional photographer.

Attendees: Up to 12
Time: 3 hours
Cost: $650

For booking information and more, contact Elizabeth Wiggins at lwiggins@artsquest.org

Visual Arts

Bead Making

Ceramic Wheel Throwing

Jewelry Making

Attendees: Up to 8
Time: 2 hours
Cost: $400
Choose 1 art form

Attendees: Up to 16
Time: 2 hours
Cost: $800
Choose 2 art forms

Attendees: Up to 24
Time: 2 hours
Cost: $1,200
Choose 3 art forms
Have all participants (up to 24 total) rotate classes to experience bead making, jewelry making and wheel throwing!

4 Hours - $1,600
6 Hours - $3,200

Raku Demonstration: Feel the Fire

Raku is an ancient form of Japanese pottery characterized by its unique firing process, which activates the vibrant glaze colors

Attendees: Unlimited
Time: 1 hour
Cost: $300

Silk Scarf Marbling

Participants make swirling, marbled patterns from a variety of paint color choices and then produce fascinating floral effects that have for centuries captured hearts and minds. Each participant prints a 15"x72" silk scarf to take home! See instructor Richard's PBS special at http://video.whyy.org/video/1467712929

Attendees: Up to 30
Time: 2 hours
Cost: $450

Attendees: Up to 60
Time: 3 hours
Cost: $900

For booking information and more, contact Elizabeth Wiggins at lwiggins@artsquest.org

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ArtsQuest's venues

Generally speaking, programming we present takes place across our two campuses: The Banana Factory and SteelStacks. Check out more details below!

Banana Factory

Banana Factory campus

The Banana Factory is a visual arts & education campus in Bethlehem, PA. Located at 25 W. Third Street, in a re-imagined banana warehouse and distribution center, the Banana Factory is home to:

SteelStacks

SteelStacks campus

On the site of the former Bethlehem Steel plant in Bethlehem, PA, SteelStacks is a re-imagination of an industrial brownfield that uses the arts to rebuild and revitalize a post- industrial, urban community. SteelStacks is an arts & cultural campus... the heart of the campus is at 1st & Founders Way, at the Air Products Town Square and the ArtsQuest Center.

Learn about donation opportunities that help support the campus.

Located at the base of the old blast furnaces, the campus features numerous different indoor and outdoor venues, including: