Arts and Culture
Creative arts programming at the JCC is a critical means by which our community understands and appreciates itself more deeply and truly. We use the unique voices and media of visual art, film, dance, theater, musical performance, and intellectual conversation to amplify and give new perspective to the most important questions that we face as a community.
As we watch a performance or a film, join a ceramics, painting, or jewelry-making class, listen to music or poetry, or even when we read a book in a quiet corner, we become partners in the process of creation and participants in the growth of our culture.
STAGEMAKERS YOUTH THEATER
Stagemakers at the J brings new and old works to life with our dedicated theater team. We have plenty of opportunities to participate in every aspect of theater on and off the stage.
The Gallery at the JCC was founded in 2010 and is home to exhibits of various medium, each rotating approximately every six weeks. Enjoy gallery openings and receptions with the rest of the art community here in Allentown.
The Jewish and Israeli Film Festival offers thought-provoking, entertaining, and educational film events, often featuring guest speakers and discussions. See you at the movies.
We offer a variety of from the candle lighting ceremony for Hanukkah to our annual Purim Palooza, spend your holidays with our JCC family.
The JCC of the Lehigh Valley does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The JCC welcomes people from all walks of life. While we look at our program goals and objectives through a Jewish lens, we do not discriminate on the basis of economic, racial, cultural, ethnic, religious, linguistic or physical differences. We are open to all regardless of sexual orientation or political beliefs.