Art History Outcomes
Congratulations, Class of 2015 art history majors attending graduate school:
- Francesca Falco, Sotheby's London
- Chelsea Kaufman, Yale Graduate Program in Archaeological Studies
Sofia D. Bakis, Class of 1988
Sofia D. Bakis graduated from Moravian College in 1988 with a BA in Art History. She also took a good number of studio art classes. She has been employed by the Allentown Art Museum since 1988. Her current title is Coordinator for Collections and Exhibitions. Her main responsibilities include: collections records management, preparing receipts, loan agreements, and gift agreements, generating and installing exhibition ID labels, managing rights and reproductions, preparing acquisitions list, overseeing museum’s library.
The Allentown Art Museum’s growing permanent collection currently stands at over 17,000 works in the permanent collection, which includes American and European paintings and sculpture, prints, drawings, photographs, textiles, decorative arts, and Asian sculpture and prints. In the ten galleries, the permanent collection is on view in seven galleries, with the other three reserved for special changing exhibitions. There are many tours available for school groups and adult programming, as well as many events related to the special exhibitions.