In the Cohen Gallery
Art on the Edge: Chester County Curated Show
May 11-June 23, 2013
Friday, May 10 from 5:30-7:30pm
EDGE: noun. “Lie adjacent to or share a border.” Our artist neighbors in Chester County will cross the border to share some “edgy” art. EDGY: adjective. “daring, provocative or trend-setting.” Mediums represented include painting, clay mono-prints, ceramics, sculpture and wood by artists Brian Cessario, Mitch Lyons, Abby McClure, Nancy Salmon, and Brett Walker. This show is curated by Chester County native Cynthia
Thomasset, a GoggleWorks Studio Artist.
PLEASE NOTE THAT ON SATURDAY, MAY 18- THE GALLERY WILL BE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC FOR A PRIVATE COCKTAIL RECEPTION FROM 4-7PM.
HOME: Interpreting the Familiar
May 11- June 23, 2013
Friday: May 10, 2013 from 5:30-7:30PM
GoggleWorks 2013 juried exhibition is a multifaceted exhibition including painting, drawing, sculpture, installation, photography, print-making, fibers, ceramics, glass, video and new media. What is “home?” Is it a structure, place, environment, people, neighborhood or community? Thinking beyond the literal, how do you interpret this very familiar subject matter? Juror: Genevieve Coutroubis, an award-winning documentary photographer and ethnographer, who has exhibited extensively locally, nationally and internationally. She also serves as Director of Programming for The Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA), Philadelphia, PA.
Take a virtual tour of the Cohen Gallery, wooden-floor side
Take a virtual tour of the Cohen Gallery, concrete-floor side
In the Schmidt Gallery
Bruce Becker´sThird Annual Student Exhibit
May 3-May 27th, 2013
Opening Reception: Friday, May 3, 5:00-8:00PM
Bruce Becker and Sandra Kaye are pleased to present the work of their private students. This collection of paintings and kiln fused glass art is inspiring. Join us to experience the creativity and passion of The Warehouse Studios.
Take a virtual tour of the Schmidt Gallery
VIST Financial Gallery
The Willson History Project
On permanent display
The Willson History Project is a retrospective showcasing the 130-year history of Willson Goggles. Historical artifacts and interactive learning activities depict the groundbreaking innovations of a company that led the world in the development of safety products. Explore the industrial history of Reading along with the personal histories of Willson Goggles factory workers. In addition this exhibit connects the history of Willson Goggles to pivotal highlights in national and world history, as well as key moments from arts and pop culture.
The Willson History Project has been supported in part by the Pennsylvania Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities’ We the People initiative on American history.
Also special thanks to Allegro Arts and Custom Framing and Corbis Images.
GoggleWorks’ ASAP Artwork
GoggleWorks’ is displaying examples of artwork created by students in our After School Arts Program (ASAP). ASAP is an innovative, arts-based program that allows students from the Reading School District, ages 7-17, to take free art courses in a safe and constructive environment.. Each session of ASAP enables students to experience various techniques and mediums and gain a fulfilling education in the arts with classes in subjects such as ceramics, digital arts, drawing, painting, fibers, photography, jewelry, glass, wood, dance, creative writing, weaving, wheel throwing and theater. GoggleWorks enrolled 400 students in their After School Program in 2012 and the awareness and enrollment continue to grow each session. The program is supported through generous contributions from GoggleWorks Giving Society, community members and businesses and grants.
3rd Floor Hallway Gallery
2013 Berks County CYO Art Show
Through May 28, 2013
Featuring the artwork of 6th, 7th and 8th grade students of Berks County Catholic Schools.