Upcoming Events

March 3 / Spotlight Night / 5:30-8:30pm

GoggleWorks Center for the Arts comes alive during our new monthly Spotlight Nights! The evenings, offered monthly, feature exhibition openings, artist talks, live demonstrations, open studios, walk-in workshops, and participatory art activities for all ages. Admission and parking are always free.

March features:

Visiting Artist / Jerry Bennett
Join our Winter 2017 visiting artist, Jerry Bennett in the ceramics studio as he discusses the merits of paper clay and demonstrates how to make and work with this versatile material; where many of the rules governing regular clay do not apply.

Opening Reception: Berks County Art Teachers Exhibition (Schmidt Gallery)
View original works from several of the county’s art educators; a variety of media are represented.

Help us add to Into the Fold: a participatory installation of modular origami
by learning the art of origami and adding your piece to our lobby wall.

Open Teaching Studios
See GoggleWorks’ artist instructors in action in our hot glass and ceramics studios.

Virtual Reality Demonstrations
GoggleWorks Studio Artists Kris Jackson, Alan Cernak, and Lily Cernak present room-scale virtual reality demonstrations in our cafe space.

Current Exhibitions / view details here

March 4 / BCIU Secondary Art Exhibit Awards Ceremony / 1-3pm

The awards ceremony for the Berks County Secondary Art Exhibit will be held on Sunday, March 4th, from 1-3pm in Room 420 at GoggleWorks Center for the Arts. This year’s winners will be announced in 16 categories, along with special awards from Berks County Intermediate Unit, GoggleWorks Center for the Arts, Reading-Berks Guild of Craftsmen, and Berks Art Council. Everyone is welcome to walk through Cohen Gallery before or after the awards ceremony to see all of the student artwork on display.