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Address: 201 Washington Street, Reading, PA 19601
Phone Number: 610-374-4600
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The GoggleWorks Center for the Arts is a stunning showplace and workplace for the arts. Five floors of continually-changing galleries, talented artists, and places to learn... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The GoggleWorks Center for the Arts is a stunning showplace and workplace for the arts. Five floors of continually-changing galleries, talented artists, and places to learn (ceramics, glass-blowing, wood-working, painting, jewelry making, dance, and more) welcome people of all ages. A comfy theater shows art films and often includes discussion following the show. And a really great gift shop has... More 

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I have been to exhibitions and galleries at GoggleWorks. The building is a treasure trove of many art forms from glass-blowing to painting to photography. GoggleWorks offers one-person shows, juried exhibitions, and many classes in many media. Worth just walking around all the individual galleries.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Was there for a wedding, is a nice addition to a town that has seen better days. Great re-purposing of a former factory site, but assuming public funds were used, Reading probably needs a lot more than an arts space..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Great place to spend an afternoon. Also the movie theatre is very nice and the choice of film is excellent. Easy parking. Great community asset.

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Queens, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Entertaining and varied display of art, media, and exhibitions. My daughter is mostly the artistic one and found many interesting things, but my son also paid attention to some interesting things, and took some time to sop and look. Entertaining and busy place for a nice family visit.

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This is what Reading needed and now what Reading has. Movie theater great. Displays and interaction with artists great. Kids have classes that they love. This step was great for Reading. More steps needed. If you have not visited Google works you must go!

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

this is a great place for children, lots of things to do and they have a movie theater inside the building, and it shows very good and educational movies. Highly recommend this place for young and older adults, the whole family will enjoy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I like how they took and old local building that made goggles and turned it into a place where all different artist can work and sell there products in the store they have on property. There is also a wonderful small movie theater that shows independent films and on a Monday night after the film there is a discussion about... More 

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I have been in collaboration with Goggleworks for several ventires. They have been nothing but helpful and a positive influence in our community.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Great cultural center in Reading. A must see if you like art. It has a wide array of galleries there; actually an impressive number of galleries in one place. Plus other cultural offerings. With a nice gift shop and a small cafe. An impressive number of galleries for a city the size of Reading; and if these galleries were were... More 

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Additional Information about GoggleWorks Center for the Arts

Address: 201 Washington Street, Reading, PA 19601
Phone Number: 610-374-4600
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Reading
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

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