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GoggleWorks Center for the Arts

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Address: 201 Washington St, Reading, PA 19601-4009
Phone Number: 610-374-4600
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

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The goggle works center houses a genealogy center with a very helpful staff and lots of records and books.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Greensboro, North Carolina
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The goggle works center houses a genealogy center with a very helpful staff and lots of records and books.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have taken classes there for several years. My oil painting teacher Dan Gorman has really made me LOOK at what I am painting and SEES so much that I do not - it really makes me improve my skills.

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Hamilton Square, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Goggleworks offers visitors an opportunity to explore Reading's art scene, with several sizable gallery spaces for exhibits, and several floors of private stuido spaces that are sometimes open to the public for visits. Even wandering around the studio floors when the studios aren't open provides a wonderful look at the full spectrum of work going on in the area, since... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, I guess it is something to do. Small art gallery. Small single theater that tends to show offbeat quirky films. You can walk by various artists' work spaces.

Thank reno1024
Shillington, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place. They offer classes and have art shows. They even have a theatre where they show movies. It's a nice activity for anyone when the weather isn't good.

Thank kaphillio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent Movie theater and art gallery. Love going here since the first day it opened and will continue to patronage. Go Reading!

Thank Annette S
Reading, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The art is tastefully displayed throughout the center and will hold interest of all ages. A truly enjoyable adventure f our whole family.

Thank Gksammy
Reading, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I go to the art films at Goggleworks faithfully, almost every movie. It is a great small theatre and they always have some interesting art display. Reading should be proud to have such a great place.

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Temple, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

One can watch artisans at work, see what has been made in the past and purchase many kinds of home crafted items with the true meaning of home made.

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lancaster pa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Funny sounding name it was a factory that made goggles. Blown glass studio with classes artists with little studios many items on display. A snack bar makes it a full day if you are into the arts.

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