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GoggleWorks Center for the Arts

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Address: 201 Washington Street, Reading, PA 19601
Phone Number: +1 610-374-4600
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Amazing property

Went for an art show in October. Would have loved to have stayed in town just to soak in the rest of the building.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 25, 2016
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Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Went for an art show in October. Would have loved to have stayed in town just to soak in the rest of the building.

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Los Angeles, California
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Converted industrial complex choc full of arty goodness. Auditorium, gift shop, galleries, studios, events...

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Columbia, MD
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Took my husband...did not know if he would like the artwork. We actually bought a beautiful watercolor.

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New jersey
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158 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

Most of the complex was closed but the film theater was a great small venue to see a movie. Most of the artist studios were closed on Monday.

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Durham, North Carolina
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47 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Attended a wedding in this fabulous facility. Beautiful galleries the guests could go see but the big room is phenomenal! Great lighting for evening wedding. There is a kitchen with a large fridge/freezer and big sink. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Ample parking available.

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Thank Annick L
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

My first visit to the Goggleworks was to check out their gift shop. In there I found beautiful one of a kind items of great quality from many local artists. I bought 2 gifts and a cool pair of earrings for myself. I've found a new "go to place" when I need a special gift! The Goggleworks also houses a... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

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

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Birdsboro
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

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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reno
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

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.

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