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GoggleWorks Center for the Arts

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Address: 201 Washington Street, Reading, PA 19601
Phone Number: 610-374-4600
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There is always something happening here between art classes of all types and exhibits and events. The place is just so cool inside and out and is certainly something different... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
elements107
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Reading, PA
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Reading, PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There is always something happening here between art classes of all types and exhibits and events. The place is just so cool inside and out and is certainly something different for the city of Reading.

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Reading, PA
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Restored factory that houses local artists and displays. Small movie theatre and gift shop as well. Worth the trip!

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Damascus, Maryland
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great artists studio - a wide variety of artists and they offer classes & camps for kids in the summer. Top rate!

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Lake Elmo, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

The old goggle factory has been transformed. Wandering the gallery shows was interesting but the artists' workshops were superb. Very few artists were in attendance on a Saturday afternoon but just perusing there works took a couple of hours. The wife made purchases in the gift shop. We would like to come back when the artists are available, but the... More 

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pennsylvania
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30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We went to an Open House and were very impressed. If you want to learn a new skill, you can find it here.

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Thank sierraPennsyalvania
Reading, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Great facility in Reading, PA. Artists everywhere doing their thing, all media. Worth a visit. Not a great part of town at night.

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Pottsville, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

The goggle works not only encompasses the arts but it's in a part of this city where it all truly comes together. Sooo much to do here. The Arts are all around you.....

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Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

The Goggle works is a multi-discipline art center, with artists engaged in painting, sculpting, glass-blowing, pottery and more. Be sure to visit the open to the public galleries on the upper floors.

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Hamburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

This several floor old redone factory building is worth seeing. Many weekly activities are held here, along with local vendors/crafters.

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Willson Goggle factory has a fascinating history worth exploring online. Please do google the Goggleworks! The huge empty 19th century factory building was resurrected by local visionaries and donors who created studio space for dozens of artists and craftspeople including a dance studio, glass blowing studio, meeting rooms, etc. The top floor houses non-profit offices and the main floor boasts... More 

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