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GoggleWorks Center for the Arts

201 Washington St, Reading, PA 19601-4009
+1 610-374-4600
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Great repurpose of a building

Visited friends in Reading for the weekend. Took me to see this place which is a beautiful use of... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
Donna G
,
Ocean
via mobile
True Treasure!

The GoggleWorks is an amazing artisans working gallery with something for everyone. They have... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Cynthia M
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Reading
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“glass blowing” (14 reviews)
“movie theater” (13 reviews)
“local artists” (9 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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201 Washington St, Reading, PA 19601-4009
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+1 610-374-4600
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Visited friends in Reading for the weekend. Took me to see this place which is a beautiful use of the building. There was a wedding in the upstairs area. We went to the artsy movie theatre donated by the Boscovs . We enjoyed the art...More

1  Thank Donna G
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The GoggleWorks is an amazing artisans working gallery with something for everyone. They have demonstrations, classes, and exhibits to satisfy anyone's taste. Also, there is a movie theater that plays avant garde features.

Thank Cynthia M
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We didn't realize when we planned our trip the blues festival was the same weekend. There was also an arts and crafts festival at the center. There were lots of different types of art from photography to glass sculptures to jewelry. The glass blowing and...More

Thank scootercat92
Reviewed 8 October 2017

This is one of the best arts centers I can imagine. There is always an exhibit open to the public (all mediums of painting, sculpture, drawing, etc.) Studios are often open for tour -- including the carpentry and glass-blowing. Classes are offered on a wide...More

Thank Eileen L
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Lots of Sundance/art films are shown here, lots of artwork to view, can take a lesson in many of the studios, has a great gift shop.

Thank sweetemily
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This place is huge with over 39 vendors & artist, they also have an art gallery, a cinema & a gift shop. Very cool space to check out if you are in the area. It's right across the street from the IMAX theater too &...More

Thank Lani S
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Great place. Many classes available in multiple mediums. Gift shop. Small restaurant. IFC. First Sunday open house with featured artist, music, and beautiful art. Check them out on line.

Thank Judy G
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I really appreciate the movies shown, not all adults are into the popular genre, whereas I can see independent films especially the foreign films that are not seen elsewhere

Thank Lorraine G
Reviewed 19 July 2017

The GoogleWorks always has a lot to see; artwork is a wide variety of style and media. They often have special events, sometime quite extensive. There's a very nice little gift shop with a varied selection of glassware, textiles, ceramics, jewelry and more. They've always...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 22 June 2017

First I will say they emphasize be on time for tours. We were, our tour guid was a half hour late. This is a factory converted to art studios. It is contained on 5 floors. First floor is exhibits and a gift shop and a...More

Thank Robert C
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