Funding for Art Programs Now Available
Funding is now available through the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts "Partners in the Arts" re-grant program for art programs throughout the area. Free grant writing webinars are available for non-profit organizations interested in learning more about the grant program, including the revised grant guidelines and website. Learn about the new guidelines and how to present your organization in the best light possible.
CLICK HERE for more information and to register.
It's That Bandshell Time of Year Again!
Grab your picnic blankets, put on your sunglasses, and join us at Reading City Park for the annual Bandshell Concert Series. Every summer, thousands of Berks County residents gather at the Volunteer Firemens Memorial Bandshell in Reading's City Park for FREE concerts featuring diverse music styles such as big band, jazz, country, blues, and world music. As always, we'll have great food vendors with tasty treats to tempt your tastebuds, and this year we have new & exciting surprises to fill your Fridays with even more fun.
Stay tuned for more information!!
(Click on the performer names or photos below for performer bios, reviews and video clips!)
See you at the Bandshell!
The mission of Berks Arts Council, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is to cultivate, suppport, and promote the arts in our community through collaboration, education, and presentation.
Berks Arts Council presents the Berks Jazz Fest, Bandshell Concert Series, Greater Reading Film Festival, the Pagoda Awards, Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts Re-Grant Program and Artist Services.
Berks Arts Council receives state arts funding support through a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.