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Berks Arts Council

P.O. Box 854
Reading, PA  19603

201 Washington Street
Suite 523
Reading, PA  19601

PHONE: 610.898.1930
FAX: 610.898.1932
EMAIL: Info@BerksArts.org

PPA Grants Available

PPA Grant Applications are now open!
Join us for workshops in Berks, Lancaster, and Schuylkill Counties!
Go to our PA Partners in the Arts pages for more information!

There's something for everyone at Pretzel City Production's ...

With events ranging from intimate showcases to festival-type atmospheres to shows with GRAMMY Award-winning performers, the Americana Music Concert series is gearing up for its best year yet. The Americana music scene is a unique blend of genres such as country, roots, rock, folk, bluegrass, R&B and blues, and includes some of the most loved and respected artists such as Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Bruce Springsteen and Bob Dylan, to name a few. Visit the Berks Country Fest website for more information!

Donate to Berks Arts Council

Berks Arts Council is asking for your support to help us further our mission: To cultivate, promote, and support the arts in our community through collaboration, education, and presentation. Your gift, no matter the size, shows that the arts in our community matter to you.

Or CLICK HERE for a printable donation form

Berks Jazz Fest Merchandise

Celebrating 25 Years - Berks Jazz Fest is a must-have for every fan! A 232-page, full-color retrospective chronicling the history of the jazz fest, Celebrating 25 Years features artist anecdotes & recollections, photos, and behind-the-scenes snapshots from 1991 through 2014.

Special, limited-edition Berks Jazz Fest charm!

City Charm Company is celebrating the 25th anniversary of Boscov's Berks Jazz Fest by creating a special, limited edition Berks Jazz Fest charm.

This beautiful slide charm, which fits all major slide bracelets including PANDORA and Trollbeads, is a reminder of 25 years of great memories.


Updated 5/1/17


Berks Arts Council is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to cultivate, promote, and support the arts in our community through collaboration, education, and presentation.

Berks Arts Council has been promoting the arts in Berks County since 1969 when a group of local volunteer artists and arts patrons formed an umbrella arts organization to serve the Greater Reading Community.

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.

Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. Berks Arts Council is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization registered with the Pennsylvania Department of State Bureau of Charitable Organizations. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free within Pennsylvania 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.



Updated 4/20/17

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