Your membership dollars are spent to enrich the Greater Reading arts community! Berks Arts Council has continued to take a leadership role, expanding the arts in our community season after season.


BAC Membership Information ~ 2017/2018 membership period

The typical membership period runs from October 1 through September 30.
We offer two convenient ways to register as a new member or renew your existing membership:
1)   Use our secure online payment portal. Click any "Become a Member!"  button below to be directed to the online payment form.
2)   CLICK HERE for a printable registration form. (Please mail completed form to Berks Arts Council • P.O. Box 854 • Reading, PA 19603)

$25 - Arts Appreciator

Buy-One, Get-One ticket offers:

Berks History Center Museum

Reading Berks Chapter PA Guild of Craftsmen’s Spring and Fall shows


20% discount on tickets for individual shows (Season ticket packages not eligible for discount):

Genesius Theater

Reading Civic Theatre

Reading Community Players


Picturesque Custom Framing
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Receive a 10% discount (Call Melissa at Picturesque at 610-372-2763 for details.)

Reading Symphony Orchestra

10% discount on single tickets

Gift Baskets by Gail
10% discount on select gift items

CD Exchange, Mohnton
 $1 off used CDs and DVDs.

Berks County Living
50% off regular subscription rate

Become a member using our secure payment portal

$50 - Jazz Circle / Basic Business / Non-Profit Membership

All of the above, plus:

- Advance notice of special Berks Jazz Fest concerts and events
- Opportunity for advance purchase of Berks Jazz Fest tickets before the public sale
- 10% off Berks Jazz Fest merchandise with BAC ArtsCard

Join using our secure online portal

$100 - Advocate

All of the above, plus:

- a Jazz CD


$250 - Patron

All of the above, plus:

- "Berks Jazz Fest: Celebrating 25 Years," a 232 page full-color retrospective celebrating the Fest's 25th anniversary


$500 - Guarantor

All of the above, plus:

- Two (2) tickets to the Berks Jazz Fest opening reception and concert


$1,000 - President’s Circle

All of the above, plus:

- Two tickets to one Berks Jazz Fest ticketed event



Thank you to all our local business partners that make these member benefits possible

If you are a business interested in being a membership partner and/or event sponsor, please call our office at 610.898.1930 or email us at



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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 8/7/17