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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

Summer means Bandshell Concerts!  Free Concerts Fridays at 7:00 pm throughout July

Check out the full lineup here

July 6   |USTAAD SHAFAT KHAN East Meets West World Music, Indian meets Jazz

July 13 |BUMPER JACKSONS Americana Roots, Country Swing, Street Jazz

July 20 |CINTRON Latin Dance, Latin Soul, Jazz, and Pop



Support 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.


The typical membership period runs from October 1 through September 30, but you can sign up at any time throughout the year. For full information on our membership benefits visit our membership page.


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 12/20/17


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.



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