Join the Yocum Institute for Arts Education as we present the Chandler Chamber Wind Ensemble, Winding Winds. The ensemble features Lydia Klinger, Jill Haley, Julie Beth Drey, John Jedus, and Erwin Chandler. The event takes place on May 21 at 4:00 PM at the Yocum Institute for Arts Education. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. To… Read more →
Perseverance: An Artist’s Journey Through Darkness May 18 – June 30, 2017 “This show is my visual interpretation of surviving a deep depression, working through it and emerging from it,” says Tammy Updegrove, artist and creator of the exhibit Perseverance: An Artist’s Journey Through Darkness. “Life is full of tough times,” Updegrove says. “Sickness, abuse, grief, physical and mental pain…. Read more →
On April 29, 2017, twelve courageous women took the stage at the Lehigh Valley production of “Listen To Your Mother,” the national storytelling series founded by blogger, Ann Imig in 2010. Two of those women were Berks County residents and Yocum Institute students, Kim Rivera and Betsy Woytovich. These two writers recently participated in the winter session of Yocum’s creative writing workshop: SAY IT OUT… Read more →
Important Notice: Unfortunately, due to strong storms this weekend, the Yocum Institute is experiencing outages of our phone and internet. If there is an emergency and you need to contact someone at the Institute, please contact Susan Rohn at 610.223.4087. Thank you for your patience.
Vote for your favorite dance couple here! Scroll Down for Events List to support your favorite couple before the main event. About the Dancing with the Reading Stars: Inspired by the hit television show, this Berks County event is filled with fun and showcases “stars” from across the community. Together, they will dance and raise money to further the positive… Read more →
Registration is open for Summer Arts Connection June 12 – August 18 | Full and Half Day Options | Camps for Ages 2- 15 For more information or to register, click HERE. Register before 3/31 for Early Bird Discount! 2017 Multi-Arts Camps The “I don’t want to choose, I want it all” program. Week-long, half or full day camps infuse… Read more →
Yocum Institute for Arts Education is pleased to host the 2017 Annual Preschool Art Exhibit. The Opening Reception will be held on Friday, April 28, 2017 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM. The exhibit will run until May 14, 2017. Each year, the Yocum Institute for Arts Education proudly showcases the work of their preschool and kindergarten classes. This year, 81… Read more →
Please join the Berks Piano Quartet for these three amazing performances in and around the Berks County Area! BERKS PIANO QUARTET WITH THE YOCUM BALLET COMPANIES Sunday, April 23, 3:00 pm Lincoln Park United Methodist Church 1 Carlisle Avenue, Reading, PA BERKS PIANO QUARTET AT THE KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY PIANO PALOOZA A gala Steinway concert including University piano ensembles and… Read more →
Join us for the Annual Dance Recital, June 10, 2017 at 2:00 PM. The recital will take place at Berks Catholic High School, 955 E. Wyomissing Blvd, Wyomissing, PA 19611. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased by visiting the front desk or clicking HERE. Flowers will be available for purchased in Berks Catholic High School’s lobby.
Due to the holiday, the Institute will have an adjusted schedule. The Yocum Institute will be closed for Spring Break Thursday, April 13 – Monday, April 17. The Institute will open at 3:00 PM on Monday, April 17 for classes that evening. Have a relaxing break!