Due to the holiday, the Institute will have an adjusted schedule. The Yocum Institute will be closed Monday, October 9, for Columbus Day. It will reopen at 3:00 PM on Monday, October 9 at 3:00 PM for evening classes. We hope you will have a safe and happy holiday.
Chandler Chamber Wind Ensemble Presents Berkshire Brass Quintet Sunday, October 22, 2017 | 3:00 PM The Yocum Institute for Arts Education is pleased to present Erwin Chandler’s Chandler Chamber Wind Ensemble, Berkshire Brass Quintet. The performance will feature Paul Briedenstine (Trumpet), James Spangler (Trumpet), Gary Mishler (Trombone), Charles Ebersole (Tuba), and Erwin Chandler (French Horn). The performance is… Read more →
Art Dog PrimaryStages Productions | October 27 (7:00 PM) | October 28 (11:00 AM, 2:00 PM) | Miller Center for the Arts By: John Olive | Music by Susan Ennis | Directed by Beverly Houck PrimaryStages Productions presents Art Dog, the adventures of a canine superhero. By day, Arthur is a mild-mannered museum guard; by night, his alter ego, Art Dog,… Read more →
Visions of Sugarplums November 25, 2:00 & 7:00 PM | November 26, 2:00 PM Miller Center for the Arts Visions of Sugarplums Presented by the Yocum Institute for Arts Education, PrimaryStages Productions Directed by Beverly Houck, Choreography by Nina Balistrere Saturday, November 25 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM and Sunday, November 26 at 2:00 PM Miller Center for the Arts $15 Adults/$12 Children ($2 off… Read more →
On Tuesday, September 12, 2017, the Yocum Institute for Arts Education broke ground on a new building, located at 3000 Penn Avenue in Spring Township. The new, 20,000 square foot building, originally a knitting mill and warehouse, was purchased in June at $750,000 and will undergo a $4.3 million renovation. The Yocum Institute currently has 60% of the funds raised,… Read more →
2017 Coggins Award Regina Miller Tuesday, November 7, 2017 | 5:30 – 8:00 PM |Award Ceremony at 6:45 PM Stirling Guest Hotel |1120 Centre Ave | Reading, PA 19601 Established in 2006, the Coggins Award recognizes artists who embrace the values Jack Coggins exhibited: creativity, innovation, and service to the Intitute and the community. The receipent is chosen from… Read more →
Groundbreaking September 12, 2017 | 5:00 PM 3000 Penn Avenue | West Lawn, PA 19609 James H. Yocum, Margaret K. Schumo, and the Yocum Institute Board of Directors invite you to the next phase of the Yocum Institute for Arts Education! Groundbreaking September 12, 2017 | 5:00 PM 3000 Penn Avenue West Lawn, PA 19609 The new site will… Read more →
Make Art Great Again: Left, Right, and In-Between September 7 – November 4, 2017 | Opening Reception: September 7, 5:00 PM Make Art Great Again: Left, Right, and In-Between highlights the importance of the arts in expressing political points of view and the tension as it reflects the political climate of America today. This juried art exhibit will feature artwork… Read more →
Fall Class Registration Is Now Open! 2017 Fall Class registration is now OPEN. You may register online by clicking here, or by calling 610-376-1576. To see the full brochure (PDF format) please click here. We look forward to seeing you in class!
Art Dog: Auditions Yocum Institute for Arts Education Primary Stages Productions is casting for their upcoming production of ART DOG, a musical. ART DOG will be performed at the Miller Center for the Arts on October 26 – 28, 2017. The production may have a potential school tour. All are paid positions. Little Old Lady, Young Cop – M/F Police Chief, Thief… Read more →