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 →
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 →
There is still time for Summer Arts Fun and Learning! June 12 – August 18 | Full and Half Day Options | Camps for Ages 2- 15 For more information or to register, click HERE. 2017 Multi-Arts Camps The “I don’t want to choose, I want it all” program. Week-long, half or full day camps infuse visual arts, dance, music,… 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.
2017 Spring 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!
Yocum Institute for Arts Education is pleased to host Stitches: Janet Henshaw Quilts Exhibit from March 17, 2017 – April 23, 2017. The exhibit is free to the public and features quilter Janet Henshaw’s original designs. There will be an Opening Reception for the exhibit on March 17, 2017 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM at the Yocum Institute Gallery located… Read more →
Broadway Jr. registration is now OPEN for this 3 week session! (Ages 8* – 15) Register early to secure 2016 pricing! (See below.) Students participating in Broadway Jr: Dr. Doolittle Jr. will train in dance, voice, and acting. The 3 week course will culminate in a fully staged production at the Miller Center for the Arts, under the direction of Debbi… Read more →
The annual Berks Jazz Fest is presented by the Berks Arts Council and will be held March 31 to April 9, 2017. This year, Yocum Institute is excited to participate in the Berks Jazz Fest with five, incredible shows. The Fisherman and His Wife will be performed Friday, March 24 (7:00 PM) and Saturday, March 25 (2:00 and 7:00 PM) at the Miller… Read more →
Attention, Parents! Bring your children to Fairy Tales Upside Down on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 7:00 PM. This highly engaging and interactive event is your child’s chance to shine with Yocum Institute’s Teen Theater Ensemble! Children in the audience will help bring fairy tales to life in new, captivating, and delightfully funny ways – laughter guaranteed! SHOW IS FREE… Read more →