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 →
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!
Something for every student – Ages 10 – Adult There is still plenty of time to register for classes this Summer. Try a hand at Drawing Nature (Aug 7 – 10) or sip a glass of wine and learn the fundamentals of Acting (Aug 14 – 18). From Visual Arts to Theater Intensives (4 – 5 days), there is something for… Read more →
This summer get something more than just a tan! The Yocum Institute has many classes available for Adult and Older Teen students. Care to try your hand at acting or calligraphy, drawing nature or audition prep? Then we have the class for you. Classes range from 4 days to 5 weeks – there’s something for every busy schedule. See what… 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 →
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 →
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 →
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!