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October 2017

American Archives Month

October 1 - October 31

Explore the Berks History Center's Research Library Collections on social media throughout the month of October.

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Free “ArtWalk” Community Celebration

October 26 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Berks History Center, 940 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601 United States
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 The Berks History Center has partnered with award-winning mural artist Michael Miller, the Wyomissing Area High School, Reading High School, and the Berks Arts Council to design and create a permanent piece of artwork that will be installed on the walkways between the Berks History Center Museum and Research Library buildings. The art installation, or “Art Walk,” will be painted directly on the sidewalk surrounding the Berks History Center using a series of repeating stencil patterns, which were designed and…

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November 2017

WWI in Berks

November 10, 2017 - November 10, 2018
Berks History Center, 940 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601 United States
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COMING SOON!

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Gallery Opening: WWI in Berks

November 10 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Berks History Center, 940 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601 United States
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Join us as we celebrate a special exhibit commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Great War. Explore Berks County's contributions to World War I and its impact on the citizens of Berks. Curated by Richard Polityka and Dave Unger

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Dieffenbach Organ Concert

November 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Berks History Center, 940 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601 United States
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Enjoy the sounds of Berks County's history with a rare Dieffenbach organ concert and presentation by descendent, Adam Dieffenbach. $5.00 members, $8.00 non-members. Light Refreshments served at 9:30AM Off street parking available at 160 Spring Street, Reading. All programs subject to change. Berks History Center is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission

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Giving Tuesday

November 28
Berks History Center, 940 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601 United States
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Join the international movement and day of giving! Details on social media.

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December 2017

Southern Hospitality in Savannah. GA & Charleston, SC

December 1 @ 8:00 am - December 6 @ 9:00 pm

  Tour Fort Sumter and Magnolia Plantation while exploring the historic cities of the South.   $825 per person (double occupancy)/ $1000 per person (single occupancy) Click here for more information. Contact Vicky Heffner, Education Curator, at 610.375.4375 or education@berkshistory.org to register.

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Belsnickel at BHC

December 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Berks History Center, 940 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601 United States
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Meet Belsnickel, the mysterious PA German Christmas character, in a lively presentation and performance by Patrick Donmoyer. $5.00 members, $8.00 non-members. Light Refreshments served at 9:30AM Off street parking available at 160 Spring Street, Reading. All programs subject to change. Berks History Center is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission  

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Holiday House Tour of Historic Homes in Delaware

December 13

Celebrate the holiday season by visiting several historic homes in Delaware decorated for Christmas! Welcome to the tranquil village of Odessa, although in colonial times it was a busy grain shipping port. Tour beautifully restored 18th and 19th century homes with outstanding examples of household furnishings made by prominent Delaware cabinet makers. The Historic Odessa Foundation’s collection of regional paintings, prints, textiles, silver and pewter is steeped in Delaware history and rich in the finest samples of mid-Atlantic craftsmanship. For…

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January 2018

History of Postcards

January 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Berks History Center, 940 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601 United States
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Join local historian Paul Druzba for a look at how postcards have evolved since first being introduced in the late 19th century including nostalgic scenes of early Berks County. $5.00 members, $8.00 non-members. Light Refreshments served at 9:30AM Off street parking available at 160 Spring Street, Reading. All programs subject to change. Berks History Center is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission

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