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February 2022

Brunch and Brushes with BHC Curator Amber Vroman

February 3 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Berks History Center, 940 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601 United States

The Berks History Center is excited to continue offering our new special program Brunch and Brushes, led by BHC Museum Curator, Amber Vroman. During February and March of 2022, participants will be painting a BRAND NEW design, inspired by the upcoming spring season. Create your own masterpiece while enjoying good conversation and delicious refreshments. This unique event blends history with contemporary art. Participants will receive step-by-step instructions on how to paint a modern version of a traditional PA Dutch tulip…

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March 2022

Brunch and Brushes with BHC Curator Amber Vroman

March 5 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Berks History Center, 940 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601 United States

The Berks History Center is excited to continue offering our new special program Brunch and Brushes, led by BHC Museum Curator, Amber Vroman. During February and March of 2022, participants will be painting a BRAND NEW design, inspired by the upcoming spring season. Create your own masterpiece while enjoying good conversation and delicious refreshments. This unique event blends history with contemporary art. Participants will receive step-by-step instructions on how to paint a modern version of a traditional PA Dutch tulip…

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Krista’s Oval Basket Workshop

March 26 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Berks History Center, 940 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601 United States

Join BHC Education Curator, Vicky Heffner, in weaving this one-of-a-kind basket using ¼” flat oval reeds and seagrass, along with a hand-woven handle.  Tickets are $45 for BHC members and $55 for non-members and can be purchased by calling the Berks History Center at 610-375-4375 from Wednesday to Saturday, 9 AM- 3PM. Pre-payment is required. Purchase price includes instructions, basket materials, and light refreshments. In order to prepare the materials for the basket, please bring the following household items: a…

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April 2022

Brunch & Brushes with BHC Curator Amber Vroman

April 14 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Berks History Center, 940 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601 United States

The Berks History Center is excited to continue offering our new special program Brunch and Brushes, led by BHC Museum Curator, Amber Vroman. During April and May of 2022, participants will be painting a BRAND NEW design, inspired by the upcoming summer season. Create your own masterpiece while enjoying good conversation and delicious refreshments. This unique event blends history with contemporary art. Participants will receive step-by-step instructions on how to paint a modern version of a traditional PA Dutch peacock…

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Walk the Spangsville “Loop” with historian Michelle Lynch

April 30 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Historian Michelle Lynch leads a moderate 3+ mile walk along Spangsville Road in Oley while sharing the history of Oley churches, the Oley Forge, artist Frederick Spang, the Oley Turnpike, two covered bridges, Yoder genealogy and more. Participants are asked to please meet in the parking lot at Salem UCC, located at 307 Covered Bridge Road in Oley, at 9:45 AM. This is a moderate walk on roads and will last approximately two hours. Tickets are $5 for BHC members…

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May 2022

Brunch & Brushes with BHC Curator Amber Vroman

May 7 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Berks History Center, 940 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601 United States

The Berks History Center is excited to continue offering our new special program Brunch and Brushes, led by BHC Museum Curator, Amber Vroman. During April and May of 2022, participants will be painting a BRAND NEW design, inspired by the upcoming summer season. Create your own masterpiece while enjoying good conversation and delicious refreshments. This unique event blends history with contemporary art. Participants will receive step-by-step instructions on how to paint a modern version of a traditional PA Dutch peacock…

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