GoggleWorks Center for the Arts

GoggleWorks Center for the Arts is a 145,000-square-foot interactive arts center in what was formerly known as the Willson Goggle Factory. Groups can take a tour of several galleries, working artist studios, and teaching studios where they will learn about current exhibitions, the artists working there, and the history of the building. Art demonstrations allow groups to watch artists work with ceramics, hot glass, metal, wood, and fused glass. Workshops aim to teach groups about art mediums through hands-on work with jewelry, photography, sculpture, and other art forms. Groups can also catch a film in the GoogleWorks Film Theatre, offering a daily matinee at 3pm and student discounts. 
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Contact Info
Address: 201 Washington Street, Reading, PA 19601. Berks County. Tel: 610-374-4600. Email: Website: Hrs: Daily, 9AM-9PM. Contact: Programs Department, 610-374-4600 ext. 112.
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-3 hours. Cost: Fee/Free.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Indoor Amusement Lesson Plan

Indoor Amusement Centers offer many games and sports activities that are played in a group. Students participate in activities to learn about the members of their team and how to work together in order to be successful. Discuss the importance of teamwork or “playing the game.” In what other situations might you need these skills? Is it important to play by the rules? Why or why not?... Continue