Today’s Program: Infinite Place: IHLENFELD/BERTOIA: An Artistic Friendship
Free with Museum admission (FREE for Members). Sponsored by Assured Assistance
Our lineup includes:
7 p.m. - SonicVision (various rock groups)
8 p.m. - Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon
9 p.m. - Pink Floyd: The Wall
10 p.m. - Pink Floyd: Wish You Were Here
Prices for each digital Music Show are $8 for adults (18-64) and $6 for children, senior and students (w/ID). Museum Members and children 3 and under are free. Tickets are available at The Planetarium starting at 6 p.m. the night of the Show.
Tours of the Arboretum and the recently renovated greenhouse will also be available, and Arboretum Assistants will be on hand to answer questions about plants and/or the Arboretum. In addition, a selection of duplicate and redundant books from The Museum's library will be sold at this event.
The Jazz 5 Pack is an instrumental group of musicians from the Philadelphia, Lancaster and Reading areas. They play beautiful and timeless melodies from the Great American Songbook, as well as bebop from the 1940s — featuring the music of George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Rodgers and Hart, Miles Davis, Benny Golson, Duke Ellington and many more of the other prolific composers from this exciting time in music history. The band includes co-leaders Rob Diener on trumpet and John Loos on trombone, as well as Paul Gallello on drums, John Clionsky on keyboards, and Bob Whit on bass.
The regular “Jazz Under the Stars” series is presented by Hair On The Avenue, with the additional support of the 25th annual Boscov’s Berks Jazz Fest and the Berks Arts Council. Food and beverages by ViVÁ Bistro & Tapas Lounge. Doors open at 6 p.m. and music begins at 7 p.m. Price is $20 per person, payable at the door, or in advance. Call 610-371-5850 x230 for ticket reservations (strongly suggested — limited seating in the theatre area).
The Music Plays On!
Music at The Museum will continue throughout spring and summer with the 52nd Annual Museum Concert Series, presented by First National Bank, with musical concerts on Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and Independence Day! The Reading Public Museum is always filled with good things to see and on these special holidays, it is also filled with amazing things to hear! All of these concerts are presented free of charge thanks to the support of First National Bank.
Mother’s Day – Sunday, May 11 – Enjoy a special program of music by The Reading Philharmonic Orchestra on the Stone Terrace in The Museum’s Arboretum. This performance is presented from 4:30–6:30 p.m., rain or shine. Audience members can bring their lawn chairs in case the limited audience seating under the tent is full. It’s part of a special day — Moms get into The Museum (11 a.m.-5 p.m.) for 1/2 price with paid admission for one child of any age. Members are always free. Seating for the concert available beginning at 3:30 p.m.
Father’s Day – Sunday, June 15 – Join us on the Stone Terrace for a concert by the Ringgold Band. This show is presented from 4:30–6:30 p.m., rain or shine. Again, audience members can bring their lawn chairs in case the limited audience seating under the tent is full. This concert is also part of a special day — Dads get into The Museum (11 a.m.-5 p.m.) for 1/2 price with paid admission for one child of any age. Members are always free. Seating for the concert available beginning at 3:30 p.m.
Independence Day – Friday, July 4 – Celebrate the holiday with The Museum’s 2nd annual “Red White & Blues” Celebration in the Stone Terrace tent! Get a great parking space, enjoy food & drinks and a special performance by the Lehigh Valley’s finest, The James Supra Blues Band. Plus after the show, enjoy the fireworks next door at the West Reading Playground. “Doors” open at 6 p.m. and music begins at 7 p.m. Food and beverages are provided by ViVÁ Bistro and Tapas Lounge and will be available for purchase. (The Museum is not open.)