June 3-10, 2018

The Senior Festival of the Arts is a non-juried art show for seniors (ages 55+) from communities in and around Berks County. Events throughout the week include daily hours for viewing the exhibit, an opening reception and awards ceremony, a photography and a Pysanky workshop for seniors, a film screening of Pollock, musical performances, and more.

Event Schedule

Sunday, June 3rd  
1-4pm – Exhibit open for viewing
1pm – Reception featuring live music from “Suzanne & Dan”
2pm – Artist Awards Ceremony

Tuesday, June 5

Tuesday, June 5th at 1:00pm Patricia Scialo, fine art photographer, will present a lecture on the discovery of the camera which will include examples of hand constructed pinhole cameras, vintage tintypes, glass plates and early photographic images. She will also show examples of her work and talk about how contemporary fine art photographers are using these early techniques in their work. To preview Patricia's work go to her page.



Please note the following corrections to recent publicity and promotional materials currently in circulation:

Announcement: On Screen/In Person Announces 2018-2019 Independent Film Tours

Holiday Hours: Holiday hours run from Memorial Day to Labor Day and are as follows - the box office is open Monday & Wednesday from 10-3. We will not be open on Fridays during the summer.

The Miller Center is proud to announce its partnership with the Lyons Fiddle Fest.

The 2017 Grand Champion will be the opening act for The Quebe Sisters on April 27, 2018.

Reading Eagle: Miller Center a blessing for arts community.

New traffic patterns on the Penn Street Bridge are in effect.

More information can be found on our website and at ReadingBridges.net.


The Miller Center for the Arts, located on the campus of Reading Area Community College, has become an anchor in the city of Reading's cultural landscape. Our 509-seat theatre offers quality programming for all ages and interests. Whether you would like to see modern dance, improve comedy or a children's show, the Miller Center has something for everyone.

Some of the more prominent acts that have appeared at the Miller Center include New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players, Phildanco and the Flying Karamazov Brothers. Please view our full list of shows for more details on the current season.

Along with performances, the Miller Center also hosts community events and is available for rental. For more information on how we can accommodate your event, please contact us.


The Miller Center for the Arts is fully ADA compliant.

HANDICAP PARKING - There is no drop off location around the perimeter of the Miller Center. It is suggested that patrons using wheelchairs or walkers and their companions park in the designated sites and then proceed to the front entrance of the building. Please do not stop along 2nd Street, as it is both illegal and unsafe.

Handicap parking is provided in two sites:

  • Front Street, under Penn Street Bridge (east side)
  • Front and Washington Parking Garage, level 1

HANDICAP ENTRANCES - patrons in wheelchairs and using walkers may use both front entrances, both of which are equipped with electronic door opening devices.

ASSISTANCE - For additional help, please contact Brett Buckwalter, Miller Center Facilities & Production Manager at 610-372-4721, x5205 or bbuckwalter@racc.edu, or contact the Miller Center Box Office at 610-607-6270.