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    Studio B to host special opening reception for The Art of Film Exhibition Sept. 21

    Studio B to host special opening reception for The Art of Film Exhibition Sept. 21

    Studio B Fine Art Gallery announces the opening of The Art of Film Exhibition from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, 2018; the exhibit will feature work in all media within the realm of the film and movie industry. The exhibit will run until Sunday, Oct, 14, 2018. The exhibition and opening reception are free and open to the public.

    Awards will be announced at 6:15 p.m. Sept. 21. The winning artwork will hang at the WCR Center for the Arts during the Award Winner’s exhibition, beginning 5:30 p.m. Oct, 18 and run through Nov. 11, 2018.

    Following the opening reception Oct. 18, the State Theater will present a sneak peek movie and film trailers from the 2018 ReadingFilmFEST at the Theater in Boyertown from 7:30 to 9 p.m.

    The 2018 ReadingFilmFEST will take place Nov. 1 through 4, 2018, thanks to the support of presenting sponsor Edwin Barbey Charitable Trust. Films will be shown at the various venues, including R/C Reading Movies 11 & IMAX Theater and the GoggleWorks Boscov Film Theater, where they will host the films and filmmakers throughout the festival.

    In furthering the collaboration, from 6 to 10 p.m. Nov. 3, 2018, the State Theater will again join the ReadingFilmFESTand feature a showing of a film selected for the film festival.

    Juror for the exhibit is F. Alan Shirk, the 2015 Art of Film Award of Excellence winner, a native of Berks County. Shirk runs Shirk Communications/ShirkWorx, a marketing/advertising/public relations agency. Shirk Communications over the years has won Philly Gold, ADDY, Neographics, APEX and Silver Microphone awards.

    A supporter of the arts, Shirk is a former member of the board of directors of GoggleWorks and Berks Arts Council. In 2006, he organized and ran the first-ever Berks Movie Madness Film Festival.

    Studio B Art Gallery
    Studio B celebrates lifelong learning, creativity and personal involvement in the visual and communication arts and seeks to be a dynamic part of Boyertown community, a “go-to” destination for learning, fun and friendship. The studio seeks to showcase the work of fine artists in themed exhibits—some juried, some open to all—and welcomes art in diverse media. In addition to art exhibits, workshops, and classes, Studio B also hosts activities and informal gatherings on assorted topics for small groups or meetings, gallery talks, and “Getting to Know You” opportunities.

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