The Reading Public Museum has announced two literary events this week:
Local author and historian George Edmond, will sign his new book, "Classical Digs: Archeology, Reading Public Museum and Gustav Oberlander," on Wednesday, Oct. 19, at 5:30 p.m. at the museum. The event will include a lecture/book signing with Edmonds, complemented by lectures from two of the region's foremost archeologists: Professor Ann Steiner (Franklin &; Marshall College) will present Reading Greek Vases in Reading and Beyond, and Professor Donald White (University of Pennsylvania) will present Some Perspectives from a Classical Archeologist.
Lecturer and artist Bruce Becker will sign his new book, "Kindness and Compassion: The Inspiring Aftermath of the Tragic Amish Schoolhouse Shootings," at the museum on
Saturday, Oct. 22, at 2 p.m.
Becker will talk about his response to the deadly shootings of the Amish Schoolhouse in Nickel Mines, PA. The program will include an exclusive exhibition of Becker's never-before seen, Amish-related paintings, with a book signing to follow.
Cost for both lectures is $5 for museum members, $10 for non-members. Seating is limited. To register, click here for downloadable PDF form. To learn more, call 610-371-5850 ext. 227 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets will be held at the door.
Reading Public Museum is located at 500 Museum Road, Reading, PA 19611. To visit the museum website, click here.