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GoggleWorks Pivots to Micro Weddings in Response to Pandemic Restrictions

By GoggleWorks Center for the Arts

Sep 10, 2020

READING, PA  – Leaders and artists at GoggleWorks Center for the Arts (GoggleWorks) are working to make the most out of the current limitations to wedding operations by launching a new Micro Weddings offering. In response to Governor Wolf’s audience size restrictions, GoggleWorks has concentrated their offerings to help couples in need. Showcasing the highlights that make GoggleWorks one-of-a-kind, the nonprofit art center offers couples an intimate ceremony in its premier Cohen Gallery, photo opportunities  in its  historic building, and a take-home art object handmade by GoggleWorks’ artists to commemorate their special day.  Couples enjoy a stress-free experience, with a focus on safety, customer service, and the details that make for a very special wedding.
Micro Weddings meet the state requirements for event size and offer  some of the key features of the perfect  GoggleWorks wedding:

  • four hours in GoggleWorks premiere Cohen Gallery for the ceremony (including set-up and tear-down)
  • access to select photo locations
  • a bridal bouquet and boutonniere from The Rustic Bunch
  • a champagne toast
  • GoggleWorks-made keepsakes to commemorate the day
  • tables and chairs as needed to facilitate the event
  • rooms for getting ready
  • pre-ceremony site visit and rehearsal
  • opportunities to add additional upgrades. Optional additions include a handmade arch to frame your perfect ceremony, handmade art to incorporate into the ceremony, and various flower upgrades.

“This year has been incredibly difficult for so many couples,” said Margaret Pendleton, Events Rental Director. “So launching an opportunity to be able to host those who are still planning on getting married safely this year was something we were eager to do. GoggleWorks is excited to welcome new couples and continue to work with our 2020 clients who have already been so creative and inspiring with their wedding plans.”

Couples are expected to bring their own officiant, photographer, legal documents, decorations, catering needs, and twenty of their closest loved ones.

GoggleWorks is open to general visitors with selected private packages and offerings with a focus on health and safety. Leaders said the organization is transforming its operations and design strategies for controlled reopening as Pennsylvania business operations continue to be restricted.

For additional information please contact Margaret Pendleton at [email protected].

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