All events listed here are held at the Ice House unless otherwise noted.
Request for Materials for Upcoming Mosaic Project:
MAC is collecting tiles, china and mirrors (broken is fine!) for an upcoming mosaic in our Engage Berkeley Springs art projects. Donations are being accepted at the office or gallery until June 19. Please call 304-258-2300 for more information.
MAC Annual Membership Meeting:
Be Part of the Art and Vote:
MAC's annual membership meeting will be held Saturday May 16 from 2-3pm in Paradox Hall. Vote on the new board of directors, recognize fellow members and volunteers, learn about what's new at MAC! Join in Engage Berkeley Springs mural project anytime over the weekend!
Summer Youth Art Camps:
Theater and Visual Art Camps announced!
Theater Camp starts June 15 – 27 with a musical – Captain Bree & Her Lady Pirates!
A performance part for all. Instructors/Directors Margi Griffiths and Brice Williams with assistant Dia Griffiths.
Visual Arts Camp, July 13 -17 - Explores "What Morgan County Grows and Eats – Fun with Food". Led by Lynn Lavin and Anna Ruggiero .
Camp Scholarships available, apply by June 1.
Youth Summer Camps detailed information…
Youth Summer Camp Registration Form
Youth Summer Camp Scholarship Application
Call for Volunteers:
MC After 3 – Call for MAC Volunteers!
You have talent! You like working with kids! You love MAC and want to help Get More Art Out There! Share your art, talent, interests at the Warm Springs Middle School MC After 3 – afterschool enrichment program and help MAC earn money for youth programming! Volunteer an hour or two of your time to support our kids. Summer hours available too! Call 304-258-2300 for more information. More info about MC After 3
Engage Berkeley Springs:
Join Janet Gauthier in an encore community art-making workshop as you learn how to make large scale wall murals that will be displayed in Berkeley Springs. Ages 10 to adult welcome. FREE! All supplies provided. Donations warmly accepted! Saturday April 25 from 11am to 5pm. Call 304-258-2300 to reserve your space. Mural Panels workshop info…
Be part of the art as you join Patty Ray Avalon in transforming the wall of the RAG shop and help to transform the community of Berkeley Springs! Come for the weekend or come for an hour to help paint a mural that thousands of visitors to Berkeley Springs will see driving through our community each year. Ages 10 to adult welcome. FREE! All supplies provided. Donations warmly accepted! May 16 – 17 from 9am to 5pm. Call 304-258-2300 to reserve your space. Rag Shop Mural info…
School of the Arts at the Ice House:
Fabric Classes for Adults
New Fabric Classes for Spring 2015
April 18: Ink Painting on Fabric with Cheryl Rink; 1-4pm – $35/$30 MAC members + $10 materials fee
May 2: Screen Printing on Fabric with Jane Frenke; 11:30am-4pm – $40/35 MAC members + $10 materials fee
May 9: Ice Dyeing on Fabric with Rika Bennett @ 11am or 1pm – $20 includes materials
Call 304-258-2300 to enroll – space fills quickly. Fabric classes 2015 details
Corks and Creations:
Quench Your Creative Thirst!
May 23: Chihuly-Inspired Garden Sun-Catcher with Pam Didawick; 4-6:30pm – $40/$35 MAC members
June 6: Tree-of-Life Wire and Gemstone Beaded Pendant with Maya Fredo; 4-6:30pm – $40/35 MAC members
Call 304-258-2300 to enroll – space fills quickly. Late Spring Art Classes
For schedule of more Corks and Creations classes click here
Digital Media Center for Community Engagement
Would you like to learn how to make your own documentary or TV show? Tell your story and the stories of our community! The next FREE orientation session is Tuesday, May 12 or Tuesday June 16 from 6-7:30pm in the Digital Media Center (DMC), Classroom 2. Learn about the new certification program in videography and broadcasting. Learn to write, direct, produce and edit TV shows. For ages 15 and up. More information on the DMC Orientation
Special Concert in the Park:
US Air Force Band
The Morgan Arts Council is proud to welcome the US Air Force Band for a special Concert in the Park on Saturday June 27 at 5:30pm in Berkeley Springs State Park to kick off the summer season.
Current Gallery Exhibit:
April 17 – May 24, 2015
The annual Delectable Mountains Quilt Show and Display showcases new and different techniques of contemporary quilting with a nod to the tradition that continues. More than 100 pieces of art from more than 50 quilt guild members, including large quilts and small pieces created especially for the show. Opening reception Friday April 17 at 7:30pm. Denise Cline curates this most popular show!
May 16 Quilting Appraisals in the Community Room
The long history of art glass in West Virginia leads directly to this 21st century show of stained glass, sculptures, angels and functional glass artwork. Opening Reception on May 29 at 7:30pm. Curated by Angela Matthews
Community Events at the Ice House
WEEKLY DANCE, FITNESS and MOVEMENT CLASSES
Each week local instructors present ZUMBA, fitness, Bellysima Bellydance and all levels of yoga classes for adults and youth. Ongoing Dance and Fitness Classes…
Other Community Sponsored Art Events
For more information on these events in Morgan County, please contact the event sponsor directly.
The Berkeley Springs Studio Tour sponsors a self-guided tour of artist studios in Morgan County Memorial Day weekend (May 24 & 25) and two weeks after Columbus Day (October 24 & 25). Visit www.berkeleyspringsstudiotour.org for more info or call 304-258-7234.
4/15/15 Engage Berkley Springs announces a new mural panel workshop…
4/08/15 Anything Goes Quilt Show Opening…
3/14/15 MAC'nCheese Fund-taster and Contests in April 2015
3/4/15 John Devine and Steve Hickman Ice House Concert
3/4/15 Engage Berkeley Springs: Matisse Mixed Media Collage Murals with Patty Ray Avalon
2/26/15 Youth Art Show Opening…
1/2/15 Plan B: Alternate Media Gallery Show Opening…
12/12/14 MAC 2014 Annual Appeal: Art Erupted ! artphoto14
12/10/14 Morgan County Introduces New Digital Media Program….