MAC Events

What’s Going on This Week:

Friday, May 26th:

  • Gallery OPEN 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 

Saturday, May 27th

  • Gallery OPEN 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

 

Sunday, May 28th:

  • Gallery OPEN 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Delectable Mountains Quilt Guild Auction– Ice House Paradox Hall – 2 p.m. 

 

Monday, May 29th

  • Gallery OPEN 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

                                                   

For info on what else is going on around Berkeley Springs check out: http://www.BerkeleySpringsCommunityMatters.com

 


At the Ice House:

Youth Art 

Summer Youth Art Camps

Theater Camp, June 12-16 & 19-24
Performances: June 23 & 24

Instructors: Margi Griffiths and Brice Williams
Hands-on instruction in acting, singing and more for a full musical production of The Pied Piper. There’s a performance part for everyone who wants one. Held at Berkeley Springs High School. Ages 5-7: 9 a.m.-noon; ages 8-14: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuition: Ages 5-7: $140; ages 8-14: $280. Scholarships and multi-camp/multi-sibling discounts available. See below for forms you can print out and send in.

 

Visual Arts Camp, July 17-21
Instructors: Lynn Lavin and Anna Ruggiero
The theme for this year’s camp is The Creative Garden. Campers use clay and natural objects to make and decorate whimsical garden items. They draw and paint as well and visit the local community garden. Supplies are included. Class size limited. For ages 6-14. Camp meets at the Ice House, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuition: $140. Scholarships and multi-camp/multi-sibling discounts available. See below for forms you can print out and send in.


Summer camps flier

Camps Registration Form 2017
Camps Scholarship Application


Digital Media Summer Camp
July 10-14, 2017
Instructor: Jack Kelly
Kids learn to direct, produce, host and edit a broadcast video program in this hands-on program in digital media and studio production. Morgan County School students and county home-schoolers ages 10 to 14 learn to create their own documentary or TV show. Camp meets from 12:30 to 4pm at the Ice House. There is no tuition charge for this camp; class size is limited. Register by calling 304-258-2300.  Download Digital Media Summer Camp 2017 flier

School of the Arts Classes

MACreate –  let your inner artist shine — take home your original artwork! No experience needed.

Flower-Power Fascinator with Ayla Heefner
Sat., June 3, 2 – 4:30pm
Celebrate Hey Girlfriend Weekend! Join Ayla and your Wild Women Sisters for a chance to set free your inner flower child. Create magical flowers to wear in your hair—a symbol of love, peace, hope and creativity.  All supplies provided. $35/$30 MAC members; register online or call 304-258-2300. More information and online registration here.

 

Paint a Masterpiece with Janet Gauthier and Robert Howard
Sat., July 22, 2 – 4:30pm
Janet and Robert take you step by step to re-create your own 16 x 20 painting. Choose from a floral, landscape or still life image. Paint, canvases and brushes are provided.   $35/$30 MAC members; register online or call 304-258-2300.  More information and online registration here.

 

Medieval Illumination with Sala Chapman
Sat., August 19, 2 – 4:30pm
If you like to do calligraphy (or even if you simply appreciate decorative lettering) you will love learning Medieval illumination techniques. You will make a greeting-card sized initial illuminated in the Medieval White Vine style. $35/$30 MAC members; register online or call 304-258-2300. More information and online registration here.

 

Gemstone Earrings with Maya Fredo
Sat., Sept. 30, 2 – 4:30pm
Learn to make wire and gemstone earrings. Choose copper or silver-tone wire and genuine gemstone beads. You will make three pairs of earrings to take home. Tools and materials are provided. $35/$30 MAC members; register online or call 304-258-2300. More information and online registration here.

 

 Digital MedJackKelly-96x106ia 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! Learn how to become a partner in the Berkeley Springs Community Matters web portal.  Call Rick Watson, Director of Digital Media Center (DMC) at 304-258-2300.  Learn to write, direct, produce and edit TV shows.  For ages 15 and up.
Check out the DMC’s latest video projects here at MAC’s YouTube page!

 

Gallery Exhibits

Gallery Hours: Friday – Sunday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Keep Me In Stitches — Annual Delectable Mountains Quilt Guild Show
April 14-May 28
Curators: Mickie Sienko & Susannah Kipp

The exhibit showcases work done in new, innovative techniques as well as classical methods. Items range from full-size quilts to wearable items and home decor.  Appraisals and fabric-art classes hosted by the Guild; information at www.delectablemountainsquiltguild.com.

Sunday, May 28, 2 p.m.: Annual Yard-Square Quilt Auction

Coming Soon

Forged! The Art of Fire and Metal
June 2-July 16
Curator: Glenn Horr
More than a dozen regional metal artists display functional and decorative works.
Friday, June 2, 7 p.m.: Opening reception, everyone is invited.
Saturday, June 24, 9 a.m to 3 p.m. Hammer-In – hot-metal forging and blacksmithing demonstrations throughout the day. At the Ice House Cultural Park.

 

Volunteers Needed!

Arts Integration Film Shamus 6-14MC 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.

MAC Office Hours:  Tuesday – Thursday, 11:30 a.m. – 5 pm.


Community Events at the Ice House

zumba

WEEKLY DANCE, FITNESS and MOVEMENT CLASSES 
Each week local instructors present ZUMBA, fitness, Bellysima Bellydance, Tai Chi and all levels of yoga classes for adults and youth. Ongoing Dance and Fitness Classes…

 

 

 

052512-icehousepan-3ICE HOUSE ARTIST’S CO-OP Retail Shop
Over 30 local and regional juried artists showcasing and selling their work at the Ice House Co-op Gallery. Visit Saturday and Sunday from 11am – 5pm.  304-867-3073.  www.icehousecoop.com


 

Other Community Sponsored Art Events 

For more information on these events in Morgan County, please contact the event sponsor directly.

4590907464The Berkeley Springs Studio Tour sponsors a self-guided tour of artist studios in Morgan County two weeks after Columbus Day (October 21 & 22, 2017).  Visit www.berkeleyspringsstudiotour.org for more info or call 304-249-8803.