MAC Events

What’s Going on This Week:

Monday, September 19th:

  • Gallery OPEN  10 a.m. – 4 p.m.


Thursday, September 22nd:

  • Gallery OPEN  11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Youth Poetry Presentation with Colleen Anderson  6 p.m.
  • From Ordinary to Epiphany: A Writing Workshop with Colleen Anderson – 7:30 p.m.


Friday, September 23rd:

  • Gallery OPEN  11 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Saturday, September 24th

  • Gallery OPEN 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Sunday, September 25th:

  • Gallery OPEN 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.


And the Week After:

Monday, September 26th:

  • Gallery OPEN 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.


Thursday, September 29th:

  • Gallery OPEN  11 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Friday, September 30th:

  • Gallery OPEN  11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Opening Reception – Into the Woods: The Vision and Art of the Woodworker curated by Neil Super, and Erin Brown – Flowers, Trees and Birds, Oh My!  All are welcome – 7:30 p.m.


Saturday, October 1st

  • Gallery OPEN 11 a.m. – 5 p.m
  • Corks & Creations: Japanese Tea Ceremony – 4:00 – 6:30 p.m.


Sunday, October 2nd:

  • Gallery OPEN 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.


For info on what else is going on around Berkeley Springs check out:,

A joint project sponsored by Comcast and the Morgan Arts Council’s Digital Media Center for Community Engagement!

At the Ice House:

School of the Arts Classes

Hiroko tea2Corks & Creations: Japanese Tea Ceremony
Sat., October 1, 4-6:30 p.m.
The Tea Ceremony is one of the oldest cultural traditions in Japan. In an interactive performance, Hiroko Rubin, who has  studied the ceremony under tea masters in Japan, will demonstrate this ancient art form. Participants will take part in the ceremony and learn about its colorful history, sample special Japanese powdered green tea and sweets, and take home a tea bowl made especially for this event by local potter and clay artist, Lynn Lavin.  Complimentary wine and snacks served. $40/$35 MAC members. Class size limited. Register online or call 304-258-2300.

weaving-2Corks & Creations: Very Tiny Tapestries
Sat., October 15, 4-6:30 p.m.
Instructor: Andrea Theisson. Tapestry is one of the simplest yet most versatile of weaving techniques. Learn basic techniques on a miniature scale, using gem-like materials such as embroidery floss and pearl cotton, with needle-weaving. Applications include jewelry, mini-wall  hangings, ornaments, bookmarks. Techniques can be applied to any size loom. The history of tapestry and many inspiring stories and resources are included. $5 materials fee to instructor at class. Complimentary wine and snacks served.  $40/$35 MAC members. Class size limited. Register online or call 304-258-2300.

 Digital MedJackKelly-96x106ia Center for Community Engagement classes:
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 Jack Kelly, 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!


C AndersonFrom Ordinary to Epiphany: A Writing Workshop with Colleen Anderson
Thurs., September 22, 7:30 p.m.  
Writing that begins with the mundane can open up to become the vessel for spiritual insight. In this workshop you will write about ordinary things–like linoleum and old sweatshirts and onion rings–with the awareness that the path toward the profound begins with the humble. This workshop for adults is sponsored by Morgan County Forum for Arts, Sciences and Technologies (FAST). There is no admission charge. You do not need to reserve a space, just come and explore!

Colleen Anderson is an award-winning writer, designer and song-writer. She is participating in MAC’s Adopt-a-School program, teaching poetry and writing in several Morgan County Schools this fall.

Family Fun
jugglingLearn to Juggle with Bounce & Karen
Wed., October 5, 7 p.m.

Capture the joy of juggling–easy to learn in one night! Fun for the entire family–go home with a new skill. Bounce and Karen are experts at helping you learn to juggle in no time at all! $7 / $5 MAC members; kids free! Please call to register: 304-258-2300.



 Youth Art
writingYouth Poetry Presentation with Colleen Anderson
Thurs., September 22, 6 p.m.
Join Colleen Anderson for a presentation of the poetry written by Morgan County Schools fourth graders. Family and friends as well as the public are invited to share in the creativity expressed by students during Colleen’s Adopt-a-School writing workshops in the schools. This event is sponsored by Morgan County Forum for Arts, Sciences and Technologies (FAST). There is no charge. All are welcome. 

Gallery Exhibits

Gallery Hours: Thursday – Sunday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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Expressions & Impressions: Potomac River Artists Guild
July 29 – September 25
Curated by Tom Nebel

Original watercolors, pastels, oils and other two-dimensional work exhibited by 20 juried members of the Potomac River Artists Guild.
Opening reception, Friday, July 29 at 7:30 p.m.


Hall of Dreams & Carr-Kelly galleries, September 16-November 6

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Kelly Scudieri – Bare Bones. Hall of Dreams and Carr-Kelly galleries. Figurative surrealism in oil, acrylics,metallics and charcoal.heart earth
Opening reception Friday, Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m.

Erin Brown – Flowers, Trees and Birds, Oh My!
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paintings in pen-and-ink and gouache.
Opening reception, Friday, Sept. 30, 7:30 pm


Coming Soon


Into the Woods: The Vision and Art of the Woodworker
Sept. 30-Nov. 13
Curated by Neil Super
More than a dozen regional wood artists working with traditional and modern techniques showcase one-of-a-kind pieces of furniture, sculpture and objects.
Opening reception: Friday, Sept. 30, 7:30 p.m..  All are welcome.



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.


Community Events at the Ice House


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 Thursday – Sunday from 11am – 5pm, Monday 10 am – 4 pm   304-867-3073.


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 22 & 23, 2016).  Visit for more info or call 304-249-8803.