MAC Events

What’s Going on This Week:

  • Thursday, June 21st –  Gallery OPEN          11 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
  • Friday, June 22nd –  Gallery OPEN               11 a.m. – 5 p.m.  
  • Saturday, June 23rd   Gallery OPEN         11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, June 24th –  Gallery OPEN            11 a.m. – 5 p.m.


For info on what else is happening around Berkeley Springs this week check out Berkeley Springs Community Calendar.

Youth Summer Camps:

Digital Media Summer Camp – July 9-13, 2018
Kids ages 10-14 can tell their story or the stories of their school including academic, arts, and sporting activities as they learn to create their own documentary or TV show including camera operation, studio production, hosting and editing. Instructor: Jack Kelly.  No tuition fee.  Registration form here.  Sponsored by City National Bank


Youth Visual Art Camp – July 16-20, 2018
Magical Animals – Kids ages 6-14 will discuss animals they enjoy from their experience with pets, books and movies and choose a favorite to create and learn to use art to build its story in an art camp workbook. Animals and their friends will be made with clay, colored and kiln ready. Materials provided. Instructors: Lynn Lavin, Hiroko Rubin & Anna Ruggiero. Tuition assistance is available – apply by July 1st.  Class size is limited – Registration form here.  Sponsored by Blue Flame


At the Ice House:

School of the Arts Classes:

MACreate Adult Classes –  Let your inner artist shine – take home your original artwork! No experience needed.

Wire & Gemstone Rings with Maya Fredo. Saturday, July 7, 2018, 2 – 4:30 p.m.

Learn to make fun rings from wire and gemstone beads! Choose from silver tone, copper, or brass wire and root through a large selection of gemstone beads!  You’ll leave with a few rings, each a different style.  No previous experience is needed. $35 / $30 MAC members. Register online or call 304-258-2300.  All tools and materials are provided.


“Capturing the Light” with Lynn Ferris.  Saturday, August 18, 2018 – 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Bring your work to the next level. Good use of light and shadow can turn your paintings from ordinary into extraordinary. Using a limited palette of mainly  transparent colors, students will learn about shadows, light sources, adding glow and drama, and designing with light. Lynn will provide handouts, reference materials, and lots of personal attention. Student-provided materials list here. All levels, but some experience with watercolor is needed.  $95 / $80 MAC members. Register online or call 304-258-2300.


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! Learn how to become a partner in the Berkeley Springs Community Matters web portal.  Contact 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 on MAC’s YouTube page!


Gallery Exhibits:
Hours: Thursday – Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Co-op Gallery  June 1 – July 15, 2018

Curator: Marla Carr

The diverse work of selected artists featured in the award-winning “ArtVoiceWV” series is on display in this gallery exhibit. The ArtVoice videos can be seen during the show.




Hall of Dreams & Carr-Kelly Gallery June 1 – July 15, 2018

Elsa Riveros – When an Adult Plays with Clay
Elsa Riveros is a Colombian artist with a Fine Art degree from La Universidad de Los Andes.  She discovered her unconventional art format quite by accident after running out of oil pastel colors and replacing them with her son’s clay or plastilina. Elsa’s use of vibrant color and themes represents her Latin culture and who she is as a Latino female artist.




Click for listing of upcoming Ice House Gallery Shows.


Over 30 local and regional juried artists showcasing and selling their work at the Ice House Co-op Gallery. Visit Thursday through Sunday from 11am – 5pm.  304-867-3073.


Summer Concerts in the Park:
Concerts are scheduled for every Saturday from July 7th to August 18th at 5:30 p.m. in Berkeley Springs State Park. Rain location is the Ice House.  Click here to view this year’s band lineup. 


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:  Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 10 am – 5 pm.


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…



Other Community Sponsored Art Events 

For more information on this event 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 20 & 21, 2018).  Visit for more info or call 304-249-8803.