What's going on this weekend:
Thursday October 1 –Gallery open 1pm – 5pm – Freedom of Expression featured in MAC Special Exhibit Gallery plus The Image Within – photography by Marla Carr in Hall of Dreams
Friday October 2 – Gallery open 11am – 5pm
Billy B Family Fun with Water Wonders at 7:30pm. Doors open at 7:00pm
Saturday October 3 – Gallery open 11am – 5pm
Yoga at 9am by Joyce Morningstar
Corks and Creations – Beading with Pat Williams at 4pm
Sunday October 4 – Gallery open 11am – 5pm
Monday October 5 – Gallery open 1pm – 5pm
And the weekend after:
Thursday October 8 –Gallery open 1pm – 5pm – Freedom of Expression featured in MAC Special Exhibit Gallery plus The Image Within – photography by Marla Carr in Hall of Dreams
Friday October 9 – Gallery open 11am – 5pm
Saturday October 10 – Gallery open 11am – 5pm
Apple Butter Festival Weekend
Sunday October 11 – Gallery open 11am – 5pm
Apple Butter Festival Weekend
Monday October 12 – Gallery open 1pm – 5pm
For info on what else is going on around Berkeley Springs check:
a joint project sponsored by Comcast and the Morgan Arts Council's Digital Media Center for Community Engagement!
All events listed here are held at the Ice House unless otherwise noted.
SAVE THE DATE for MAC's Signature Fundraiser – Art & Elegance:
Saturday November 7, 2015
Keep posted on details by clicking here for the event that supports MAC's programming for the entire community in Berkeley Springs!
MAC is committed to providing high quality programs, music, arts education and entertainment for the entire community. The vast majority of our programs are free to the community – including support for art experiences that reach all 2300 children in the Morgan County Schools. Your support for this event keeps art accessible for all of Morgan County! Click here to see last year's festivities that support MAC's mission of Getting Art Out There!
School of the Arts at the Ice House:
Corks and Creations art classes for adults:
Quench Your Creative Thirst!
September 12 – Indigo Fabric Dyeing with Jane Frenke, 4-6:30pm – $40/$35 MAC members
September 19 – Watercolors with Lynn Ferris 4-6:30pm – $40/$35 MAC members
Call 304-258-2300 to enroll – space fills quickly. More info on September classes
October 23 (NEW DATE) – Mixed Media Collage "Leaf into Autumn" with Nancy Carow 4-6:30pm – $40/$35 MAC
October 3 – Beaded Bracelets with Pat Williams4-6:30pm – $45/$40 MAC
Call 304-258-2300 to enroll – space fills quickly. Corks Late Sept and Early Oct class information…
November 21 – Clay creations with Lynn Lavin
Digital Media Center for Community Engagement:
Orientation: 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. The next FREE orientation session is Tuesday, August 4, September 1 or October 6 from 6-7:30pm in the Digital Media Center (DMC), Classroom 2. Learn about the new certification program in videography and media. Learn to write, direct, produce and edit TV shows. For ages 15 and up. More information on the DMC Orientation
Check out the DMC's latest video projects here at MAC's YouTube page!
Unlock your inner Ken Burns or Steven Spielberg! Learn how to turn your iPad or iPhone into an HD digital filmaking powerhouse! Learn the basics of video production using iMovie on your iPad or iPhone. Saturday, October 17 from 1 – 5pm. $25/$20 MAC member. Bring your own iPad or iPhone. For ages 15 and up. No prior experience necessary!
Call 304-258-2300 to enroll. iOS Filmmaking with Jack Kelly information…
Current Gallery Exhibits:
September 25 through November 8, 2015
Freedom of Expression
Featuring 15 to 18 2-D visual and 3-D artists who have taken their work one step beyond the traditional definition of their discipline. The show displays unique and innovative pieces of artwork that combine different techniques, materials and media to stimulate the imagination. Daniele Piasecki curates this unique exhibition. Artist reception Friday October 23 at 7:30pm.
Upcoming Gallery Exhibits:
Ice House Special Exhibit Gallery
November 13 through January 3, 2015
Warm and Wonderful
Ice House Co-Op members and exhibitors from previous shows offer a wide variety of jewelry, artsy wearables and holiday gifts. Art Africa women are sending crafts previewing their show in the summer of 2016. Lynn Lavin curates this popular holiday show.
Friday October 2, 2015 at 7:30pm
Guitar singing scientist Bill Brennan performs his high energy program on the importance of water quality capping his week working in the Morgan County Schools. Get ready for a musical swim – the most fun you can have without getting wet! Tickets at the door: $7/$5 MAC members, $3 children under 12. Doors open at 7pm. More info Billy B concert…
Upcoming Theater Production:
October 17 at 7:30pm and October 18 at 3:00pm
Join characters Melissa Gardner and Andrew Makepeace Ladd III as they reminisce their hopes and ambitions, dreams and disappointments, victories and defeats that have passed between them in the past 50 years. Directed by Abbie Brown. Doors open at 7:00pm.
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
Community Events at the Ice House
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…
ICE 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 Monday and Thursday from 1 – 5pm and Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11am – 5pm through December. 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.
The Berkeley Springs Studio Tour sponsors a self-guided tour of artist studios in Morgan County Memorial Day weekend (May 23 & 24) and two weeks after Columbus Day (October 24 & 25). Visit www.berkeleyspringsstudiotour.org for more info or call 304-258-7234.
9/15/15 Gallery Show Freedom of Expression opens on September 25…
9/1/15 Shannon Dunne brings Irish Music and Dance to the Ice House….
7/23/15 Portal Threshold Gallery Opening…
6/22/15 Captain Bree and Her Lady Pirates Youth Theater production…
6/17/15 United States Air Force Heritage of America Band on June 27
5/22/15 Glass Gallery Show Opening May 29…
5/21/15 Learn Digital Storytelling in Summer Media Intensive…
5/14/15 Summer Art Classes for Adults…
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….