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What’s Going on This Week:

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!


Fun for All Ages
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.




cbaconChristylez Bacon in Concert, Friday, October 21, 7:30 p.m.
Grammy-award nominated progressive hip-hop artist, multi-instrumentalist, “human beat-box” and storyteller. Christylez is known for his imaginative combining of musical genres from around the world. He is dedicated to continuing the oral tradition of storytelling. His mission is to promote cultural acceptance and unity through music. This concert caps a week in Morgan County schools with MAC’s Adopt a School program. His teaching builds cross-cultural connections through music. $7 /$5 MAC members; kids free.


Gallery Exhibits

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


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.



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!
Hall of Dreams gallery. Nature
paintings in pen-and-ink and gouache.
Opening reception, Friday, Sept. 30, 7:30 pm


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.