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What’s Going on This Week:

Monday, October 17th:

  • Gallery OPEN  10 a.m. – 4 p.m.


Thursday, October 20th:

  • Gallery OPEN  11 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Friday, October 21st:

  • Gallery OPEN  11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Christylez Bacon in Concert – 7:30 p.m.


Saturday, October 22nd

  • Gallery OPEN 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Sunday, October 23rd:

  • 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

scarecrowMake a Scarecrow — Fun Family Art Project
Sat., October 29, 12-1 p.m. or 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Instructor: Phyllis Hagstad
A hands-on workshop that the entire family can enjoy. All supplies are provided, including straw for stuffing and clothing for your life-size scarecrow. You can bring a hat or your own clothing if you prefer. You will leave with a unique scarecrow ready to hang or pose in your landscape. You may want to bring gloves for this project. $20 per scarecrow for one person or the whole family to create. Class size is limited; call 304-258-2300 to register.


collagemsCorks & Creations: Renew & Release–Collage as a Tool for Transformation
Saturday, November 19, 4-6:30 p.m.  Instructor: Melissa Sylvan
You don’t need to be artistic: if you can cut or tear paper, then this is for you. Collage can help you work through difficult emotions or thorny transitions. Melissa guides and supports you in the process. This workshop can be helpful whether you are going through a loss, a change, a health difficulty or other challenging situation. All materials are provided (you can bring any special images, items or surfaces). Magazine donations welcome. Find more about Melissa’s work here. Enjoy complimentary wine and snacks as you let your creativity flow in this welcoming environment. $40/$35 MAC members. Class size is 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!



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.



audition-picAuditions: A Christmas Carol Radio Play, Nov. 1 & 2, 6 p.m.
Help bring joy to the holidays by being part of the production of Phillip Grecian’s adaptation of Dickens’ beloved A Christmas Carol.  No experience needed —  no lines to memorize. The action takes place in a radio studio with actors’ voices assuming the roles of the characters including Scrooge, Tiny Tim and all the ghosts. There are roles for men, women and children. Margi Griffiths and Brice Williams direct. The productions are scheduled for Dec. 8-11 and 15-18.


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.