MAC Events

What’s Going on This Week:

Thursday, August 17th:

  • Gallery OPEN 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Friday, August 18th

  • Gallery OPEN 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Saturday, August 19th

  • Gallery OPEN 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • MACreate Art Class – Medieval Illumination – 2 p.m., Ice House
  • Concert in the Park – Kelly Bell Band – 5:30 p.m., Berkeley Springs State Park


Sunday, August 20th

  • Gallery OPEN 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.


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


At the Ice House:

School of the Arts Classes

MACreate –  Let your inner artist shine – take home your original artwork! No experience needed.
Medieval Illumination with Sala Chapman
Sat., August 19, 2 – 4:30pm
If you like to do calligraphy (or even if you simply appreciate decorative lettering) you will love learning Medieval illumination techniques. You will make a greeting-card sized initial illuminated in the Medieval White Vine style. $35/$30 MAC members; register online or call 304-258-2300. More information and online registration here.


Gemstone Earrings with Maya Fredo
Sat., Sept. 30, 2 – 4:30pm
Learn to make wire and gemstone earrings. Choose copper or silver-tone wire and genuine gemstone beads. You will make three pairs of earrings to take home. Tools and materials are provided. $35/$30 MAC members; register online or call 304-258-2300. More information and online registration here.


Decorative Scarecrow Family Art Project
Sat., Sept. 2, 12 – 1pm or 1:30 – 2:30pm
Instructor: Phyllis Hagstad
A fun, hands-on workshop that the entire family can enjoy. All supplies are provided, including clothing for your full-size scarecrow. You can bring a  hat or your own clothing if you wish. You will leave with a unique scarecrow ready to hang or pose. You may want to bring gloves to wear. $20 per scarecrow for one person or an entire family. Class size limited. Register: 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.  Call 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 here at MAC’s YouTube page!



Concerts in the Park
Saturdays at 5:30 p.m., July 8 – August 19
Berkeley Springs State Park
Summer swings and sings with MAC’s weekly FREE concerts in the park. Come and enjoy an exciting range of musical styles from favorite performers and new acts as well. Rain location is the Ice House. Click here for the MAC Summer Concert Calendar for 2017.


August 19: Kelly Bell Band
This seven-member group from Baltimore has been voted Best Blues Band in the Mid-Atlantic 12 years in a row. Their genre-expanding sound makes you think of every great blues band and performer you know — and then they take it one step further.



Gallery Exhibits

Gallery Hours: Thursday – Sunday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

It’s All About the Surface!
July 21 – September 10
Curator: Crawford Horne
Pottery created with a variety of different glaze and firing techniques including wood-fired, pit-fired, salt-glazed, soda-glazed and raku.
Opening reception: Friday, July 21 at 7:30 p.m.



Click for listing of upcoming Ice House Gallery Shows.

Hall of Dreams & Carr-Kelly Gallery, July 21-September 10

Derek Kan:
Images by Derek Kan. Photographs of nature, people and places far and near by someone who observes the world with wonderment.

Wayne Peterson: A Thankful Life, impressionistic and abstract watercolor and acrylic landscapes.




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:  Tuesday – Thursday, 11:30 a.m. – 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…




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 Saturday and Sunday from 11am – 5pm.  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 21 & 22, 2017).  Visit for more info or call 304-249-8803.