MAC Events

What’s Going on This Week:

Thursday, June 22nd

  • Gallery OPEN 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

 

Friday, June 23rd:

  • Gallery OPEN 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • The Pied Piper – MAC Summer Youth Camp performers – 7:00 p.m. – Berkeley Springs High School

 

Saturday, June 24th

  • Gallery OPEN 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Hammer-In – Hot-metal forging and blacksmithing demonstrations. Ice House Cultural Park –          9 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  Admission is free.
  • The Pied Piper – MAC Summer Youth Camp performers – 2:00 p.m. – Berkeley Springs High School

                                                 

Sunday, June 25th

  • Gallery OPEN 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 

For info on what else is going on around Berkeley Springs check out: http://www.BerkeleySpringsCommunityMatters.com

 

At the Ice House:

Youth Art 

Summer Youth Art Camps

Theater Camp, June 12-16 & 19-24
Performances: Friday, June 23 at 7:00 p.m.  & Saturday, June 24 at 2 p.m. at Berkeley Springs High School
(Admission: $2)
Instructors: Margi Griffiths and Brice Williams
Campers receive hands-on instruction in acting, singing and more for a full musical production of The Pied Piper. There’s a performance part for everyone who wants one. Held at Berkeley Springs High School. Ages 5-7: 9 a.m.-noon; ages 8-14: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuition: Ages 5-7: $140; ages 8-14: $280. Scholarships and multi-camp/multi-sibling discounts available. See below for forms you can print out and send in.

 

Visual Arts Camp, July 17-21
Instructors: Lynn Lavin and Anna Ruggiero
The theme for this year’s camp is The Creative Garden. Campers use clay and natural objects to make and decorate whimsical garden items. They draw and paint as well and visit the local community garden. Supplies are included. Class size limited. For ages 6-14. Camp meets at the Ice House, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuition: $140. Scholarships and multi-camp/multi-sibling discounts available. See below for forms you can print out and send in.


Summer camps flier

Camps Registration Form 2017
Camps Scholarship Application


Digital Media Summer Camp
July 10-14, 2017
Instructor: Jack Kelly
Kids learn to direct, produce, host and edit a broadcast video program in this hands-on program in digital media and studio production. Morgan County School students and county home-schoolers ages 10 to 14 learn to create their own documentary or TV show. Camp meets from 12:30 to 4pm at the Ice House. There is no tuition charge for this camp; class size is limited. Register by calling 304-258-2300.  Download Digital Media Summer Camp 2017 flier

School of the Arts Classes

MACreate –  let your inner artist shine — take home your original artwork! No experience needed.

Paint a Masterpiece with Janet Gauthier and Robert Howard
Sat., July 29, 2 – 4:30pm
Janet and Robert take you step by step to re-create your own 16 x 20 painting. Choose from a floral, landscape or still life image. Paint, canvases and brushes are provided.   $35/$30 MAC members; register online or call 304-258-2300.  More information and online registration here.

 

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.

 

 Digital MedJackKelly-96x106ia 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!

 

Music

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.

July 8: Carsie Blanton.
Hailing from New Orleans, Carsie Blanton makes music that smolders with moxie, settling in the pop realm, infused with jazz elements and even a little Broadway-style panache. This two-person group is fun, makes you laugh and best of all makes you dance.

 

Gallery Exhibits

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

Forged! The Art of Fire and Metal
June 2-July 16
Curator: Glenn Horr
More than a dozen regional metal artists display functional and decorative works.

Friday, June 2, 7 p.m.: Opening reception, meet the artists. Everyone is invited — there is no charge.

Saturday, June 24, 9 a.m to 3 p.m.
Hammer-In – hot-metal forging and blacksmithing demonstrations throughout the day. At the Ice House Cultural Park. Admission is free.

Click for listing of upcoming Ice House Gallery Shows.

Hall of Dreams & Carr-Kelly Gallery, June 2-July 16

 Rennie Kahler: Wings and Other Things. Original nature photography. In the Hall of Dreams and Carr-Kelly Gallery.
           

 

Joseph Springer: Reflections of a Golden Age. Paintings in the style of the Old Masters. Showing in the Hall of Dreams.

 

 

 

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

zumba

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…

 

 

 

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.  www.icehousecoop.com


 

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 www.berkeleyspringsstudiotour.org for more info or call 304-249-8803.