MAC Events

All events listed here are held at the Ice House unless otherwise noted.

Request for Materials for Upcoming Mosaic Project:
MAC is collecting tiles, china and mirrors (broken is fine!) for an upcoming mosaic in our Engage Berkeley Springs art projects.  Donations are being accepted at the office or gallery until June 19. Please call 304-258-2300 for more information.

MAC Annual Membership Meeting:

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MAC's annual membership meeting will be held Saturday May 16 from 2-3pm in Paradox Hall.  Vote on the new board of directors, recognize fellow members and volunteers, learn about what's new at MAC!  Join in Engage Berkeley Springs mural project anytime over the weekend! 

Summer Youth Art Camps:

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Theater Camp starts June 15 – 27 with a musical – Captain Bree & Her Lady Pirates! 
A performance part for all.  Instructors/Directors Margi Griffiths and Brice Williams with assistant Dia Griffiths.  
Visual Arts Camp, July 13 -17 - Explores "What Morgan County Grows and Eats – Fun with Food".  Led by Lynn Lavin and Anna Ruggiero .
Camp Scholarships available, apply by June 1. 

Youth Summer Camps detailed information…  
Youth Summer Camp Registration Form 
Youth Summer Camp Scholarship Application  

Call for Volunteers:

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

Engage Berkeley Springs:

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Join Janet Gauthier in an encore community art-making workshop as you learn how to make large scale wall murals that will be displayed in Berkeley Springs.    Ages 10 to adult welcome.  FREE! All supplies provided.  Donations warmly accepted!  Saturday April 25 from 11am to 5pm.  Call 304-258-2300 to reserve your space. Mural Panels workshop info…
UnknownBe Part of the Art III – RAG Shop Wall Mural!
Be part of the art as you join Patty Ray Avalon in transforming the wall of the RAG shop and help to transform the community of Berkeley Springs!  Come for the weekend or come for an hour to help paint a mural that thousands of visitors to Berkeley Springs will see driving through our community each year.  Ages 10 to adult welcome.  FREE! All supplies provided.  Donations warmly accepted!  May 16 – 17 from 9am to 5pm.  Call 304-258-2300 to reserve your space.

School of the Arts at the Ice House:

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New Fabric Classes for Spring 2015
 April 18: Ink Painting on Fabric with Cheryl Rink; 1-4pm –  $35/$30 MAC members + $10 materials fee
May 2: Screen Printing on Fabric with Jane Frenke; 11:30am-4pm –  $40/35 MAC members + $10 materials fee
 May 9: Ice Dyeing on Fabric with Rika Bennett @ 11am or 1pm –  $20 includes materials
all 304-258-2300 to enroll – space fills quickly. Fabric classes 2015 details

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Quench Your Creative Thirst!
May 23: Chihuly-Inspired Garden Sun-Catcher with Pam Didawick; 4-6:30pm –  $40/$35 MAC members 
 June 6
: Tree-of-Life Wire and Gemstone Beaded Pendant with Maya Fredo; 4-6:30pm –  $40/35 MAC members 
 Call 304-258-2300 to enroll – space fills quickly. 
For schedule of more Corks and Creations classes click here


JackKelly-96x106Digital 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!  The next FREE orientation session is Tuesday, May 12 or Tuesday June 16 from 6-7:30pm in the Digital Media Center (DMC), Classroom 2.  Learn about the new certification program in videography and broadcasting.  Learn to write, direct, produce and edit TV shows.  For ages 15 and up.
More information on the DMC Orientation 

Special Concert in the Park:

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The Morgan Arts Council is proud to welcome the US Air Force Band for a special Concert in the Park on Saturday June 27 at 5:30pm in Berkeley Springs State Park to kick off the summer season.



Current Gallery Exhibit:

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April 17 – May 24, 2015
Anything Goes
The annual Delectable Mountains Quilt Show and Display showcases new and different techniques of contemporary quilting with a nod to the tradition that continues.  More than 100 pieces of art from more than 50 quilt guild members, including large quilts and small pieces created especially for the show. Opening reception Friday April 17 at 7:30pm. Denise Cline curates this most popular show!
May 16-17 Quilting Demonstrations in Linn's Lab
May 16 Quilting Appraisals in the Community Room
Upcoming Gallery Exhibit:
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The long history of art glass in West Virginia leads directly to this 21st century show of stained glass, sculptures, angels and functional glass artwork.  Opening Reception on May 29 at 7:30pm. Curated by Angela Matthews


Community Events


Each week local instructors present ZUMBA, fitness, Bellysima Bellydance and all levels of yoga classes for adults and youth. Ongoing Dance and Fitness Classes…



Sponsored by Travel Berkeley Springs – Revel in West Virginia Food and Wine at the Ice House from 10am to 4pm on Saturday April 11. For more information call 304-258-9147



Join Rosemary Ellen Guiley for her talk: Dreamwork for Visionary Living on Saturday April 4 from 2 – 5pm in the Ice House Event Space. Rosemary is the author of seven books on dreams and dreamwork, including Dreamwork for Visionary Living and Dream Messages from the Afterlife. She has facilitated individual and group dreamwork since the early 1990s. Sponsored by Transition Talks.  Call 304-671-6127 for more information.


JenDanceTeacher1MASTERCLASS in Belly Dance 
Join Jennifer Carpenter-Peak, MAC Arts Integration artist, as she teaches a Belly Dance Masterclass on Sunday, March 1, 2015, 1-4 p.m at the Ice House.  Call  304-258-7647 to register.  Taqsim Workshop Info


Come join Mary Hott in improvisational community singing on January 18 from 4-5:30pm.  No previous experience required!  Donations warmly accepted. At the Ice House. For more info click here:
Circlesongs 2015


Ongoing Dance and Fitness Classes…




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….