MAC Events

What’s Going on This Week:

Monday, July 25th:

  • Gallery OPEN 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

 

Thursday, July 28th:

  • Gallery OPEN  11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 

Friday, July 29th:

  • Gallery OPEN  11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Opening Reception – Expressions & Impressions: Potomac River Artists Guild – 7:30 p.m.  All are Welcome

 

Saturday, July 30th

  • Gallery OPEN 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Concert in Berkeley Springs State Park –  5:30 p.m. – The Allegheny Ramblers

 

Sunday, July 31st:

  • Gallery OPEN 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 

 And the Week After:

Monday, August 1st:

  • Gallery OPEN 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

 

Thursday, August 4th:

  • Gallery OPEN  11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 

Friday, August 5th:

  • Gallery OPEN  11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 

Saturday, August 6th

  • Gallery OPEN 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Corks & Creations: History & Hands–Introduction to Calligraphy –  3 – 5:30 p.m.
  • Concert in Berkeley Springs State Park –  5:30 p.m. – Blair Crimmins & The Hookers

 

Sunday, August 7th:

  • Gallery OPEN 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 

Monday, August 8th:

  • Gallery OPEN 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

                                                                        

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

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

 

calligraphyCorks & Creations: History & Hands–Introduction to Calligraphy, Saturday, Aug. 6, 3-5:30 PM
Instructor: Abby Chapple
Start an adventure in penmanship in this introduction to calligraphy (beautiful writing).  Try a new art form and learn some history along with hands-on practice in this workshop for adults. Enjoy a glass of wine and snacks. $40 / $35 MAC members. Class size limited. Register online or call 304-258-2300. See flier here. 

 

lfCorks & Creations: Fun with Watercolors, Saturday, Aug. 20, 3-5:30 PM
Instructor: Lynn Ferris
Award-winning artist Lynn Ferris takes you on a journey of exploration with watercolors. Learn basic techniques of watercolor painting and take home your original artwork. No experience needed; all supplies provided. Enjoy a glass of wine and snacks. $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!

 

Summer Concerts in the Park

Layout 1We’re celebrating our 30th season of the Summer Concerts in the Park series! Mark your calendar for each Saturday, July 9 through August 20 at 5:30 p.m. for a variety of music from old-time and bluegrass to jazz and Southern swing. Admission is free. Concerts are held in Berkeley Springs State Park; rain location is the Ice House.  View concert schedule.

July 30: The Allegheny Ramblers. A four piece string-based band that performs throughout the region playing traditional folk, old-time, blue grass and beyond. More about the band.

August 6: Blair Crimmins & The Hookers. Acoustic guitars, bass and violin that dazzles with gypsy jazz and mesmerizing harmonies.  More about the band.

 

 A Very Special Benefit Concert

Rachel Blaustein

Rachel Blaustein, Soprano
with Zoe Band, Mezzo Soprano
Pat Springer, Professional Accompanist

Sunday, August 14, 2 p.m.

Rachel Blaustein returns to the Ice House with her outstanding vocal gifts. Enjoy an afternoon of superb musical artistry — and support Morgan Arts Council. Rachel is known for her command of the entire range of classical music, from Baroque to opera to contemporary compositions. She is joined by Zoe Band, mezzo-soprano. Learn more about Rachel here. Reserve tickets at 304-258-2300; tickets at the door, first-come, first-served. Admission $20, $15 students.

 

 

Gallery Exhibits

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

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Expressions & Impressions: Potomac River Artists Guild
July 29 – September 25

Original watercolors, pastels, oils and other two-dimensional work exhibited by 20 juried members of the Potomac River Artists Guild.
Opening reception, Friday, July 29 at 7:30 p.m.

 

Hall of Dreams & Carr-Kelly galleries, July 29-Sept. 11
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Re-awakening. Neal Redmond. Oils, acrylics, mixed media.

 

 

 

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

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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 Thursday – Sunday from 11am – 5pm, Monday 10 am – 4 pm   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 Memorial Day weekend (May 28 & 29) and two weeks after Columbus Day (October 22 & 23).  Visit www.berkeleyspringsstudiotour.org for more info or call 304-249-8803.