MAC Events

What’s Going on This Week:

  • Thursday, July 19th –  Gallery OPEN      11 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
  • Friday, July 20th –  Gallery OPEN          11 a.m. – 5 p.m.    
  • Saturday, July 21st   Gallery OPEN     11 a.m. – 5 p.m.                                      Glassblowing Demonstration – Philip Valencia – 12:00-9:00 p.m. at the Ice House courtyard (weather permitting)                                                                                                           MACreate ClassPaint a Masterpiece   with Janet Gauthier & Robert Howard –   2:00-4:30 p.m. at the Ice House             

       Concert in the Park – Kelly Bell Band – 5:30 p.m., Berkeley Springs State Park (Rain location – Ice             House)                                                                                                                                                                       Opening Reception – Connections Shaping Glass – 7:30 p.m. at the Ice House – Everyone welcome!

  • Sunday, July 22nd – Gallery OPEN  11 a.m. – 5 p.m.


For info on what else is happening around Berkeley Springs this week check out Berkeley Springs Community Calendar.

Summer Concerts in the Park:

Saturday, July 21st – Baltimore’s Kelly Bell Band brings blues to Berkeley Springs State Park. Voted the Best Blues Band in the Mid-Atlantic Region 12 years in a row, the band, known for phat blues, combines elements of hip-hop, funk, and electrified blues, for a sound that reflects the way blues is moving today.

Concerts are scheduled for every Saturday from July 7th to August 18th at 5:30 p.m. in Berkeley Springs State Park. Rain location is the Ice House.  View this year’s concert schedule and sponsors.

At the Ice House:

School of the Arts Classes:

MACreate Adult Classes –  Let your inner artist shine – take home your original artwork! No experience needed.

Paint a Masterpiece with Janet Gauthier & Robert Howard. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 2 – 4:30 p.m.

Janet and Robert of AnayaArt Studio take you step-by-step to re-create mini-masterpiece on your own. You will be amazed at the beautiful piece of artwork you create and take home with you at the end of the class.  No prior painting experience needed, your instructors will teach you the secret to creating a masterpiece!  $35 / $30 MAC members. All tools and materials are provided including music and fun! Register online or call 304-258-2300.



“Capturing the Light” with Lynn Ferris.  Saturday, August 18, 2018 – 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Bring your work to the next level. Good use of light and shadow can turn your paintings from ordinary into extraordinary. Using a limited palette of mainly  transparent colors, students will learn about shadows, light sources, adding glow and drama, and designing with light. Lynn will provide handouts, reference materials, and lots of personal attention. Student-provided materials list here. All levels, but some experience with watercolor is needed.  $95 / $80 MAC members. Register online or call 304-258-2300.


Gallery Exhibits:
Hours: Thursday – Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Co-op Gallery  July 20 – September 9, 2018

Connections Shaping Glass
Curator: Maureen Storey

A glorious array of the art of glass from various artists using techniques including blown glass as well as stained glass and fused glass.




Hall of Dreams & Carr-Kelly Gallery July 20 – September 9, 2018


Pat Hilton – Atmospherics: Reflections on Special Moments in Time
Patterns and colors emerge and change around us at a dizzying speed. I invite you to stop and reflect on how I see those moments in time..




Lily Ramos & Carole Wolfensberger – Passion and Pleasure

Our paintings are therapeutic expressions and always an inspiration to us, and hopefully to others.




Click for listing of upcoming Ice House Gallery Shows.


Over 30 local and regional juried artists showcasing and selling their work at the Ice House Co-op Gallery. Visit Thursday through Sunday from 11am – 5pm.  304-867-3073.


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.  Contact 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 on MAC’s YouTube page!


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:  Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 10 am – 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…



Other Community Sponsored Art Events 

For more information on this event 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 20 & 21, 2018).  Visit for more info or call 304-249-8803.