What's going on this week:
Thursday November 26 –Gallery Closed for Thanksgiving
Friday November 27 – Gallery open 11am – 5pm Warm and Wonderful featured in MAC Special Exhibit Gallery
Community Concert – Friends and Family- 7:30pm, doors open at 7pm
Saturday November 28 – Gallery open 11am – 5pm
Book Festival – 10am – 4pm
Sunday November 29 – Gallery open 11am – 5pm
Monday November 30 – Gallery open 1pm – 5pm
And the week after:
Thursday December 3 –Gallery open 1pm-5pm
Friday December 4 – Gallery open 11am – 5pm Warm and Wonderful featured in MAC Special Exhibit Gallery
Saturday December 5 – Gallery open 11am – 5pm
TreeFest – 10am – 5pm
Kids Art Class – 11am or 1pm with Anna Ruggiero
Corks and Creations – 4:00pm with Abby Chapple
Sunday December 6 – Gallery open 11am – 5pm
Treefest – noon -5pm
Monday December 7 – Gallery open 1pm – 5pm
For info on what else is going on around Berkeley Springs check out:
a joint project sponsored by Comcast and the Morgan Arts Council's Digital Media Center for Community Engagement!
All events listed here are held at the Ice House unless otherwise noted.
Community Festival: TreeFest !
TREEFEST is back at the Ice House!
Join in the holiday celebration with this special event featuring gorgeous trees decorated by local businesses. Craft vendors and entertainment throughout. Saturday December 5 & 12 from 10am to 5pm and Sunday December 6 & 13 from noon – 5pm.
Admission is free but donations are warmly accepted to benefit MAC youth programs.
School of the Arts at the Ice House:
Corks and Creations art classes for adults:
Quench Your Creative Thirst!
December 5 – Make a Holiday Tree with Abby Chapple Make a Tree with Abby Chapple workshop info….
Call 304-258-2300 to enroll – space fills quickly.
Digital Media 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 and learn about the new certification program in videography and media. 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!
Learn how to make a Fabric Tree with Anna Ruggiero. Makes a great holiday gift! December 5, 2015 at either 11am or 1pm. FREE! Donations warmly accepted. Ages 5-12. Call 304-258-2300 to enroll.
Current Gallery Exhibits:
Ice House Special Exhibit Gallery
November 13 through January 3, 2016
Warm and Wonderful
Ice House Co-Op members and exhibitors from previous shows offer a wide variety of jewelry, artsy wearables and holiday gifts. Art Africa women are sending crafts previewing their show in the summer of 2016. Lynn Lavin curates this popular holiday show. Artist Reception on Friday November 20 at 7:30pm.
November 20 through January 3, 2106
Tintype Photos by Elmaleh
November 20 through January 3, 2106
They Call it Music!
Photography by Ryland Swain
Theater at the Ice House:
Friday December 11 at 7:30pm
Saturday December 12 at 7:30pm
Thursday December 17 at 7:30pm
Friday December 18 at 7:30pm
Saturday December 19 at 1:00pm and at 7:30pm and
Sunday December 20 at 2:00pm.
Doors open half hour before show.
Join us Thanksgiving Weekend for the annual Friends and Family Concert! Friday of Thanksgiving weekend is the time to celebrate our musical roots with local music by our community of talented performers. Enjoy old-time music, bluegrass, folk and more. Friday, November 27 at 7:30pm in Paradox Hall. $5 General Admission. Doors open at 7:00pm. Friends & Family Concert 2015
Berkeley Springs Book Festival:
Saturday November 28 marks the fourth annual Berkeley Springs Book Festival from 10am to 4pm in Paradox Hall. Featuring 25 authors and new releases of books in time for the holidays! Author talks throughout the day. Free Admission. Book Festival information… Book Festival press release and author list
Call for Volunteers:
MC 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
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…
ICE 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 Monday and Thursday from 1 – 5pm and Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11am – 5pm through December. 304-867-3073. www.icehousecoop.com
Jensuya's Belly Dance Basics
Learn to belly dance with Jennifer Carpenter-Peak, MAC Arts Integration artist, in this 2016 New Year's Resolutions Saturday Series. January 9, 16, 23, 30, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., at the Ice House. 304-258-7647 to register. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/831448706967651/
Other Community Sponsored Art Events
For more information on these events in Morgan County, please contact the event sponsor directly.
The Berkeley Springs Studio Tour sponsors a self-guided tour of artist studios in Morgan County Memorial Day weekend (May 23 & 24) and two weeks after Columbus Day (October 24 & 25). Visit www.berkeleyspringsstudiotour.org for more info or call 304-258-7234.