MAC Events

What's going on this weekend:

Thursday July 2 –Gallery open 1pm – 5pm – Glass! featured in MAC Special Exhibit Gallery plus Landscapes paintings and prints in the Carr-Kelly Gallery and Hall of Dreams from artists LieAnne Navarro and Lois Borgenicht.
Friday July 3 – Gallery open 11am – 5pm 
Saturday July 4 – Gallery open 11am – 5pm 
Yoga at 9am by Joyce Morningstar

Sunday July 5 – Gallery open 11am – 5pm
Monday July 6 – Gallery open 1pm – 5pm 

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

Summer Digital Media Intensive:

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Media Intensive – ages 12 & up including adults – July 20 – 24 
Learn to create original short films!  Participants learn all aspects of digital storytelling, from script writing to storyboarding, shooting and editing.  Selected films will be presented at the Morgan County Fair.  Led by Brice Williams and Margi Griffiths.
Camp Scholarships available, apply by July 1.

Digital Storytelling Media Intensive detailed information
Digital Storytelling Media Intensive Registration Form
Digital Storytelling Media Intensive Scholarship Application 

School of the Arts at the Ice House:

KaufmanCorks and Creations:
Quench Your Creative Thirst!
July 18: Natural Impressions: Introduction to East Asian Brush Painting (Sumi-e) with Richard Kaufman; 4-6:30pm – $40/$35 MAC members
August 15: The Art of Image Transfer with Natasha Fields; 4-6:30pm – $40/$35 MAC members
Call 304-258-2300 to enroll – space fills quickly. Summer Classes 2015

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, July 7, August 4, September 1 or October 6 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 
Check out the DMC's latest video projects here at MAC's YouTube page!

Concerts in the Park:

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The Morgan Arts Council is proud to announce the 28th season of the Summer Concerts in the Park series.  Mark you calendar for each Saturday starting July 11 through August 22 at 5:30pm for a variety of music from Old-timey blues and rock to jazz and Afro-pop.  Admission is free!  Concerts are held in Berkeley Springs State Park, rain location is the Ice House.
2015 Summer Concert Calendar – Full schedule of performances
2015 Summer Concert Sponsors and Advertisers 


Current Gallery Exhibits:

814d01df71dcf8f63551b744421c37f5Ice House Special Exhibit Gallery, Hall of Dreams and Carr-Kelly Gallery
May 29 – July 26, 2015
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.  Featuring works from Washington Glass School – Erwin Timmers and students, Fenton Glass, Blenko Glass, Appalachian and local Morgan County artists. Opening Reception on May 29 at 7:30pm. 


cloudsfromthevalleys-150x150Exhibit: Hall of Dreams and Carr-Kelly Galleries
May 29 – July 26, 2015 
Natural Forms
Paintings and drawings of nature and landscapes by LieAnne Navarro.

paintingsExhibit: Hall of Dreams and Carr-Kelly Galleries
May 29 – July 26, 2015
Indoors – Outdoors: Landscapes and Still Lifes
Paintings by Lois Borgenicht.


Upcoming Gallery Exhibits:

darkstarIce House Special Exhibit Gallery
July 31 through September 20, 2015
Portal / Threshold
A variety of artists – metal forger, mixed media artists, painter and sculptors – show transition from one physical, metaphysical or other realm to another.  Curated by Luc Fielder. Opening reception is Friday, July 31 at 7:30pm. 


tropical_thmExhibit: Hall of Dreams and Carr-Kelly Galleries
July 31 through September 20, 2015
Capturing the Light
Watercolors by Lynn Ferris 


D_Ritenburg-01Exhibit: Hall of Dreams and Carr-Kelly Galleries
July 31 through September 20, 2015
My Back Yard Birds
Photography by Doug Ritenburg


Summer Youth Art Camps:


TheaterCamp2012-96x103Theater and Visual Art Camps announced!
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.  Theater performance Friday June 27 at 7pm and Saturday June 28 at 2pm at Berkeley Springs High School.  Tickets available at the door, $2.
Visual Arts Camp, July 13 -17 – Explores "What Morgan County Grows and Eats – Fun with Food".  Led by Lynn Lavin and Anna Ruggiero . SOLD OUT
Camp Scholarships available, apply by June 15. 

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



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…



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 Monday and Thursday from 1 – 5pm and Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11am – 5pm through December.  304-867-3073.

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 23 & 24) and two weeks after Columbus Day (October 24 & 25).  Visit for more info or call 304-258-7234.




6/22/15    Captain Bree and Her Lady Pirates Youth Theater production…
6/17/15    United States Air Force Heritage of America Band on June 27 
5/22/15    Glass Gallery Show Opening May 29…
5/21/15    Learn Digital Storytelling in Summer Media Intensive…
5/14/15    Summer Art Classes for Adults…
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….