MAC Events  

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What’s Going on This Week:

The Ice House is open to the public with safety precautions.  Continuous cleaning protocols are in place and there is plenty of room for social distancing.  Face masks are required where social distancing can’t be maintained in the building and required while shopping in the gallery.  (Face masks are available for a donation.)

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Gallery Hours:  11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thursday – Monday

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

At the Ice House:

AMERICA PROUD QUILT SHOW
Curated by Abby Chapple
July 24 – September 13, 2020

From grandma’s aprons and songs like American Pie to Amish geometrics and Harley-Davidson bikes, quilts from the local Delectable Mountains Quilt Guild fill the Ice House with past history and contemporary dreams.  The Morgan County Bicentennial 2020 group quilt is also on display.

Theater:

Pandemic Radio Theater
Written and Directed by Brice Williams

MAC’s Theater Project brings you “Pandemic Radio Theater”!  Tune into this multi-episode mystery featuring our finest actors as they engage you in a fun and fantastic old-time radio show.

 

 

Our artists have been working through the pandemic and, just like all of us…it’s driving creativity through activities familiar and new:

Glenn Horr
Blacksmith

Glenn has been busy creating beautiful new metal work in his new side blast, water cooled forge.

 

Pam Didawick
Mixed Media

Ice House Co-op artist Pam Didawick created colorful images of spring with colored metalwork and mixed media fairy gardens.

 

 

Hiroko Rubin
Textiles

Local artist Hiroko Rubin made this beautiful rug and then created a colorful fabric mushroom garden to complement it!

 

Laura Unger
Glass/Jewelry

“Being a household that did have the coronavirus in it has definitely put many things in a different light for us. We were quarantined for over a month- I made this bowl and I titled it ‘Grounded’.”

 

Pat Williams
Jewelry Maker

MAC Co-op artist Pat Williams created these floral mosaics and “planted them this spring”.

 

 

Maureen Storey
Glass Artist

Area glass artist and previous gallery show curator Maureen Storey is busy creating beautiful glass spring flowers.

 

 

Margie Redmond
Portrait Artist (Graphite)

Local artist Margie Redmond continues to focus on people with her detailed drawings.

 

 

 

 

 

Anna Ruggiero
Mosaic at home

Claiming “too much time on my hands”, Morgan County artist and school teacher Anna Ruggiero created this beautiful mosaic on her stairs.  We think her dog approves and so do we!

 

 

 

 

Kathleen Reagan
Local Artist Kathleen Reagan answered our call by sharing her birds.  It’s a time when we’re all focusing on their springtime re-emergence.

 

 

 

 

Frog Valley Artisans Veronica Wilson, Cheryl Ann Langlais and Mark Schwenk are cultivating their sculpture garden:

LeeAnn Brannon
“The Radical Love of God”

Local Artist LeeAnn Brannon just completed this painting as a response to this turbulent time we are living in. “I have lately felt circumstances are like that now – out of control, spinning with no clear direction.”

Allison Young
People’s Pets

Ice House Co-op artist Allison Young has kept busy painting people’s pets…those who keep us company in our isolation.

 

 

 

Evelyn Garcia
Oil on Canvas  20″x24″

Artist Evelyn Garcia has created this imposing piece and notes that “besides my pets, it’s what has been keeping me company.”

 

 

Carol & John-Pierre Hsu
“Corona Garden Activity”

Ice House Co-op artists Carol and J-P have been busy outside taking a break from their usual work in creating contemporary anodized aluminum jewelry and mobiles to create beautiful garden art!  They’re promising more to follow, so stay tuned.

 

 

 

Chris Bosley
Wood Artisan

Ice House Co-op wood artisan Chris Bosley is taking the wood pile further and continues to craft beatiful natural pieces.

 

 

Artists Jennifer and Bob Peake created an online course that is being delivered to Morgan County Schools through its “MoCoEduOnline” curriculum access for students as we continue to deliver our Arts Integration program.

Click for listing of upcoming Ice House Gallery Shows.

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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 Thursday through Monday from 11am – 5pm.  304-867-3073.  www.icehousecoop.com

 

Volunteers Needed!

Arts Integration Film Shamus 6-14Call 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 – Thursday, 10 am – 5 pm.

 


Community Events at the Ice House

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WEEKLY DANCE, FITNESS and MOVEMENT CLASSES 
Each week local instructors present 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.

The Berkeley Springs Studio Tour sponsors an annual self-guided tour of artist studios in Morgan County.  Visit www.berkeleyspringsstudiotour.org for more info or call 304-249-8803.