MAC Events  

What’s Going on This Week:.

  • Tuesday, October 15th Auditions: Christmas Thieves 6:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 16th Auditions: Christmas Thieves 6:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 17th Gallery OPEN 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Friday, October 18th Gallery OPEN 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 19th Gallery OPEN 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Berkeley Springs Studio Tour 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Maps available in the Co-op Gallery
  • Sunday, October 20th Gallery OPEN 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Berkeley Springs Studio Tour 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Maps available in the Co-op Gallery

 

Coming Up:

  • Saturday, October 26th MACreate Adult Art Class “Acrylic Pour” 2:00 – 4:30 p.m., Book Festival 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., 
  • Saturday, November 2nd  Jazz at the Ice House with Charles Williams 7:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 6th Hagerman’s “Math-a-Magic” Show 7:00 p.m.

 

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

At the Ice House:

Book Festival:
Saturday, October 26th, 11 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Books by authors from all over the region:  Fiction, poetry, history, mysteries, romance, kids books, cookbooks, humor and others. Free admission.

Adult Art Classes:
MACreate – Acrylic Pour
Saturday, October 26th, 2 – 4:30 p.m.
Instructor: Pat Williams

Acrylic pour art is “hot” right now.  Come learn some simple, beginner steps to help you create acrylic pour art on a canvas, 4 coasters, a plastic plate, and/or a pendant necklace—you choose!  Come for an afternoon of fun and creation.  Wear old clothes or an apron as it gets quite messy.  All materials provided. No experience necessary. Tuition: $35 / $30 for MAC Members.  Register online or by calling 304-258-2300. CLASS IS FULL.

 

 

Ice House Concert:
Jazz “Poetry” with Baritone Charles Williams
accompanied by Guitarist Gary Prince
Saturday, November 2nd, 7:30 p.m.

Langston Hughes – poet, novelist playwright, lyricist, and activist – was one of the earliest innovators of the literary art form called Jazz Poetry. Join us for this relaxing evening of song and poetic lyrics with baritone Charles Williams and guitarist Gary Prince. Admission  $20 / $18 MAC members /  $15 students.  Purchase tickets online or at the door.

Special Event:
Hagerman’s “Math-a-Magic” Show
Wednesday, November 6th, 7:30 p.m.

Can math be fun?  Come see Hagerman the Magician for a program of comedy, magic, audience participation and learn:

  • How not to be cheated at the cash register.
  • Why optical illusions confuse our brains.
  • How seeing patterns make us good at math.
  • The properties of the Magic Square. (for older audiences)
  • How our brains use math naturally.

 

Admission is free!  Presented through the Morgan Arts Council’s Adopt-A-School program.

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

Artist Co-op Gallery : September 13 – November 3, 2019

Trash Art – Redefining Recycling
Curator: Joe Crow Heller

An impressive group of artists, some local, show how disposable materials of all sorts can be reused and elevated to art.  

 

 

Hall of Dreams and Carr-Kelly Galleries: September 13 – November 3, 2019

Jake Ricci: I Cannot See Myself from Where I am Seeing: Art and Visual Exploration

 

A unique exhibit of styles expressed through graffiti, pop art, and neon sign culture designed to encourage self-exploration.

 

 

 

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 Sunday from 11am – 5pm.  304-867-3073.  www.icehousecoop.com

 

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 6-14Call 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 a self-guided tour of artist studios in Morgan County on October 19 & 20, 2019.  Visit www.berkeleyspringsstudiotour.org for more info or call 304-249-8803.