MAC Events                      

What’s Going on This Week:.

  • Friday, May 24th – Gallery OPEN 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
  • Saturday, May 25th – Gallery OPEN 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, May 26th – Gallery OPEN 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Delectable Mountain Quilt Guild Yard Squares Auction 2 p.m.
  • Monday, May 27th – Gallery OPEN 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.

 

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

At the Ice House:

Theater:
Sponsored by Travel Berkeley Springs

The Dixie Swim Club
May 31, June 1, 6 & 8 @ 7:30 p.m., June 2 & 9 @ 2:00 p.m.

Five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to recharge those relationships. Free from husbands, kids and jobs, they meet at the same beach cottage on North Carolina’s Outer Banks to catch up, laugh and meddle in each other’s lives. The Dixie Swim Club focuses on four of those weekends and spans a period of thirty-three years.  Admission: $10, $8 MAC Members, $5 Students.  Thursday, June 6th “Pay what you can” donations. Tickets at the door.

 

Adult Art Classes:

MACreate – Homemade Spa – June 8, 2:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Instructor – Cindy Murray

Join this fun workshop where you will learn how to make your own bath products, including soaps, milk baths, bath fizzies, bath salts, lotions and body scrubs.  We will offer various soap bases, molds, essential oils and scented oil blends for you to find your perfect scents. You will receive step-by-step instructions and a resource guide to enable you to make these products simply and inexpensively at home. All materials provided.  No prior experience necessary. Class size limited. $35, $30 MAC Members.  Register online or call 304-258-2300.

Youth Summer Camps:
Sponsored by Blue Flame & City National Bank

Theater Camp – June 17 – 28th
“The Princess and the Goblin”
Instructors/Directors: Margi Griffiths and Brice Williams

Princess Irene lives in a magical and mysterious mountain kingdom, where her chief concern comes from the goblins living in the mines surrounding her. Youth actors will spend the 2 weeks rehearsing and producing the play, learning about all aspects of the craft in the process. Every camper is guaranteed a part. Performances Friday night June 28th at 7 p.m. and Saturday June 29th at 2 p.m. at Berkeley Springs High School.  Ages 5-14. Click here for Registration form and tuition assistance form.

Visual Arts Camp – July 8-12th
“Art for the Kitchen”
Instructors: Lynn Lavin, Anna Ruggiero, Hiroko Rubin

Calling kid Food Network fans!  Come have fun creating clay cups, salt and pepper shakers or other utensils you can enjoy using at home later.  We’ll cook up some fun painting aprons, designing a cookbook, and making other kitchen art. All materials are provided. Class size is limited – register early! Ages 6 – 14. Click here for Registration form and tuition assistance form.


Filmmaking Camp – July 8 – 12th
Instructor: Rick Watson

Learn how to produce a movie from folks already in the film industry!
While all participants will be exposed to the whole project on the first day, participants will be assigned into one of THREE tracks on the days of the shoot: Opening sequence, Titles/Credits, and Special Effects
Camera Setups, and Editing. The final 5-7 minute product of this camp will be submitted to film festivals in the area.  Class size is limited – register early! 12:30 – 4 p.m. Ages 14 18.  Registration form.

Music:
2019 Summer Concerts in the Park: 

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Saturday, July 6 through August 17 at 5:30 p.m. for a variety of music from old-time and bluegrass to jazz and Southern swing. Admission is free. Concerts are held in Berkeley Springs State Park; rain location is the Ice House.  Click here for the MAC Summer Concert Calendar and our 2019 Concert Sponsors.

 

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

Artist Co-op, Hall of Dreams, and Carr-Kelly Galleries: April 12 – May 26, 2019

 

Music to My Eyes Quilt Show
Curators: Kate Llewelyn & Mickie Sienko
Local quilters showcase work done in new innovative techniques as well as classical ones. Dozens of quilts of various sizes along with hundreds of fabric items in the boutique create an adventure of color.

 

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 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.

 

The Berkeley Springs Studio Tour sponsors a self-guided tour of artist studios in Morgan County two weeks after Columbus Day (October 19 & 20, 2019).  Visit www.berkeleyspringsstudiotour.org for more info or call 304-249-8803.