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116 North Queen Street, Martinsburg, WV

Gallery Hours
Wednesday 11-5; Thursday 11-5; Friday 11-8; Saturday, 11-4;
(or by appointment)
Sunday-Monday-Tuesday Closed


New Class Starts July 14:
Continuing Improvement Workshop

Unstructured workshop for art students who want to continue working on their art projects under the guidance of art instructor, Judith Becker. Learn More

Exhibits

June 8 - July 9 (Final Week)

Photo16

The Berkeley Arts Council announces the accepted artists for the "Photo16" juried photography exhibit. Juror Bruce Katsiff selected 26 images out of 126 submitted from 44 artists from 12 states.

For the full list of accepted artists, visit: artworks.berkeleyartswv.org/photo16/

The exhibit will be displayed in the Berkeley Art Works Gallery, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg. The exhibit will be on display June 8 – July 9, 2016. There will be a reception on Friday, June 17* from 5-7pm.

* Note that the date and time for the reception has changed from the original listing in the prospectus.

Blue Ridge CTC Students

Students from the Creativity, Color and Design course at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College are exhibiting works in various media, ranging from drawing, collage, oil pastel, oil paint, acrylic paint, liquid acrylic and resin, and mixed media. Reception Friday, June 17, 5-7pm.

July 13-August 14 "The Art of the Portrait

The Berkeley Arts Council presents "The Art of the Portrait", a juried exhibit of portraits in paintings, photographs and mixed media. The exhibit will be on display at the Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg. The Arts Council accepted submissions with no entry fee and the work was juried by a panel of artists who are members of the Art Works co-op group, who will also have work in the exhibit. Please join us for a reception on Friday, July 22 from 5-7pm. The reception is free and open to the public. (We offer these "no entry fee" exhibits from time to time to encourage artists to submit without risk. We ask accepted artists to make whatever donation they can afford when they deliver the finished work. We also appreciate donations from the public to support the gallery.)

July 13-August 14 "Square Seasons: by Gary Bergel

The Berkeley Arts Council presents "Squre Seasons" by Gary Bergel. "Square Seasons" is an exhibit of 20 square-format photographs reflecting, documenting, and exploring squared-off seasons, days, and moments natural, cultural, pyschological, and spriritual.

Gary Bergel is an artist, educator, curator, and a member of the Berkeley Art Works co-op group. The reception will be Friday, July 22 from 5-7pm at the Berkeley Art Works.


Call for Artists: "Heavy Metal" Juried Railroad Art Exhibit

The Berkeley Arts Council in Martinsburg, West Virginia announces the Call for Entries for "Heavy Metal", a juried exhibit of railroad art to be on display from August 31 through October 1, 2016 in the special exhibit gallery space at the Berkeley Art Works.

The exhibit is open nationally to all visual artists over the age of 18 in all media. We seek to present an exhibit of artworks in a wide range of media and techniques that celebrates the diverse rail heritage in the United States.

Entries are now open until July 18, 2016. Details, full prospectus, and online entry is http://artworks.berkeleyartswv.org/hmetal/.

Call for Artists: Fourth Eastern West Virginia Juried Exhibit

The Berkeley Arts Council in Martinsburg, West Virginia announces the Fourth Annual Eastern West Virginia Juried Exhibit, to be displayed in the Berkeley Art Works Gallery Martinsburg. The exhibition will be on display October 5 - November 5, 2016.

The exhibit is open to artists in all media who reside in one of the eight counties that compose what is known as the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia. Those counties are Berkeley, Jefferson, Morgan, Hampshire, Hardy, Grant, Mineral, and Pendleton.

Entries are now open until August 24, 2016. Details, full prospectus, and online entry is http://artworks.berkeleyartswv.org/ewvexhibit/.


Second Friday Poetry Reading

Second Fridays, 6:30pm

Beginning at 6:30 pm, come sign in, meet our newest interest group and share your enjoyment of poetry, serious or fun, passionate or simple and enduring. Until 8:00 or so, reading in order of signing in. The evening is free and open to the public. (Donations to support the Art Works are appreciated.) Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street, Martinsburg


The “Berkeley Art Works” is the gallery, activity center and arts education facility for the Berkeley Arts Council in downtown Martinsburg, West Virginia. Located at 116 North Queen Street, the facility supports a variety of exhibits, the "Artists At the Works," and a variety of art classes and workshops for young people and adults. Read the full press release announcing the opening of the Berkeley Art Works.

Gallery Hours
Wednesday 11-5; Thursday 11-5; Friday 11-8; Saturday, 11-4;
(or by appointment)
Sunday-Monday-Tuesday Closed


Latest News

06/24/2016: For July: Art Student Continuing improvement Workshop

Art Student Continuing improvement Workshop Thursdays, 1-4 PM. July 14, 21, August 4, 19 (Four Weeks)* Instructor: Judith Becker (About Judith Becker) Unstructured workshop for art students who want to … Continue reading - More

06/20/2016: Call for Artists: Fourth Annual Eastern West Virginia Juried Art Exhibit.

The Berkeley Arts Council in Martinsburg, West Virginia announces the Fourth Annual Eastern West Virginia Juried Exhibit, to be displayed in the Berkeley Art Works Gallery, 116 North Queen Street … Continue reading - More

06/03/2016: Call for Artists: Juried Railroad Art Exhibit

The Berkeley Arts Council in Martinsburg, West Virginia announces the Call for Entries for “Heavy Metal”, a juried exhibit of railroad art to be on display from August 31 through … Continue reading - More

04/29/2016: Call for Artists: “Art of the Portrait” at the Berkeley Art Works

*** No Entry Fee *** The Berkeley Arts Council announces “The Art of the Portrait”, a juried exhibit to showcase the art of the portrait. All 2-dimensional artwork framed up … Continue reading - More

04/25/2016: Berkeley Arts Council Announces May Classes

The Berkeley Arts Council announced two new classes for May to be held at the Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg. Jean Kellogg will be teaching “Acrylic … Continue reading - More

04/12/2016: Deadline Extended: “Photo16” Juried Photography Exhibit

Now you have time to do your taxes AND enter our third juried photography exhibit! Extended Deadline April 22, 2016 Prospectus: artworks.berkeleyartswv.org/photo16/ You still have time to enter Berkeley Arts … Continue reading - More

04/09/2016: Berkeley Arts Council Announces Award Winners

The Berkeley Arts Council has announce the winning art works in the Sixth Annual Art and Earth Juried Exhibit. The exhibit, which is produced by the Berkeley Arts Council is … Continue reading - More

04/09/2016: Martha LeRoi: Mother Nature Captured in Clay

The first thing you notice about Martha LeRoi’s ceramic pieces is the intricate design. When you look at them more closely, you realize her works reflect the colors and patterns … Continue reading - More

04/09/2016: 15% Off All Artwork at the Reception 4-6pm Tonight at the Berkeley Art Works

Helping visitors to hold on to some “Green”, the Berkeley Arts Council will honor guests at a reception on April 9 from four to six p.m. with a 15% discount on all … Continue reading - More

04/01/2016: Berkeley Arts Council and Berkeley County Libraries Offer Free Saturday Art Experiences

UPDATE: April Programs Start Saturday April 2 Berkeley Arts Council and Berkeley County Libraries Offer Free Saturday Art Experiences What Will YOU Create? This spring, Saturday elementary school and preschool … Continue reading - More


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