The common element of successful arts communities is an independent umbrella organization that supports an organized, active, and broadly cooperative arts community. The Berkeley County Arts Council was formed in 2009 to provide unified communication, promotion, support and advocacy for the arts community in Berkeley County, West Virginia.
January 11 – February 18, 2017
The Berkeley Arts Council presents its 2017 Members’ Exhibit, now on display through February 18. We had a great response from our members and we have 38 pieces in a wide variety of media and techniques that showcase the strength and breadth of the creative artists in our region.
See the article in the Hagerstown Herald-Mail: whatsnxt.com/node/14696
Gallery Hours Wed-Fri 11-5, Sat 11-4
The Berkeley Arts Council announces the Seventh Annual Art and Earth Juried Art Exhibit. The exhibit, which is produced by the Berkeley Arts Council, has the theme “Art and Earth: My Art – My World”. Entries should reflect the artist’s view of nature, the environment, or reflect an Earth Day related theme. Any medium or technique is acceptable.
The exhibit will open April 5, 2017 in the Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg. The exhibit will be on display through May 20, 2017. There will be reception at the gallery on Friday, April 21 from 5-7pm. Continue reading
All artists who are members of – or who join – the Berkeley Arts Council are invited to exhibit one or two art works in the Berkeley Art Works gallery, January 11 through February 18, 2017. There will be a reception on Friday, January 20 from 5-7pm.
The exhibit is not juried. Any current member (2017) of the Berkeley Arts Council may participate in the exhibit. Artists who are not current members may join or renew online or at the gallery when the artwork is delivered for the exhibit. There is no entry fee other than membership dues. Participation in the exhibit is a benefit of membership. Continue reading
The Berkeley Arts Council’s Seventh Annual Holiday Art and Craft Market is open at the Berkeley Art Works, 116 North queen Street in Martinsburg. The Market features expanded offerings from the artists and artisans of the Berkeley Art Works as well as from several guest artisans. Continue reading
The Berkeley Arts Council’s November classes are open for registration.
Starting November 10, Judith Becker will offer “Beginning Watercolor Pencil – Creating Holiday Cards.” This class presents the pleasant watercolor painting process of using watercolor pencils instead of traditional watercolor painting techniques to create beautiful holiday cards. This is a four week class held Thursdays November 10,17, December 1, and 8 from 1-4pm. Continue reading
The Berkeley Arts Council announced the award winners in the Fourth Annual Eastern West Virginia Juried Exhibit at the reception on Friday, October 14. The exhibit is on display at the Berkeley Art Works Gallery, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg through – November 5, 2016. Gallery hours are Wed-Thu 11-5, Fri 11-8, Sat 11-4. Continue reading