Build a Free Web Site with WordPress

Space is still available for the “Building a Free Website with WordPress” on Saturday, September 11, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. sponsored by the Berkeley Arts Council.  The workshop will be taught by Rip Smith. In this hands-on workshop, participants will have the opportunity to build their own site during the workshop. Topics covered include selecting a name and setting up a free WordPress account, selecting a theme, customizing the site, and adding content and images. For more information and to register, go to or email

The workshop will be held at the Martinsburg Comfort Inn at 1872 Edwin Miller Blvd, just off Route 81 at Exit 16.

Other Upcoming Workshops:

Mating and Framing

On September 25, Leia Wood, Berkeley County artist and teacher, will conduct “Matting and Framing.” In the 4-hour hands-on workshop, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, participants will learn how to measure and cut mats for and frame their art, tips and tricks of the trade, and where to purchase materials for framing their own work.

Writing to Promote Your Art

Nancy McKeithen, a WV-based writer and print/web designer, will conduct a 4-hour workshop on “Writing to Promote Your Art” on October 16. Workshop participants will write copy that can be used for creating an artist statement, press release, bio, website and brochure.

Berkeley Arts Council members are eligible for discounted fees on the workshops. To register for the workshops or become a member of the Arts Council, please go to