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Berkeley Art Works

6 – July 7

“Fire in Many Forms”

Fire in Many Forms

The Berkeley Arts Council announces “Fire
in Many Forms”
on exhibit from June 6 through July 7 at the
Berkeley Art Works Gallery, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg. The
exhibit is curated by ceramic artist and Berkeley Art Works Co-op member
Annette Verna. Reception Friday June 8, 5-7pm; 116 North Queen Street,
Martinsburg; Gallery hours are Wed-Fri 11-5, Sat 11-4. For more
information visit

June 13 – July 7
“Crit Works”

Crit Group

Five exhibiting regional artists who meet and critique works in progress
twice monthly in a “Crit Group” setting are exhibiting recent paintings,
banners, and photography at the Berkeley Art Works from June 13 through
July 7.

Doug Kinnett, Gary Bergel, Joy Bridy, Nancy Polo and Jason Care invite
any local artist, working at any level from beginning to accomplished, who
desires to learn about and experience the process of critiquing a visual
art work, 2-D or 3-D, to bring one or more pieces to the Reception and
Open Critique Session Friday evening, June 15 from 5-8pm. Berkeley Art
Works Wed-Fri 11-5, Sat 11-4 Berkeley Arts Council Free;

June Classes at the Berkeley Art Works

For descriptions, details and how to register visit

Composing and Painting Landscapes, Seascapes, Hardscapes, etc.
Thursdays June 7, 14, 21, 28; 1-4pm (Four Weeks)
Instructor: Judith Becker

Art Student Continuing Improvement Workshop
Saturdays June 9, 16, 23, 30; 1-4pm (Four Weeks)
Instructor: Judith Becker

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Council can bring to the community. As we become more involved in
community-wide planning, we need to further build on the foundation that
was started nine years ago.

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Art Exhibits

through June 6

“Color: Celebration”
Exhibition of work by 5 regional artists who also work together in a crit
(critique) group, at Town Run Community Pub. Opening Reception, Fri.
5-7pm, and an Open Crit Group, Sunday, May 27, 2pm.  Exhibit runs
through June 6. Free. joybridy (at) yahoo .com

1 – July 29

Valley Art Association member exhibit on the theme of “Lets Eat” at the
Mansion House Gallery, City Park, Hagerstown Fri/Sat 11 am-4 pm, Sunday
1-5 pm Valley Art Association Free 301-797-2867
or valleyartinfo (at) gmail .com

20 – 22

Potomac River Artists
Guild Fine Art Show
offers a variety of art in many styles,
framed and unframed pieces. The group consists of local award winning
painters from around the Eastern Panhandle. Shepherdstown Community Club,
German Street Fri. 10am to 8pm, Sat., 9 to 8pm, Sun., 9 to 3 pm Opening
Reception Sat., July 21, 3 to 5pm No Admission Fee 304-376-8103;
or monicawilkins50 (at) gmail .com

Special Events


2 – 3

North Mountain Arts
at Orr’s Farm Market. 40+ Juried artisans located in the
orchard at Orr’s Farm Market.  Music and food for everyone. 682 Orr
Drive, Martinsburg WV Sat 9-5 Sun 10-4 North Mountain Arts Festival; Free
304-754-06643; North
or NorthMountainArtsFestival
(at) gmail .com


Speak Story Series
Presents Scott Whitehair
, storyteller, teacher, and producer out
of Chicago. . Reynolds Hall, 109 N. King St., Shepherdstown WV Tuesday,
7:30 – 9:30 PM Speak Story Series $12.00  info (at)
speakstoryseries .com


Valley Art Association
member meeting and Picnic
on the porch-Chicken, hot dogs &
drinks provided; members bringing side dishes   Mansion House in
City Park, Hagerstown,Md Wed 6 pm Valley Art Association Members free,
Guests $5.00. 301-797-2867;
or valleyartinfo (at) gmail .com

Music and Dance




Kuznik Trio Concert.
– Enjoy Ludvig von Beethoven “Ghost Trio” Op. 70 No. 1 in D major,
Robert Schumann Piano Trio in D minor Op. 63, and more. Call or go
online for tickets. Sun. 2:30 PM Washington County Museum of Fine Arts
$10 for non-members, free for Museum Members 301-739-5727
or info (at) wcmfa .org

18 – 22

Jr. and Sr. Jazz Camp.
Shepherd Jazz Camp for Middle and High School age jazz musicians. Spend
the week studying jazz with some of the region’s top jazz performers.
Contact Sherry Sykes for a brochure. Shepherd University Frank Center Mon.
– Fri. 9am – 4:30pm Shepherd University Music Department $150-$275
or ssykes (at) shepherd .edu

18 – 22

Jr. and Sr. String
Orchestra Camp
. String players, spend the week studying with some
of the region’s top orchestral performers. Jr. String Camp grades 3-7; Sr.
String Camp, grades 8-12. Contact Sherry Sykes for a brochure at  Shepherd University Frank Center Mon. – Fri.
9am-4:30pm Shepherd University Music Department $125 – $275 304-876-5248
or ssykes (at) shepherd .edu


Thomas Pandolfi:
Edmunds Music Trust Recital
. 2:00 PM – A graduate of The
Juilliard School, Pandolfi is an exciting virtuoso who, with each passing
season, is sought after by audiences worldwide, and showered with
superlatives by critics for his passionate artistry and amazing technique
in performing the works of Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov and Liszt. In the Pops
genre, Pandolfi is considered a leading interpreter of the works of George
Gershwin. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, 401 Museum Drive,
Hagerstown, MD Presented by The Etchison Family, Mr. Louis Kawaja, and
Anonymous Donor. $30 general admission, $20 for Museum Members
or info (at) wcmfa .org



Belly Dance Workshop.
Belly dance at this open-level, retreat-style workshop with live drumming
and Middle Eastern refreshments.  Beginners welcome! MAC Ice House
Sat. noon to 2 pm Jensuya Belly Dance $50. $50 304-258-7647
or jen (at) jensuya .com

8 – 10

Dance Dimensions of
Hedgesville invites the community
to go on a magical trip around
the world for the studio’s 12th annual spring recital, “Where in the
World?” The story takes the audience on a journey around the globe with a
wide variety of pieces including ballet, jazz, tap, modern, and hip
hop.  Fri/Sat 6:30 pm followed by 2:30 pm on Sunday, June 10.
Tickets may be purchased at the Apollo Civic Theatre one hour prior to
curtain. $14 adults/ $7 children $14 adults/ $7 children. 304-671-3688
or emily (at) dancewv .com

19 – August 7

Dance Dimensions
Summer Camps
. Leap into summer with dance!.We are ENROLLING for
SUMMER evening camps. Camps for ages 3 and up including: Princess Tea
Party, Jungle Safari, Musical Theatre, Hip Hop, and Modern classes. Our
staff is composed of dance educators that have a degree in dance and
certifications in nationally accredited and specialized programs.
Details & online registration available at  Note:
Our 2018-2019 dance year registration opens July 1. Dance Studio in Eagle
Plaza- Hedgesville. Evening camp hours vary by program. Dance Dimensions
of Hedgesville, LLC $45-$59 varies by camp 304-671-3688
or emily (at) dancewv .com

22 – 24

Tari Jo’s Dance Studio
26th Annual Recital
featuring local students performing ballet,
pointe, jazz, modern, tap, and lyrical. Martinsburg High School
Auditorium  Fri./Sat. 7 p.m.; Sun. 2 p.m.  $12 304-263-7368;

9 – 13

Tari Jo’s Dance Studio
Summer Dance Classes
: 10-11 a.m. pre-pointe, $85; 11 a.m,-2 p.m.
advanced technique $175; 2-2:30 p.m. lunch break; 2:30-4 p.m. intermediate
technique, $110; 4-5 p.m. younger dancer ballet/jazz, $85; 5:15-6 p.m. age
3 creative movement, $45. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Cost varies according to
classes taken.304-263-7368;

Apollo Civic Theatre June

“Rocky Horror
Picture Show”
Saturday at Midnight. Movie accompanied by
the ACT shadow cast.500 seat capacity. RATED R: ID
required 17 & under must be accompanied by an adult. Apollo
Civic Theatre $15, audience participation packs $3. More
information 304-263-6766;
or act (at) apollocivictheatre .org

16 – 23

WLT for Kids presents
“The Three Musketeers”
by Noah Smith. All for one and one for
all! Long ago, France was protected by three strong women! Swashbuckling
adventure with a few twists and surprises. Don’t miss the fun! 315 W.
Boscawen Street, Winchester, VA Daily 2:30 & 7p (Dark on Monday)
Winchester Little Theatre $9.99. 540-662-3331
or wlt (at) wltonline .org

18 – July 31

Youth Summer Camps –
Theatre & Dance
. Summer Camps in theatre and dance (ballet,
tap, hip-hop, Broadway, jazz) for all levels.  See what we have to
offer at our webpage  Old Opera House – Charles
Town  9:00am daily  Cost varies by camp. 304-725-4420 or ooh
(at) oldoperahouse .org

22 – 24

18th Annual New Voice
Play Festival
. Four new one-act plays by some of the country’s
most exciting new playwright voices.  Old Opera House – Charles
Town  8 pm Fri & Sat;  2:30 pm Sun. $15 Adult, $12 Student
or ooh (at) oldoperahouse .org

29 – July 1

“Seussical, The
Musical! Jr.”
The culmination of Artistic Endeavor’s 2018 Summer
Theatre Camp!  “Oh, The Thinks You Can Think” when Dr. Seuss’
best-loved characters collide and cavort in an unforgettable musical
caper! Musselman High School Auditorium Fri/Sat 7 pm; and Sun. 2pm
Musselman Theatre Inc Adults: $10; Children & Seniors: $8 304-229-1900
or musselmantheatre (at) comcast .net

‘Specially for Kids

June 3

“The 3 Billy Goats

14 – August 26

“The 3 Pig Circus”
Wonderment Theater, 412 W. King Street, Martinsburg . Sat and Sun Show
time at 1pm Doors open 12:40.  $6 2 years and up, under 2 free
or wondermentpuppets (at) yahoo .com

and July

Kids Summer Art Camps
at Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, 401 Museum Drive, Hagerstown,
MD. See choices below.  301-739-5727
or info (at) wcmfa .org

19  – 22
  10 am – 3 pm
Wondrous, Wild
Watercolors For kids
entering grades 1 – 5. Students will learn a
variety of watercolor techniques to paint some of their favorite subjects,
as well as how to manipulate watercolors to achieve different
effects.  Still life portraits, animals, landscapes, you name it.
Painting with watercolors is fun! Lunch break from 12 to 1; bring a packed
lunch.  $160 for general public, $150 for Museum Members.

26 – 29
  10 am – 3 pm Session 1: Grades 1 – 5
24 – 27
10 am – 3 pm  Session 2: Grades 6 – 8
3-D Art & Stop
Motion Animation
. Students will review the Museum’s collection,
particularly sculptures, to inspire their creativity and development of
3-D artworks. They will create characters, settings, and props to make a
stop motion animation video.  Students will have a “movie premiere”
of their stop motion films on the last day. $160 for general public, $150
for Museum Members.

Opportunities: Classes, Workshops, Calls for Artists

Berkeley Art Works
Open Call for Artists
and Artisans

Calling artists and artisans who wish to join the “Artists at The Works”
co-op group at the Berkeley Art Works. The co-op space in the gallery
currently has open space for one two-dimensional artist and one
three-dimensional artist. Details:

Classes and Workshops

Berkeley Art Works

For details and online registration, visit

Upcoming Classes for June

Composing and Painting Landscapes, Seascapes, Hardscapes, etc.
Thursdays June 7, 14, 21, 28; 1-4pm (Four Weeks)
Instructor: Judith Becker

Art Student Continuing Improvement Workshop
Saturdays June 9, 16, 23, 30; 1-4pm (Four Weeks)
Instructor: Judith Becker


Acrylic Glazing
. Learn glazing techniques in acrylics Mansion House Art
Gallery Hagerstown City Park Thursday 9:30 to 4:30  Valley Art
Association $50 VAA & Museum members & $60 non-members 301
or valleyartinfo (at) gmail .com

Our Arts Partners and Supporters
City National Bank
Apollo Civic Theatre
Trails and Trees Studio Tour
West Virginia Commission on the Arts
National Endowment for the Arts

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