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Shepherd University hosts internationally produced playwright, Steve Yockey

Shepherdstown, WV:  Shepherd University’s Department of Contemporary Art & Theater hosts internationally produced playwright Steve Yockey. Yockey will work with Shepherd students on their upcoming production of his play very still…Continue Reading

Berkeley Arts Council October and November Classes

The Berkeley Arts Council is offering art classes in October and November at the Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg.

On Thursdays October 5, 12, 19, 26= from 1-4pm, Judith Becker will offer “Continuing Art…Continue Reading

Stoney Creek Releases Single and Music Video from Double Live Album

Martinsburg, W.Va. - Stoney Creek Bluegrass Band has released a new single and music video for “The Traveling Song”. The track is the first single from the band’s new double live album, Live On Location. “The Traveling…Continue Reading

Fifth Annual Eastern WV Exhibit Accepted Artists Announced

The Berkeley Arts Council announced the accepted artists for the Fifth Annual Eastern West Virginia Juried Art Exhibit, to be displayed at the Berkeley Art Works from October 4 - November 11, 2017. There will be a reception and awards presentation…Continue Reading

Friends Of Music Will Launch New Concert Season Sept. 23 In Shepherdstown

The Friends of Music will launch their new concert season on September 23 with a performance by the Two Rivers String Quartet and a featured clarinet.

The concert will be held in Shepherdstown’s Trinity Episcopal Church, on…Continue Reading

Berkeley Art Works September Classes

Beginning September 7, Teaching Artist Judith Becker will teach “Spritzilism”, a technique that uses botanicals as templates, sprayed watercolor, and choice of colored pencils, watercolor paints and/or pencils, or acrylics to…Continue Reading

Masterworks Chorale Announces Auditions for the 2017-2018 Season

The Masterworks Chorale, the Eastern Panhandle’s premiere vocal ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Rachel Carlson, will be holding auditions on August 25 and 28 for the Saturday, December 2, 2017 performance of the beautiful choral masterworks,…Continue Reading

Contemporary School Of The Arts And Gallery To Present 13Th Annual Art In The Park

HAGERSTOWN, MARYLAND –  The Contemporary School of the Arts and Gallery Inc. (CSAGI) will present its 13th annual Art in the Park at Doubs Woods on Sunday, August 27. The event will take place from 1 p.m. to dusk at the Doubs Woods…Continue Reading

Deadline Extended to September 4: Eastern WV Juried Art Exhibit

The Berkeley Arts Council in Martinsburg, West Virginia announces the Fifth Annual Eastern West Virginia Juried Exhibit, to be displayed in the Berkeley Art Works Gallery, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg, WV. The exhibition will be…Continue Reading

“Big Noise from Sheptown!” on Aug. 24 at Ram Stadium

The Shepherd RAM BAND will perform a preview of their 2017 RAM Band halftime show, “Big Noise from Sheptown!” on Thursday, August 24 at 7:30 pm at Ram Stadium. The performance is free and open to the public.

Experience the excitement…Continue Reading

Upcoming August Events from the Berkeley Arts Council

Join us on Friday, August 4 at the Fridays @ Five concert and Farmers Market on The Square in Martinsburg to meet teaching artist Judith Becker and learn more about her and the classes she is offering.

August 9 - September 2
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Berkeley Art Works Fall Art Classes Announced

The Berkeley Arts Council has announced its schedule of fall classes to be offered at the Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg. Teaching artist Judith Becker and professional photographer David Rehor will team up to provide…Continue Reading

Digital Field Photography Class Offered at the Berkely Art Works

The Berkeley Arts Council is offering a course in Digital Field Photography taught by professional photographer David Rehor. The classes will run four Saturday afternoons starting July 29.

This is a digital photography workshop where…Continue Reading

Call to all 2-D artists:  National Juried Art Show in Harrisonburg, VA

Call to all 2-D artists:  Larkin Arts in Harrisonburg, VA is hosting its 2017 National Juried Art Show. 

Deadlines are approaching quickly—entries to the competition are due by August 14.  $2000 in cash and prizes…Continue Reading

Berkeley Arts Council Call for Artists: “Critters”

The Berkeley Arts Council announces a call for artists for “Critters”, a juried exhibit of artwork depicting all varieties of animals, wild or domestic.

Entry is by email. There is no entry fee. There are two categories: an open…Continue Reading

Watch corks become a work of art at Big Cork Vineyards

What can you do with 60,000 wine corks?

The crafty up-cycling of wine corks can be found all over Pinterest and Etsy. But one artist in Michigan has fully elevated the humble wine cork by creating museum quality portraits with hundreds…Continue Reading

New Art Exhibit Featuring the Photos of Don Ranelli at South Jefferson Public Library

The South Jefferson Public Library, located at 49 Church Street, Summit Point, WV, is pleased to announce a display and sale of photographs taken by Don Ranelli for the months of July and August, 2017.  Don, the library’s founder and…Continue Reading

Upcoming events from the Berkeley Arts Bulletin

The Berkeley Arts Council presents Photo 17, our fifth National Juried Photography Exhibit, to be displayed at the Berkeley Art Works from June 28 - August 12, 2017. There will be a reception and awards presentation on June 30 from 5-6pm…Continue Reading

“The Lay Of The Land”- An Exhibition of Paintings, Prints, & Turned Wood

The Shepherdstown Community Club (War Memorial Building), 102 E. German St., Shepherdstown, WV, hosts a four day exhibition of new works by artists Susan Carney, Mark Muse and Neil Super. The exhibit runs Thursday, July 6th through Sunday,…Continue Reading

Berkeley Arts Council Call for Entries: Fifth Annual Eastern West Virginia Juried Art Exhibit

The Berkeley Arts Council in Martinsburg, West Virginia announces the Fifth Annual Eastern West Virginia Juried Exhibit, to be displayed in the Berkeley Art Works Gallery, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg, WV. The exhibition will be…Continue Reading

Old Opera House’s 11th Annual New Voice Play Festival: June 23 - 25

The Old Opera House is proud to announce the finalists for the Old Opera House’s 11th Annual New Voice Play Festival.  Each year the Old Opera House asks playwrights from across the country to send us their new one-act plays. …Continue Reading

ACFF Announces the Next Gen Capture Conservation Project & Contest

The American Conservation Film Festival challenges and invites young people ages 5 to 18 to create and submit a short video capturing what conservation and their relationship to nature and the world around them means to them.  The purpose…Continue Reading

Final Concert Of Friends Of Music Season Set For June 25 On Popodicon Lawn

The Friends of Music will present the fifth and final concert of their current season at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, June 25 in Shepherdstown. This will be a special outdoor concert, held under a tent with chairs on the front lawn of Shepherd University’s…Continue Reading

Friends Of Music Award Scholarship To Washington High School Grad

The Friends of Music have awarded a $500 scholarship to Emma Locarnini, who just graduated from Washington High School. Friends Vice President Linda Walker presented the check to Emma at the school on May 31.

The accompanying photo…Continue Reading

Contemporary American Theater Festival & Washington County Museum Of Fine Arts Summer Exhibition

Costume and fashion exhibitions are experiencing increased popularity in metropolitan cities across the United States and Europe. A collaboration between the Contemporary American Theater Festival (CATF) in Shepherdstown, West Virginia and…Continue Reading

Friends Of Music Award Scholarship To Jefferson HS Senior

The Friends of Music have awarded a $500 scholarship to Ally Ward, a graduating senior at Jefferson High School.

The scholarship was presented at the school’s annual Band Awards Night the evening of May 16. Ally, who lives in…Continue Reading

Berkeley Arts Council Announces Photo17 Accepted Artists

The Berkeley Arts Council announced the accepted artists for the Photo 17 National Juried Photography Exhibit, to be displayed at the Berkeley Art Works from June 28 - August 12, 2017. There will be a reception and awards presentation on…Continue Reading

Deadline May 22 for entries in Berkeley Arts Council Juried Photography Exhibit

The Berkeley Arts Council in Martinsburg, West Virginia announces its 2017 National Juried Photography Exhibit, to be displayed in the Berkeley Art Works Gallery, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg. The exhibit will be on display June…Continue Reading

Berkeley County Arts Council Bulletin - May / June Events

Art Exhibits

Continuing through May 20
The Seventh Annual Art and Earth Juried Exhibit
The Art and Earth juried exhibit attracted 144 works by 60 artists from 20 states. Juror Sonya Evanisko of Shepherd…Continue Reading

Jefferson Arts Council May Exhibition Opening Reception May 5th

The Jefferson Arts Council (JAC) is excited to announce the May exhibition to be shown at the Fire Hall Gallery in Charles Town with the opening reception scheduled for Friday, May 5, from 5pm to 8pm.

The exhibition will feature the…Continue Reading

May 19 Murder Mystery Dinner Theater Will Benefit Friends Of Music

The Friends of Music are sponsoring a murder mystery dinner theater performance at Shepherdstown’s Bavarian Inn the evening of Friday, May 19.

The event will be a fundraiser for the Friends, and everyone in the community is invited…Continue Reading

ACFF Spring Fundraiser Features Pollinator Film & Discussion

Shepherdstown, WV.—The American Conservation Film Festival 3rd annual spring fundraiser will shed light on threats facing a number of America’s pollinator species and how we can help them at a party including festive food, drink,…Continue Reading

Reserve your tickets for the Contemporary American Theater Festival’s 2017 Season

Get ready for July and reserve your tickets for the Contemporary American Theater Festival’s 2017 Season: the Summer of Six! 

Where will you travel this summer? To an elite university? To the Bronx in 1977? Will you…Continue Reading

Call for Entries: Photo 17 Exhibit

The Berkeley Arts Council in Martinsburg, West Virginia announces Photo 17, its 2017 National Juried Photography Exhibit, to be displayed in the Berkeley Art Works Gallery, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg. The exhibit will be on display…Continue Reading

Berkeley Arts Council Offers Classes in April

The Berkeley Arts Council is offering two art classes taught by Teaching Artist Judith Becker.

“Improving Your Drawing and Rendering Skills” will be on Thursdays 1-4pm, April 13, 20, 27, and May 4.

“Beginning Color Pencil”…Continue Reading

Seventh Annual Art and Earth Exhibit Opens April 5

The Seventh Annual Art and Earth Juried Exhibit will open April 5 at the Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg. There will be a reception and awards presentation on Friday, April 21 from 5-7pm. The exhibit will be on display…Continue Reading

“Gallery on Main” launched in Martinsburg

Bringing color to vacant buildings in downtown Martinsburg is the goal of “Gallery on Main”, a collaboration between the Berkeley Arts Council and Main Street Martinsburg. The program showcases creations by eight local artists. Original…Continue Reading

Art Works to Host Gallery Talk and Q&A with Pat and Beverly Murphy

At 2pm Saturday, April 1, the Berkeley Art Works will host a gallery talk and Q&A session with Pat and Beverly Murphy about their experiences over more than 40 years of the photography program at the Boys and Girls Club in Martinsburg.…Continue Reading

Shepherd University students will perform in the Annual Honors Recital

A select group of student musicians and ensembles from Shepherd University will perform in the Annual Honors Recital on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 2:30 pm at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts in Hagerstown, Maryland. The recital is…Continue Reading

Contemporary American Theater Festival to feature Six New Plays

CATF’s 2017 playwrights give voice to the diverse and vibrant American experience. Their stories will compel you. They will provoke you. They will entertain you. This summer, explore six powerful stories that will stimulate your mind…Continue Reading

Shepherd to Present Award-Winning Play, “They Call Me Q”

The Performing Arts Series at Shepherd University and Multicultural Student Affairs will present the award-winning play “They Call Me Q” on March 1, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at Shepherd University’s Marinoff Theater in Shepherdstown,…Continue Reading

Art and Earth Exhibit Accepted Artists Announced

The Berkeley Arts Council announced the accepted artists for the Seventh Annual Art and Earth Juried Exhibit, to be displayed at the Berkeley Art Works from April 5 - May 20. There will be a reception and awards presentation on April 21 from…Continue Reading

Washington County Arts Council hosting “Jon Parks: Southern Exposure”

The Washington County Arts Council hosts two exhibits in March 2017 “Jon Parks: Southern Exposure” will be displayed in the Main Gallery and “Lesley Whalley: Colorful Language” will be featured in the Hall Gallery.Continue Reading

Berkeley Arts Council - Arts Participation Survey

One important part of our efforts is the ongoing survey on arts participation that will give city and county planners data on the arts in our area. The survey is designed to assemble data on artists working and potential audiences in Berkeley…Continue Reading

March Instruction at the Berkeley Art Works

The Berkeley Arts Council announces art classes for March at the Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg.

Starting March 2, Teaching Artist Judith Becker will offer “Creating and Painting Still Lifes with Symbolism…Continue Reading

Berkeley Arts Council Looks Back at Four Decades of the Boys and Girls’ Club Photography

In celebration of Youth Art Month, The Berkeley Arts Council presents a retrospective exhibit of student photographs created over the years in the Martinsburg Boys and Girls Club photography program. The exhibit will be on display at the…Continue Reading

Dance Works Registration is Now Open

Arrangements for the fourth annual Dance Works festival, to be held at Musselman High in March, are moving forward with the announcement that dance schools and companies can begin registering for the event. The information and forms needed…Continue Reading

Announcing “Cut to the Chase Film Festival” in Shepherdstown, WV

Now accepting submissions:  Cut To The Chase is a short film festival hosted in historic Shepherdstown, WV, creating a vibrant intersection of art, theater and film on the Potomac River. Our goal is to produce an annual short film festival…Continue Reading

Call for Artists - Seventh Annual Art and Earth Juried Exhibit April 5 - May 20, 2017

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…Continue Reading

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts Announces Childrens’ Art Workshops

The following art workshops are available from the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts.

Dates:

February 11, 18, 25, March 4, 11, 25, April 1, and April 8, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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Tickets Still Available For Jan. 14 Mlk Holiday Concert In Shepherdstown

Tickets are still available for the second concert of the Friends of Music’s current season, a special Martin Luther King Holiday Concert by the Two Rivers String Quartet. The concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 14…Continue Reading

Photo exhibit by Frank Herrera, “On the Road Again,” opening January 7

HAGERSTOWN, MD - The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts is pleased to announce its upcoming photographic exhibition, Frank Herrera: On the Road Again opening January 7, 2017 through April 9, 2017.  A native of West Virginia, Frank…Continue Reading

Rumsey Radio Hour Comes Back In January 2017!!

ALL PERFORMANCES SOLD OUT LAST YEAR SO HURRY AND BUY YOUR TICKET NOW!!

After last year’s incredible turnout, the Rumsey Radio Hour returns to Shepherdstown at Shepherd University’s Marinoff Theater on Saturday, January…Continue Reading

Martin Luther King Holiday Concert by the Two Rivers String Quartet to be held January 14, 2017

Tickets are on sale now for the second concert of the Friends of Music’s current season, a special Martin Luther King Holiday Concert by the Two Rivers String Quartet.

The concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, January…Continue Reading

Berkeley Arts Council Announces New Art Classes for January

The Berkeley Arts Council will offer classes in photography and painting in the New Year.

Professional Photographer David Rehor will offer “Getting to Know Your Digital Camera” and “Painting with Light” on Saturdays January…Continue Reading

Call for Artists: Berkeley Arts Council Members’ Exhibit

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…Continue Reading

Berkeley Arts Council Announces Seventh Annual Art and Earth Juried Exhibit

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…Continue Reading

Stoney Creek Release Music Video for “Never Tell Me”