Berkeley Arts Council Autumn Offerings

Berkeley Arts Council Autumn Offerings

Berkeley Arts Council Community Arts Instruction

Fostering arts in community since 2009, the Berkeley Arts Council offers an exciting line-up of creative instruction for Autumn.

MARTINSBURG, September 2023—The Berkeley Arts Council announces a fresh lineup of arts classes for Autumn.  One day workshops through long-form (4 week) courses bring a variety of techniques and instructors to the teaching studio in downtown Martinsburg, WV.

Learn new skills or push your boundaries in traditional media, or explore the unique worlds of needle felting, gold leaf illumination, and cold wax. Take your paints to the park with Plein Air (outdoors) painting. Bring a professional polish to your arts practice by creating the all-important Artist Bio and Artist Statement.

In addition to instruction, the Berkeley Arts Council offers a wide range of exciting opportunities.  Members are encouraged to show artwork in the Members’ and Juried exhibits, or participate in the Artist Co-op (rolling applications.) Build friendships, volunteer your strengths and learn new skills as we Amplify the Arts!

Learn more, register, and access the most up-to-date information at  Stop into the gallery and classroom at 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg.  Contact us at 304-620-7277.  Direct mail to PO Box 984, Martinsburg, WV 25402.

 Current Course List

*** Details subject to change.  Please check for updates! ***

Classes are open to adults unless otherwise noted

Ongoing Adventures in Oil and Cold Wax Fridays: October 6-27, 2023 (4 sessions), 9:30am-12:30pm $90

Writing Your Artist’s Bio Saturday: October 14, 2023, 2pm-5pm $40

Writing Your Artist’s Statement Saturday: October 21, 2023, 2pm-5pm $40

Plein and Simple: An Introduction to Plein Air Painting Sunday, October 22, 10am-4pm at the Berkeley Art Works and Saturday, October 28, 9am-4pm at Poorhouse Farm Park (subject to change) (2 sessions) $165

Introduction to Gilding and Painting the Illuminated Letter Saturday, November 11;1-5pm $50

Intermediate Gilding with Real Gold Leaf and Painting the Illuminated Letter Saturday, November 18;1-5pm $50

Wool Needle Felted Tomte, Gnome, or Wizard Sunday November 19; 10am-1pm OR 2pm-5pm $40

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