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116 North Queen Street, Martinsburg, WV

Gallery Hours
Wednesday 11-5; Thursday 11-5; Friday 11-8; Saturday, 11-4;
(or by appointment)
Sunday-Monday-Tuesday Closed


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The “Berkeley Art Works” is the gallery, activity center and arts education facility for the Berkeley Arts Council in downtown Martinsburg, West Virginia. Located at 116 North Queen Street, the facility supports a variety of exhibits, the "Artists At the Works," and a variety of art classes and workshops for young people and adults. Read the full press release announcing the opening of the Berkeley Art Works.

Gallery Hours
Wednesday 11-5; Thursday 11-5; Friday 11-8; Saturday, 11-4;
(or by appointment)
Sunday-Monday-Tuesday Closed


Latest News

08/11/2018: We’ve Got Your Art Class!

We’ve got your art class! The Berkeley Arts Council is offering a great selection of new art classes along with some favorites. Judith Becker is back with introductory classes in pastels, wastercolor, and color pencil along with the always popular “Continuing Improvement” open studio sessions and several more specialized offerings. New Teaching Artist David Heatwole … Continue reading We’ve Got Your Art Class! - More

08/01/2018: David Heatwole to Exhibit in the Back Space Gallery

Paintings by David Heatwole August 8 – September 1 The Berkeley Art Works Back Space Gallery presents a variety of drawings and oil paintings by David F. Heatwole, a 11th generation artisan and resident of Martinsburg. The work on display includes energetic still-life drawings, traditional paintings, work with a symbolic messages, and almost surreal landscapes. … Continue reading David Heatwole to Exhibit in the Back Space Gallery - More

07/12/2018: BAC Adds Oil Painting with David Heatwole to Art Instruction Curriculum

  Registration is open for Berkeley Arts Council’s upcoming classes and workshops, including new offerings in Oil Painting, studio-style classes, and a Printmaking workshop. Location is the Berkeley Art Works classroom at 116 North Queen Street in downtown Martinsburg. David Heatwole will be the instructor for Introduction to Oil Painting, starting August 22 for six … Continue reading BAC Adds Oil Painting with David Heatwole to Art Instruction Curriculum - More

07/12/2018: Deadline Extended Call for Artists: Sixth Annual Eastern West Virginia Juried Exhibit

The Berkeley Arts Council in Martinsburg, West Virginia announces the Sixth 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 on display September 5 – October 6, 2018. Eligibility The exhibit is open to artists in all media … Continue reading Deadline Extended Call for Artists: Sixth Annual Eastern West Virginia Juried Exhibit - More

07/12/2018: July 11 – August 11: Photo18

The Berkeley Arts Council announces Photo18, its fifth annual juried Photography Exhibit. Juror Frank Herrera selected 26 images from 23 artists out of 108 images submitted. In addition to West Virginia, artists from nine other states are represented in the exhibit. There will be a reception and awards presentation on Sunday, July 15 from 2-4pm … Continue reading July 11 – August 11: Photo18 - More

07/12/2018: July 11-august 4: Watercolor Paintings by Charlie Mortensen

Berkeley Arts Council member Charlie Mortensen will present a selection of watercolor paintings in the Back Space Gallery at the Berkeley Art Works. He has been making art for more than 50 years. He studied art at the California College of Arts and Crafts and West Virginia University He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts … Continue reading July 11-august 4: Watercolor Paintings by Charlie Mortensen - More

05/31/2018: “Crit Works” Exhibit opens June 13 at the Berkeley Art Works

Back Space Gallery Exhibit and Open Critique Reception and Open Critique Session Friday, June 15, 5-8pm 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. Open Critique: Doug … Continue reading “Crit Works” Exhibit opens June 13 at the Berkeley Art Works - More

05/28/2018: “Fire in Many Forms” Pottery Exhibit Opens June 6

June 6 – July 7 Fire in Many Forms The Berkeley Arts Council iannounces “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. The exhibit … Continue reading “Fire in Many Forms” Pottery Exhibit Opens June 6 - More

05/25/2018: Photo 18 Accepted Artists

The juror’s results are in. Frank Herrera selected 26 images from 23 artists out of 108 images submitted. Here is Frank’s Juror’s statement: Having taught photography for the past 50 years or so, I must have looked at millions of photographic images, mainly to determine how to best advise folks how they might improve their … Continue reading Photo 18 Accepted Artists - More

05/21/2018: Art Legacy of Martinsburg on Display at the Berkeley Art Works

Many people in Martinsburg and Berkeley County don’t know: – Martinburg has an original N.C. Wyeth; – a civil war era illustrator was born and worked here; – Martinsurg was the “sock capital” of the world for the first half of the 20th century; and Interwoven Socks commissioned ads from the country’s most famous illustrators, … Continue reading Art Legacy of Martinsburg on Display at the Berkeley Art Works - More


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This program is presented with financial assistance from the WV Division of Culture and History,
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