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Since 1994, the town has been listed in all four editions of John Villani's "100 Best Art Towns in America", one of only 11 towns so rated. Berkeley Springs’ Morgan Arts Council Programs can range from summer concerts to exhibit galleries for the artists that show on the openings. There are art classes, selling of visual products, and Ice House concerts. With all the activities and working artists, the state of Berkeley Springs has earned national, regional, and state recognition. Berkeley Springs is also listed as one of the top one-hundred best art towns. Year-round opportunities to experience and participate in art events await visitors to Berkeley Springs.

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    Ice House

    Established at a public meeting in May 1977, the non-profit Morgan Arts Council has produced more than a thousand programs with nearly 2400 artists, benefitting thousands of visitors and residents including students in all county schools. Presentations have included concerts, arts workshops, pageants, entertainment at the Apple Butter Festival, craft studio tours, professional art shows, […]

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    Delectable Mountain Quilters

    Gail mentioned a couple months ago about taking a bus trip to Paducah. I have been trying to find some information of a trip for Paducah. Right now is the International Quilt Show in Houston. I have been to both. I have been to Paducah twice and Houston 5 times. They both have their positive […]

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    Hsu Studios

    Carol and Jean-Pierre Hsu have worked together as Hsu Studios for almost four decades. Since 1975, we have lived and worked in Berkeley Springs, W.V. At that time we established two working studios, one for jewelry and one for clay. We merged our talents together as Hsu Studios in 1984 to create aerodynamic mobiles and […]

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    Frog Valley Artisans

    Whether its metal and photography by Mark Schwenk or glass by Veronica Wilson or clay by Katie Rattigan, you have come to the right place for locally made and regionally recognized art. Local collaborators include Helen Herlocker, Karen Farrell , Amanda Brooke Footen, Maya Fredo, Sarah Krensky and Kurt Busse , each helping to create the unique […]

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    Artist of Merrywoods

    If you are looking for “things to do in Berkeley Springs”, then come visit our unique art galleries 1 1/2 miles south of Berkeley Springs, West Virginia. Amongst the things to do at our art galleries is to take a walk in our extensive outdoor stone sculpture gardens where you will find many unique outdoor […]

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    Heath Studio Gallery

      Jonathan Heath’s humorous paintings have received national and international recognition. Jan Heath’s innovative printmaking is well received nationally and internationally. Some of his painting are:  

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    Washington Heritage Trail in Morgan County

    The three counties of the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia — Morgan, Berkeley and Jefferson — make up the Washington Heritage Trail. Experience a rich timeline of American history that includes a colonial spa town, sites of early industries, railroad landmarks and Civil War locations. The footsteps of America’s first president are particularly prominent, along […]

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    Morgan County Public Library

    The Morgan County Public Library is located in downtown Berkeley Springs (also called Bath). Berkeley Springs was a popular resort area during the early years of the United States. The mineral springs drew many visitors from metropolitan areas. Notable visitors to the area included George Washington and James Rumsey. The area continues to be a […]

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    Museum of the Berkeley Springs

    The Museum of the Berkeley Springs is housed on the second floor of the 1815 Roman Bath House in Berkeley Springs State Park, oldest public building in the historic town. Through its exhibits, publications and activities, the Museum showcases the story of the famous warm mineral springs and their continuing impact on the life and […]

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    The Star Theatre

    The Star Theater prides itself on its civic-minded approach and low, low prices: It charges $4.50 for tickets and offers a “super tub of the best popcorn in four states”—with real melted butter—for $4, according to co-owner Jeanne Mozier. But if that’s still too much, the cleanup option remains. Mozier says that “several individuals” regularly […]