Berkeley Art Works

About the Berkeley Art Works

The Berkeley Art Works, a project of the Berkeley Arts Council, is the realization of the long-held dream of the arts community in Martinsburg and Berkeley County West Virginia: to have a community-based arts facility that supports local and regional artists, brings quality arts experiences for the members of the public, and provides a wide range of arts learning experiences for local residents, artists, and artisans.

Information for visitors to Berkeley Art Works

If you require assistance during your visit, please call 304-620-7277 in advance to let us know of your needs, or speak to a representative as you arrive. Parking is free after 5 pm. The city parking lot one block east on Burke Street offers plentiful parking. There are several restaurants downtown offering specialties and homestyle favorites for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Special Workshop September 9, 10, 11

Still Life and Landscape Workshop for Oil and Acrylic Painters
Taught by Harold O. Frontz
Wednesday-Friday, September 9, 10 and 11, 2015

This workshop provides a unique opportunity for oil and acrylic artists of all levels to gain experience in techniques suitable for painting both landscape and still life subjects.

Click here for details and registration information.

Artists At The Works

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.
We currently have space available for 3-dimensional work.

Click here for more information

The Berkeley Art Works is the Martinsburg home for a select group of local and regional artists, whose work is on display and for sale in the gallery during our business hours. Meet the Artists at The Works here.

116 North Queen Street, Martinsburg, WV - 304-620-7277
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Gallery Hours
Wednesday 11-5; Thursday 11-5; Friday 11-8; Saturday, 10-5; Sunday 12-3
Monday-Tuesday Closed

What's In The Works?

Berkeley Art Works is located in downtown Martinsburg at 116 North Queen Street. Regular hours are Thursday, 11am-5pm, Friday, 11am-8pm, Saturday, 10am-5pm, Sunday, Noon-3pm.

We need your input!
Please take our Art Instruction Survey and
let us know of your interest in art classes.


Call for Artists:
Third Annual Eastern West Virginia Juried Exhibit

Entry Deadline: August 10, 2015
Click Here for Prospectus

The Berkeley Arts Council in Martinsburg, West Virginia announces the Third Annual Eastern West Virginia Juried Exhibit, to be displayed in the Berkeley Art Works Gallery, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg. The exhibition will be on display October 8 – November 8, 2015 with a reception on Saturday, October 17.

The exhibit is open to artists in all media who reside in one of the eight counties that compose what is known as the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia. Those counties are Berkeley, Jefferson, Morgan, Hampshire, Hardy, Grant, Mineral, and Pendleton.


July 15 - August 9, 2015
"Crit Group Works"

The Berkeley Art Works Announces "Crit Group Works", an exhibit of fine art oil, acrylic, and watercolor paintings, mixed media, and digital photography by seven exhibiting artists who comprise a critique group founded in 2007 and meeting twice each month in the studio-home of Doug and Karen Kinnett near Shepherdstown, WV.

The exhibit will be on display from July 15-August 9, 2015 in the Berkeley Art Works gallery at 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg. A reception and artist talk will be on Saturday, July 25 from 4:00 - 6:00 pm. Find out more.

July 22 - August 23, 2015
Berkeley Art Works Teachers Exhibit

In the Back Space at the Berkeley Art Works

Paintings by Jean Kellogg and Judith Becker
See our teachers' work in the media they teach, including oil, acrylic, watercolor, color pencils and pastels.
Fall class schedule is on our web site

August 12 - 30, 2015
Third Annual Boys and Girls Club Photography Competition

Reception Saturday, August 15, 3-5pm

The Berkeley Art Works will present the best of the Martinsburg Berkeley County Boys and Girls Club annual photography exhibit.

September 2 - October 4, 2015
"Life in the Wild"
National Juried Wildlife Art Exhibit

Reception Saturday, September 12, 3-5pm

The Berkeley Arts Council announces "Life in the Wild", a juried wildlife art exhibit to celebrate the beauty and diversity of life in the natural world. For purposes of this exhibit, "wildlife" includes non-domesticated animals, plants and other organisms that live wild in an area without being introduced by humans. (Wikipedia)

October 8 - November 8, 2015
Third Annual Eastern West Virginia Juried Art Exhibit
Call for Artists ; Deadline for entries August 10, 2015

Reception Saturday, October 17, 2015

The Berkeley Arts Council in Martinsburg, West Virginia announces the Third Annual Eastern West Virginia Juried Exhibit, to be displayed in the Berkeley Art Works Gallery, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg.

Special Events

On hiatus until October
Third Friday Photographic Salon

Art Instruction at The Works

For details and registration information click here.

Taking the First Step in Learning Art

If you have ever thought about taking an art class or trying a new painting medium, here is your chance to find out about it free. Get a taste of acrylic, watercolor, and oil painting and more with free one hour mini-lessons being offered in July and August.

Acrylic Painting
Saturday August 1, 1pm
Saturday August 15, 3pm
Colored Pencil
Friday August 14, 1pm
Watercolor Painting
Saturday August 8, 3pm
Oil Painting
Thursday August 6, 6pm
Saturday August 8, 1pm
Realistic Rendering with Mixed Media
Thursday August 6, 1pm
Mixed Media on Watercolor or Acrylic Base
Saturday August 15. 1pm


Art Instruction

Registration Now Open
Art Classes September-November

Also check out our schedule of free "Mini-lessons" to learn more about these courses.

Beginning Acrylic (Jean Kellogg); Tuesdays September 1 – 29, 1-4pm
Beginning Watercolor (Judith Becker); Wednesdays September 2 – 30, 1-4pm
Beginning Drawing (Jean Kellogg); Thursdays, September 3 – 24 1-4pm
Beginning Colored Pencil (Judith Becker); Fridays September 4 – 25, 1-4pm

Beginning Oil (Jean Kellogg); Tuesdays October 6 – 27 1-4pm
Beginning Pastels (Judith Becker); Wednesdays October 7 – 28, 1-4pm
Intermediate Acrylic (Jean Kellogg); Thursdays October 8-29 1-4pm
Unlocking the mystery of Color (Judith Becker) ; Fridays October 9 – 30, 1-4pm

Intermediate Drawing; Tuesdays, November 3 – December 1 1-4pm
Intermediate Oil Painting; Thursdays November 5 – December 3 1-4pm
Intermediate Pastels (Judith Becker)  Wednesdays November 4 – December 2, 1-4pm
Intermediate Colored Pencils (Judith Becker)Fridays November 6 – December 4, 1-4pm
(No Class Thanksgiving week.)

(No Class Thanksgiving week.)


September 26 1-4pm Mandala  (Kellogg)
October 10 1-4pm Realistic Rendering with Mixed Media (Kellogg)