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.

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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What's In The Works?

Berkeley Art Works is located in downtown Martinsburg at 116 North Queen Street.


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

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


June 8 - July 9:


The Berkeley Arts Council announces the accepted artists for the "Photo16" juried photography exhibit. Juror Bruce Katsiff selected 26 images out of 126 submitted from 44 artists from 12 states.

For the full list of accepted artists, visit:

The exhibit will be displayed in the Berkeley Art Works Gallery, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg. The exhibit will be on display June 8 – July 9, 2016. There will be a reception on Friday, June 17* from 5-7pm.

* Note that the date and time for the reception has changed from the original listing in the prospectus.

Blue Ridge CTC Students

Color and Design Students
Rear Row, left to right: Kay Floyd, James Walker, Jessica Fulger, Kevin Myers, Jason Lawson, Caitlin Gaither. Front Row, left to right: Maria Cerrito Mendoza, Haley Greene, Sierra Orr, Jessicah Hersom. Micah Fowler not pictured.

Students from the Creativity, Color and Design course at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College are exhibiting works in various media, ranging from drawing, collage, oil pastel, oil paint, acrylic paint, liquid acrylic and resin, and mixed media. Reception Friday, June 17, 5-7pm.

Call for Artists:

"Heavy Metal" Juried Railroad Art Exhibit

The Berkeley Arts Council in Martinsburg, West Virginia announces the Call for Entries for "Heavy Metal", a juried exhibit of railroad art to be on display from August 31 through October 1, 2016 in the special exhibit gallery space at the Berkeley Art Works.

The exhibit is open nationally to all visual artists over the age of 18 in all media. We seek to present an exhibit of artworks in a wide range of media and techniques that celebrates the diverse rail heritage in the United States.

Entries are now open until July 18, 2016. Details, full prospectus, and online entry is

Call for Artists:

Fourth Eastern West Virginia Juried Exhibit

The Berkeley Arts Council in Martinsburg, West Virginia announces the Fourth Annual Eastern West Virginia Juried Exhibit, to be displayed in the Berkeley Art Works Gallery Martinsburg. The exhibition will be on display October 5 - November 5, 2016.

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.

Entries are now open until August 24, 2016. Details, full prospectus, and online entry is

Special Events

Second Friday Poetry Reading

Beginning at 6:30 pm, come sign in, meet our newest interest group and share your enjoyment of poetry, serious or fun, passionate or simple and enduring. Until 8:00 or so, reading in order of signing in. The evening is free and open to the public. (Donations to support the Art Works are appreciated.) Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street, Martinsburg

Art Instruction at The Works

For details and registration information click here.

Art Student Continuing improvement Workshop

Thursdays, 1-4 PM. July 14, 21, August 4, 19 (Four Weeks)*
Instructor: Judith Becker (About Judith Becker)

Unstructured workshop for art students who want to continue working on their art projects under the guidance of art instructor, Judith Becker.  Casual and laid back painting time among company of others who also want to improve their art abilities.  Participants are free to paint with any medium.  Great way to keep one’s skills sharp during the summer months.

Click Here for Details and Registration Information