Plan Your Visit


Building Hours: 

Monday, March 27th 2017 through Sunday, June 18th 2017.

Monday                                  9:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday – Thursday             9:00am – 8:00pm
Friday                                     9:00am – 7:00pm
Saturday                                9:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday                                  2:00 pm – 5:00pm (Galleries Closed)

BlackRock is closed on most Federal Holidays: Martin Luther King, Jr Day, Inauguration Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day weekend, 4th of July weekend, Labor Day weekend, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving weekend, and from December 23, 2017-January 1, 2018 . For timely updates, please follow our Facebook page, or check the home page on our website.

The front desk is open for business from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. During class sessions and performances, the center is also open during evening hours. Please see hours listed above for specific closing times during the season.

The box office, located next to the front desk, opens from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on weekdays and one hour prior to performances. Buy tickets or register for classes online or by phone at 240-912-1058.

The galleries are open Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. when exhibitions are on view (please check exhibit dates). The galleries are often open during evening and weekend hours (closing times vary) when classes and performances are being held at the center.  Galleries are generally closed on Sunday. Please join us for free monthly Gallery Opening Receptions (check exhibition schedule) where you can meet the artists and learn about their work. Please call 301-528-2260 to confirm Gallery Hours for specific dates before you visit.

Galleries Closed for Installation on the following dates:

December 17, 2017 – January 5, 2018

To plan a Gallery Tour for your group, please email or call 301-528-2260.


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BlackRock Center for the Arts is conveniently located in the Germantown Town Center, in the heart of Germantown, next to the Montgomery County Public Library, near the intersection of Middlebrook Rd. and Route 118 (Germantown Rd.). Ample free parking is available behind the building.

From 270, take exit 15 toward Germantown on Germantown Road. Take a right on Crystal Rock Terrace, then left on Century Blvd. Go four blocks and BlackRock will be on your right. Turn right on Town Commons Drive and park in the lot behind our building.

Public Transportation

Ride Metrorail to Shady Grove Station (Red Line) and transfer to Ride On Bus Route 100 (15-minute Express Bus Service from Metro Shady Grove Station to the Germantown Transit Center [GTC] on Aircraft Drive). From GTC, walk four blocks following Century Boulevard to our front door, or transfer to Ride On Bus Route 97 which stops in front of BlackRock.

Check schedules by calling 240-777-7433 or visiting: and