1) The Community Center Art Gallery
15 Crescent Road, Greenbelt, MD 20770
The gallery on the first floor of the Community Center is the program’s primary exhibition space. Shows are typically on view 5-6 weeks. Exhibitions feature both established and emerging artists with original, thought provoking work of professional quality. Community engagement is central to the mission of the Community Center Art Gallery. Local, national and international artists who are interested in leading one or more paid, hands-on workshops in conjunction with their show will be given first consideration. The gallery, formerly a classroom, is a multi-use space which supports a dynamic presence for contemporary art in community life. The space is shared throughout the week, hosting a variety of groups and meetings, creating a unique opportunity to engage diverse, new gallery viewers of all ages. The gallery is accessible to the public Monday through Saturday, 9am to 10pm and Sunday from 9am to 7pm, whenever the space is not reserved.
2) Greenbelt Aquatic and Fitness Center
101 Centerway, Greenbelt, MD 20770
The Greenbelt Recreation Department presents displays of 2-dimensional fine art at this venue. Artwork remains on display for a minimum of 3 months. The Greenbelt Aquatic and Fitness Center is the city’s most highly-visble indoor display space, with annual admissions exceeding 150,000. The space is accessible to the public Monday-Friday from 6am -10pm and Saturday-Sunday from 8am to 9:30pm.
How to Apply
Submissions are reviewed on an ongoing basis. Submit materials for either space, or for more information write:Ndewald@greenbeltmd.gov or mail to the Community Center, 15 Crescent Road, Greenbelt, MD. 20770 Attention: Nicole DeWald, Arts Supervisor. Please include the following:
- Letter of introduction commenting on your work and concepts for a visually and conceptually unified exhibition
- Which of the above venue(s) are of interest to you
- Images of your work– CD, DVD, or link to website
- Artist’s resume
- A proposal for related workshop for youth, teens or adults is not required, but highly recommended