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Rockville Arts Programs have something for everyone!

If you are looking to be entertained, stop by our Sunday Afternoon Concert Series at Glenview Mansion or The F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre for a play. You can also enjoy Free for All in the Parks for weekly concerts or visit Rockville Town Center  or VisArts at Rockville for movies, concerts and events.  

Participate in the Performing Arts 

  • Rockville Chorus 80 member adult chorus that rehearses weekly and perform concerts at F. Scott Fitzgerald Theater and other community events.
  • Rockville Civic Ballet  75 adult and children dancers perform the holiday classic "The Nutcracker" as well as spring and summer productions at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre. 
  • Rockville Concert Band  75 adult volunteers who rehearse weekly and perform concerts from September through April at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre as well as several outdoor events.
Enjoy Concerts and Entertainment

On-Going Exhibits and Collections

  • Glenview Mansion Art Gallery Housed in the beautiful 1930's era Glenview Mansion, the second floor Art Gallery is open to the public Monday through Friday.  An opening reception is held the first Sunday of each month (check website for calendar), with new exhibits monthly. Admission is free and the building is ADA accessible. 
  • Rockville's Annual Student Art Show This popular annual student art show features artwork from Rockville students in grades K-12. Students who live or attend school in Rockville may deliver one 2-D or 3-D art piece for display in the gallery. All artwork will be displayed, and works from students in grades 4-12 will be judged for ribbons.
  • Rockville's Art in Public Places This display of public art pieces helps to generate an identity that continues to make Rockville a prime destination in the greater Washington, D.C. metro area. The different pieces of art, scattered throughout the city, reflect the vitality and diversity of the people and businesses within the community. 
  • Sculpture on the Grounds. These large-scale outdoor sculptures are part of the City's Art In Public Places Program.  The exhibit takes place annually from June through October on the grounds of Rockville Civic Center Park. View 2016 Call for Entries application.

Ignite Your Creativity

  • Classes are offered in dance for adults, teens and children. The instructional  ballet program, now under the direction of Eleanor Simpson has been a cornerstone of the Rockville community for over 40 years.

Advisory Board 

  • Cultural Arts Commission  meets on the second Wednesday of the month to discuss art programs and projects and make recommendations to the Mayor and Council.

Other Rockville Arts and Humanities Organizations
Private and Non-Profit organizations that provide an opportunity for involvement in the arts are abundant in Rockville.  Those supported by Rockville are listed below.

Betty Wisda
Arts Programs Supervisor
Ph: 240-314-8681

Julie Farrell
Arts Programs Specialist
Ph: 240-314-8682

Arts Division
City of Rockville
111 Maryland Avenue
Rockville, MD  20850

Fax: 240-314-8659