Brentwood Arts Exchange

Brentwood Arts Exchange

3901 Rhode Island Avenue
Brentwood, MD

Amenities
  • Classroom
3901 Rhode Island Avenue
Brentwood, MD
Tel: (301) 277-2863
Email: brentwoodarts@pgparks.com
Hours:
Mon-Fri : 10am-7pm
Sat : 10am-4pm

Amenities

  • Art

  • Classroom

    Classrooms

  • Crafts Room

Rentals

The Brentwood Arts Exchange serves as an anchor for the arts-based community development of the Prince George’s County Gateway Arts District. We support artist and community development by welcoming diverse audiences to experience high-quality visual art exhibitions, concerts, affordable arts classes for all ages, and a local artisans craft store. Explore your creative spirit today, at Brentwood Arts Exchange!

Exhibitions
Events
Artisan Shop

A unique gem in the Gateway Arts District, the store features one of a kind, hand-made items created by local artists. Wearable, fashionable items such as jewelry, textiles, and accessories in a variety of mediums and techniques are featured alongside functional design items such as ceramic vessels, wood artifacts, fused and blown glass.

Rentals

Rental Spaces

Brentwood Arts Exchange features three unique, distinct, and affordable spaces for hosting various types of events of all sizes. Each room provides a different atmosphere and size that can accommodate groups and events of various sizes.

Main Gallery

This contemporary art space can accommodate 50 people seated at tables and up to 125 people standing comfortably. The main gallery features exhibitions that change on a bi-monthly basis and provides a beautiful setting for an event, such as Corporate or organization events or celebrations, holiday parties, individual birthdays, graduations, baby or bridal showers, lectures, book signings, workshops, film screenings, concerts and more.

Rates

Type: 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organizations
Minimum Hours: 2
Resident*: $80/hour
Non-Resident: $105/hour

Type: Individuals & Profit-Making Organizations
Minimum Hours: 2
Resident*: $160/hour
Non-Resident: $210/hour

Type: Serving Food
Minimum Hours: N/A
Resident*: $50
Non-Resident: $65

*Residents of Prince George’s or Montgomery Counties

Lab Gallery

Perfect for a more intimate occasion, this smaller exhibition and event space can accommodate 30 people seated theater-style and up to 50 people standing. This gallery also has a rotating exhibition schedule with inspiring displays of artworks.

Rates

Type: 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization
Minimum Hours: 2
Resident*: $50/hour
Non-Resident: $65/hour

Type: Individuals & Profit-Making Organizations
Minimum Hours 2
Resident*: $100/hour
Non-Resident: $130/hour

Type: Serving Food
Minimum Hour: N/A
Resident*: $50
Non-Resident: $65

*Residents of Prince George’s or Montgomery Counties

Classroom

The classroom is perfect for Saturday birthday parties for kids or team-building creative exercises for adults and can accommodate approximately 25 people seated for activities. This creative workspace provides guests with a space to find their inspiration and immerse themselves in making art.

Rates

Type: Non-profit/Non-arts
Time: During Hour Use
Resident*: $40/hour
Non-Resident: $52/hour

Type: Individuals & Profit-Making Organizations
Time: During Hour Use
Resident: $80/hour
Non-Resident: $104/hour

Type: Serving Food
Time: During Hour Use
Resident*: $50
Non-Resident: $65

*Residents of Prince George’s or Montgomery Counties

Add an Art Activity

The Department of Parks and Recreation’s Arts on a Roll program can provide an entertaining and inspiring hands-on activity to any rental!

Adults can enjoy such projects as painting their own wine glass, mosaic masterpieces, painting on canvas, or relief printing.

Or you can add a fun creative event for your child’s birthday party!

For example: Paint a flower pot, T-shirt, or hot chocolate mug, printmaking for kids, or paint your own canvas.

Application

All rental requests require a completed application. Rental contracts are issued based on availability and rental needs. A refundable $200 security deposit is required at the time of booking and, rental payments are due in full 15 days in advance of the event. Rentals include access to the amenities.

Call for a rental application.

Amenities

Use of the kitchen will include access to the refrigerator and the microwave for warming. All food brought into the Brentwood Arts Exchange must be prepared by a licensed Food Service manager. For catered events, a certificate of Insurance and an Occupation License must be received by the Facility Director prior to approving the rental contract.

Please note that home-cooked or other food not prepared by licensed food service companies is not permitted.

Rental includes the use of up to 50 chairs and 20 3×5′ folding tables.

All renters are expected to be fully aware of and comply with all rules and regulations.

Parking

Parking at the Brentwood Arts Exchange is limited. Guests may also use street parking.

Visit

Admissions

We are open to the public free of charge during all operating hours except during special reserved events. Some events, such as live performances, may require tickets for admission. In those cases, amendments to open public hours will be posted in advance.

Visitor Guidelines

We ask that all visitors maintain respect for the artwork, staff, building occupants, and other guests. Do not touch any artwork or craft object unless you are explicitly instructed that it is OK to do so and please keep conversations quiet enough as to not interfere with other patrons’ experience of the artwork. Unless certified as a service animal, no pets are allowed. No smoking is allowed in the building and its premises.

Parking

Parking is limited. Guests may park on the streets to the sides and back of the center.

Gallery Hours

Monday-Friday from 10 am to 7 pm.
Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm.
Closed on Sunday.