The CADVC is a non-profit organization dedicated to organizing comprehensive exhibitions, the publication of catalogs, CDs, DVDs and books on the arts, and educational and community outreach projects. It offers extensive educational outreach initiatives and publication programs, often in partnership with a variety of educational and cultural institutions. Disciplines represented through its exhibitions, public programming, and/or publications include painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking, photography, graphic design, imaging and digital art, video, film, installation and performance art, as well as advertising, television, industrial design, architecture, critical theory, art education theory and the study of art history and criticism.
View the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture on this printable campus map.
All events held in the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture are free and open to all ages unless otherwise indicated.
For events in the Center for Art Design and Visual Culture, we have made arrangements with campus parking services for free evening parking in Lot 8. As with all lots, free parking is available in Lot 8 on Saturday and Sunday, all day. To get to Lot 8, proceed either way around Hilltop Circle until you reach Hilltop Road, and then take Hilltop Road toward campus (toward the construction site). Take an immediate left into Lot 8 and park.
General metered visitor parking is also available in the Administration Drive Garage, located near the Administration Building. Meter fees are $.25 for each 15 minutes, quarters only, maximum time of 5 hours. Pay and display visitor parking, available on the top floor of the Walker Avenue Garage, is $2.00 per hour and payable by MasterCard, Visa or exact currency (no change provided). Fees are not enforced on University observed holidays. (Parking Services does not guarantee that change will be available on campus, but there are change machines in the parking garages.)
Generally, campus roadways and non-visitor parking lots require UMBC permits Monday through Thursday from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Friday. Permits are enforced year round.
A printable parking map is available here.
Information on dining options is available here.