Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture

8224544132_12cf67df9bThe Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture (CADVC) is located on the first floor of the Fine Arts Building.

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.

All events held in the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture are free and open to all ages unless otherwise indicated.


For evening and weekend events, you may park for free in Lot 8. Proceed from either direction around Hilltop Circle until you reach Hilltop Road, and then take Hilltop Road toward the center of campus. Take an immediate left into Lot 8 and park.

Visitor parking is also available at metered garages located at Administration Drive, The Commons Drive and Walker Avenue. Meters are enforced Monday through Friday for hours posted. Except for meters, all other campus roadways and 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. Fees are not enforced on University observed holidays.

For more information on campus locations and parking, please visit the campus visitor’s guide

Information on a variety of dining options is available here.

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