DIRECTIONS AND PARKING

Gibbs Street is currently closed to vehicle traffic. If you’re dropping someone off or parking, please see the Car section, below.

VisArts is at 155 Gibbs Street in Rockville, Maryland. Our Gibbs Street Gallery is on Floor 1. The Galleries and Events offices, additional galleries, artist studios, and event spaces are on Floor 2. The administrative office and classrooms are on Floor 3. The Rooftop is on Floor 6. Studio 156 is located at 156 Gibbs Street.

VisArts also has studios and an outdoor gallery in Rockville Town Square. VisAbility Art Lab is in our Pop-Up at 36F Maryland Avenue, Studio 156 is at 156 Gibbs Street, and our 355 POD Space Gallery is at 355 Hungerford Drive.

Metro

VisArts is three blocks from the Rockville Metro station on the Red Line. Exit the Metro and follow the signs to Rockville Town Square. Cross Route 355 and head west on East Middle Lane. Walk two blocks and turn right on Gibbs Street. VisArts is at the end of Gibbs Street on the right side, in the Arts and Innovation Center.

Car

Gibbs Street is currently closed to vehicle traffic.

From the North
Take I-270 South toward Washington, DC. Take Exit 6/West Montgomery Avenue and bear left toward Rockville/Rockville Town Center. Continue on West Montgomery Avenue (MD 28E). Turn left on North Washington Street and follow the directions for dropping off or parking.

  • Dropping Off: If you’re dropping off, continue on North Washington Street to the intersection of Beall Avenue and turn right. Gibbs Street is the first street on the right. Drop off for Studio 156 before you pass Gibbs Street and drop off for VisArts just after you pass Gibbs Street.
  • Parking: If you’re parking, the closest lot to VisArts is by Dawson’s Market. Continue on North Washington Street, pass the intersection at East Middle Lane, and turn right into the entrance for garage C (parking is free for the first two hours). See additional parking directions below.

From the South
Take I-495N. Bear slightly left at I-270N spur toward Rockville/Frederick. Merge onto I-270N/Frederick. Take Exit 6A/West Montgomery Avenue (MD 28E). Bear right on West Montgomery Avenue (MD 28E). Turn left on South Washington Street and follow the directions for dropping off or parking.

  • Dropping Off: If you’re dropping off, continue on South Washington Street to the intersection of Beall Avenue and turn left. Gibbs Street is the first street on the right. Drop off for Studio 156 before you pass Gibbs Street and drop off for VisArts just after you pass Gibbs Street.
  • Parking: If you’re parking, the closest lot to VisArts is by Dawson’s Market. Continue on South Washington Street, pass the intersection at Beall Avenue, and turn left into the entrance for garage C (parking is free for the first two hours). See additional parking directions below.

Additional Parking Directions

Once you’ve turned into garage C, turn right into the covered street level parking lot, which is metered. Further inside, you can turn left into the gated underground parking lot; take the elevator or stairs to street level. Either way, you can access Gibbs Street through the brick walkway between Dawson’s and Five Guys. Turn left on Gibbs Street to get to VisArts, which is at the end of Gibbs Street on the right, in the Arts and Innovation Center. Studio 156 is on the left at the end of Gibbs Street, across from VisArts.

Rockville Town Square has two additional garages (A and B) with free parking for the first two hours.

Please don’t park in the Rockville Metro Station garage (which you’ll pass to get to garage B) as it doesn’t provide two hours of free parking. The ticket for the Rockville Metro Station garage is yellow; the tickets for garages A, B, and C are white.

For additional parking information, see rockvilletownsquare.com/parking.