plan your visit

WED - SUN, 12 - 5 pm
or by appointment

MON - FRI, 9 - 5 pm

getting here is easy!

AAC map


AAC is wheelchair accessible. Please use the elevator entrance on the parking lot side of the building.


We have limited on-site parking, but street parking is available, as well as residential parking on the west and south sides of the grounds.

Public Transportation

Metrorail: We are just one block south of the Virginia Square-GMU metro station on the Silver and Orange lines.

Metrobus: Line 24P and ART Line 41 stop directly in front of the AAC.

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Right across Wilson Blvd at the Virginia Square Metro station is a Capital Bikeshare station.

Driving Directions

From Downtown DC: Theodore Roosevelt Bridge to Route 50 West. Exit onto Route 237 West (10th Street Exit). Follow 10th Street to Wilson Boulevard. Make a left onto Wilson Boulevard. Arlington Arts Center is on your left, just before the traffic light at the Monroe Street intersection (cross streets run in alphabetical order). Or: 395 South to the exit for George Washington Memorial Parkway North. Exit onto 50 West (left hand exit, also marked Memorial Bridge/Arlington Cemetery). Almost immediately, you will come to a fork in the road: keep right at the fork to merge onto Arlington Blvd/US-50 W via the ramp. Take the VA-237 W/10th Street ramp. Follow 10th Street to Wilson Blvd. Turn left onto Wilson Blvd. The Arlington Arts Center will be on your left at the corner of Wilson Blvd. and North Monroe Street.

From Georgetown: From the right lane of Key Bridge, take a right onto the GW Parkway. Bear left on Spout Run, and continue straight on that road (it becomes Kirkland then Jackson) through 4 traffic lights to its end at Wilson Blvd. At the stop sign (a Hess gas station will be on your left), turn right on Wilson Blvd. AAC is on the left three blocks ahead.

From Points South: From Capitol Beltway 495 and points south of Arlington take Interstate 95 to I-395 North. Follow I-395 to exit 7B, Glebe Road North. Follow Glebe Road 2.7 miles to Quincy Street. Turn right onto Quincy Street and proceed 1/2 mile to Quincy and Wilson Boulevard. Turn right onto Wilson Boulevard. Travel Wilson Boulevard 2 blocks to the first traffic signal. The Arlington Arts Center will be on the right at the corner of Wilson Boulevard and North Monroe Street.

From Maryland (including Baltimore): Capital Beltway/ 495 West to Route 66 East. Take exit 71 (Fairfax Drive). Continue forward on Fairfax Drive to Monroe Street (cross streets run in reverse alphabetical order). Make a right onto Monroe. AAC is at the next traffic light, at the corner of Wilson and Monroe.