Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County (AHCMC)

Directions to AHCMC Offices

We are located at:

801 Ellsworth Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: 301.565.3805
Fax: 301.565.3809

All meetings of the panels, Grants Committee and Board of Directors are open to the public in accordance with the Open Meetings Law set forth in Sections 10-501 through 10-512 of the State Government Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland. The dates, times and locations of meetings may be obtained by calling the AHCMC office at 301-565-3805.


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Directions

From I-270 and points northwest

Take I-270 to Beltway, Route 495, east. Use Exit 31, Georgia Avenue, Rte. 97, south toward Silver Spring. Pass traffic signal at 16th Street. Move to left lane. Turn left at next traffic signal onto Spring Street. Continue on Spring across Colesville Road, Rte. 29, using right lane (2 left lanes turn left). At first traffic signal after Colesville, turn right onto Ellsworth Drive. Look for Town Square Garage on right. Park in garage and come out to sidewalk. Our office is a storefront at street level on Ellsworth Drive. A sculptural arch is located next to our entrance. 

From Bethesda and points west

Take East-West Highway, Route 410, east. Continue across Connecticut Avenue and across 16th Street. Turn left at traffic light at Route 29, Colesville Road, turn left. Continue on Colesville across Georgia Avenue. At next traffic signal, turn right onto Fenton Street. At next traffic light, turn left onto Ellsworth Drive.  Continue to entrance to Town Square Garage on left. Park in garage and come out to the sidewalk. Our office is a storefront at street level on Ellsworth Drive. A sculptural arch is located next to our entrance. 

From Eastern County

Take Beltway, Route 495, west. Use Exit 30, Route 29, Colesville Road, south toward Silver Spring. Continue on Colesville. Turn left at traffic light at Spring Street.Turn right at first traffic light onto Ellsworth Drive. Look for Town Square Garage on right. Park in garage and come out to the sidewalk. Our office is a storefront at street level on Ellsworth Drive. A sculptural arch is located next to our entrance.

From Takoma Park and points south

Take Georgia Avenue north. Turn right at traffic light at Wayne Avenue. At next light, turn left onto Fenton Street. At next light turn right onto Ellsworth Drive.Continue to entrance to Town Square Garage on left. Park in garage and come out to the sidewalk. Our office is a storefront at street level on Ellsworth Drive. A sculptural arch is located next to our entrance. 

Directions from Metro

Take the Red Line train to Silver Spring and use the Colesville Road South exit (exit to buses).  Walk uphill on Colesville toward Georgia Avenue.  Cross Georgia.  At corner, walk toward Panera Bread and continue along the curving sidewalk between Panera and their parking lot.  Continue walking until you see a plaza in between the restaurants.  Turn left and walk through the plaza to the street.  This is Ellsworth Drive.  Turn left on Ellsworth and continue walking to Fenton Street.  Cross Fenton Street and continue to 801.  Our office is a storefront at street level on Ellsworth Drive.  A sculptural arch is located next to our entrance.