Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County (AHCMC)

Betty Mae Kramer Gallery & Music Room

photo credit: Ken Stanek Photography

The Betty Mae Kramer Gallery and Music Room in the Silver Spring Civic Center serves as living tribute to the former First Lady of Montgomery County who devoted her energy to supporting the arts and humanities in Montgomery County. The 1,200 square foot gallery occupies a unique place in Greater Washington’s arts community. It is the first and only art gallery dedicated specifically to showcasing Montgomery County’s professional visual artists. Managed by AHCMC, the Kramer Gallery hosts three to four exhibits each year. If you have questions, please e-mail

Location: Silver Spring Civic Building, One Veterans Place, Silver Spring, MD 20910 (at the corner of Fenton Street and Ellsworth Drive in downtown Silver Spring)
Hours: The gallery is open Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 6 PM
Parking and Metro access: Available in the parking garage across the street on Ellsworth Drive (free parking on weekends, holidays and after 8 PM on weekdays). The closest Metro station is the Silver Spring station on the red line.

Quick Links: Current Exhibition | About the Kramer Gallery and Music Room

View the Kramer Gallery Policy Statement

Interested in showing your work at the Gallery?

Artists may submit proposals to Exhibition proposals should include:

  • Hi-Resolution Images ( No More than 20) and their accompanying descriptions.
  • Artist Statement and Resume


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Past Exhibitions

Forms Emerge

What Is Left Behind
Natural Origins
2014 Ida F. Haimovicz Award winner
Digital Impressions
Cultural Exchanges

Tree Spirits
2013 Ida F. Haimovicz Award winner
Seeing Food
Community Reflections

Abstract Visions
Geometry Transformed
History & Other Dreams

Figures Seen & Unseen
On the Edge
Free Forms & Faces<