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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
The new 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 garnering support for the arts and humanities in Montgomery County.
Mrs. Kramer, who passed away in March 2010, led the volunteer efforts to establish the Executive's Ball for the Benefit of the Arts in 1986 when her husband, the Honorable Sidney Kramer, was elected County Executive. Since then, the Ball has raised more than $1 million to benefit a variety of nonprofit arts and humanities organization