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Artist Opportunities
Greenbelt is a great place for artists. People are drawn to Greenbelt for its new deal history, active community, and high quality of life. The City of Greenbelt is a model municipality in its support of the arts, and an integral area of service within the Department of Recreation.

Opportunities for artists includes:
  • Performance Bookings
  • Teaching

Greenbelt Community Center
Arts programming is provided at venues throughout the city, serving residents of Greenbelt and the surrounding region. Our home base is the Greenbelt Community Center, a national historic site and former elementary school located at 15 Crescent Road. The center's many resources include:
  • Art gallery
  • Ceramics and visual arts classrooms
  • Dance studio
  • Darkroom
  • Greenbelt Access Television (GATE)
  • Hundreds of visual and performing arts classes throughout the year
  • Rehearsal space for local music, dance, and theater companies
  • Spring break and summer arts day camps
  • Visual artist studios

The building, formerly the town elementary school, also houses a robust senior program, a cooperative nursery school, the town newspaper, a cable television and digital editing studio, and the offices of the Greenbelt Museum. The center is used by over 100 local community groups, providing a wonderfully diverse and intergenerational audience for the artists in the building.

Greenbelt Aquatic & Fitness Center
The Greenbelt Recreation Department presents displays of two-dimensional fine art at this venue. Artwork remains on display for a minimum of 3 months. The Greenbelt Aquatic and Fitness Center is the city's most highly-visible indoor display space, with annual admissions exceeding 150,000.

The space is accessible to the public Monday through Friday, from 6 a.m. - 10:30 p.m., and Saturday through Sunday, from 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.

The Aquatic and Fitness Center is located at:
101 Centerway
Greenbelt, MD 20770

Other Greenbelt Resources
Businesses within a close walking distance include:
  • Co-op Grocery Store
  • Cooperative New Deal Cafe
  • Greenbelt Performing Arts Center
  • Greenbelt Public Library
  • Historic Greenbelt Movie Theater
  • Many other dynamic local businesses

The attractive town square is a great meeting place, and hosts music and other events throughout the year.