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OLD-Visitor Information

The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture (CADVC) is located on the first floor of the Fine Arts Building.

The CADVC is a non-profit organization dedicated to organizing comprehensive exhibitions, the publication of catalogs, CDs, DVDs and books on the arts, and educational and community outreach projects. It offers extensive educational outreach initiatives and publication programs, often in partnership with a variety of educational and cultural institutions. Disciplines represented through its exhibitions, public programming, and/or publications include painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking, photography, graphic design, imaging and digital art, video, film, installation and performance art, as well as advertising, television, industrial design, architecture, critical theory, art education theory and the study of art history and criticism.

View the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture on the first floor of the Fine Arts Building on this printable map.

All events held in the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture are free and open to all ages unless otherwise indicated.

For events in the Center for Art Design and Visual Culture, we have made arrangements with campus parking services for free evening parking in Lot 8. As with all lots, free parking is available in Lot 8 on Saturday and Sunday, all day. To get to Lot 8, proceed either way around Hilltop Circle until you reach Hilltop Road, and then take Hilltop Road toward campus (toward the construction site). Take an immediate left into Lot 8 and park.

For visitor parking on weekdays during the work day, visitors can park in the designated visitor parking areas on the printable parking map below. Visitor parking meters are now “pay and display”. The meters take bills, Visa, and Mastercard. The meters are also ADA compliant. The rate for visitor parking is $2 an hour.

Generally, campus roadways and non-visitor parking lots require UMBC permits Monday through Thursday from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Friday. Permits are enforced year round.

A printable parking map is available here.