Venues & Campus
Conveniently located one-half mile outside the Capital Beltway in North Bethesda, Maryland, Strathmore provides affordable, accessible, multi-disciplinary arts programming in the Mansion at Strathmore, the Music Center at Strathmore, and on its scenic 16-acre site.
The Music Center at Strathmore
Situated on Strathmore's 16-acre campus, the Music Center at Strathmore opened in 2005. The Music Center is home to to six resident artistic partner organizations that present performances in the Concert Hall and classes in the Education Center. Artistic offerings presented by Strathmore in the Music Center include world-class performances by major international artists of folk, rock, blues, pop, R&B, jazz, world music, show tunes, dance, and classical music. The Music Center at Strathmore also houses the Café, which is open for lunch, snacks, and pre-concert meals.
The Mansion at Strathmore
Built in 1899, the Mansion at Strathmore was first home to prominent Washingtonian Captain James Frederick Oyster and his wife. Today the Mansion at is home to intimate artistic programs presented by Strathmore in the warm and acoustically superb 100-seat Dorothy M. and Maurice C. Shapiro Music Room, the Gudelsky Gallery Suite exhibition spaces, the outdoor Gudelsky Concert Pavilion, and outdoor Sculpture Gardens. The Mansion also features the Shop at Strathmore and the Strathmore Tea Room, serving Afternoon Tea on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and select Saturdays. Historical tours of the Mansion are also available.
We rely on charitable gifts from individuals to sustain and expand our visual and performing arts experiences and arts education programs. Your gift will foster incredible social impact by allowing Strathmore to remain a strong and vibrant resource in your community.