The Music Center at Strathmore
Located one-half mile outside the Capital Beltway in North Bethesda, Maryland, Strathmore provides programming in the Mansion at Strathmore, the Music Center at Strathmore, and on its scenic 11-acre site. The arts center presents a lively and diverse program of art exhibitions, concerts, performing arts programs, literary lectures and events. 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 and classical music. The Music Center is also the home to five resident artistic partner organizations, including the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, National Philharmonic, Citydance, Washington Performing Arts Society and InterPLAY. The Music Center at Strathmore also houses the Prelude Café--open for breakfast, lunch, afternoon snacks and pre-concert meals. The Mansion at Strathmore is home to 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 Strathmore Tea Room, serving Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and Shop at Strathmore.