Driving Directions from Washington DC

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Choose your general location in Washington, DC:

Directions from DC-295

  1. Take 295-N, entering into Maryland.
  2. Take the MD-193 exit toward Greenbelt.
  3. Turn right onto 193 West (University Blvd.) towards Byrd Stadium.
  4. At the second traffic light after the Route 1 overpass, turn left onto Stadium Drive.
  5. Go 1/4 of the way around the traffic circle (3:00 location) and go to the right (Valley Drive).
  6. Park and enter the Main Entrance of The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.
  7. Download a PDF of our building map.

Directions from Rhode Island Ave NW

  1. Travel north on Rhode Island Ave NW (US-1), crossing from DC into Maryland.
  2. US-1 will transition from Rhode Island Ave into Baltimore Ave near 43rd Ave. Continue on Baltimore Ave (US-1).
  3. Turn left onto Campus Drive. (At this intersection, you will notice Campus Drive leading to campus on your left and Paint Branch Pkwy on your right, leading away from campus.)
  4. From Campus Drive turn right onto Paint Branch Drive.
  5. Turn left onto Stadium Drive.
  6. Stay on Stadium Drive until you reach the first traffic circle. At this point, The Clarice will be straight ahead and Stadium Drive Garage will be on your left.
  7. Go 1/2 of the way around the traffic circle (10:00 location), turning onto Valley Drive.
  8. Park and enter the Main Entrance of The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.
  9. Download a PDF of our building map.

Directions from New Hampshire Ave NW

  1. Travel north on New Hampshire Ave NW, crossing from DC into Maryland.
  2. At the intersection with University Blvd E (MD-193), turn right.
  3. Stay on University Blvd E for about 2 1/2 miles.
  4. At the second traffic light, turn right onto Stadium Drive.
  5. Go 1/4 of the way around the traffic circle (3:00 location) and go to the right (Valley Drive).
  6. Park and enter the Main Entrance of The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.
  7. Download a PDF of our building map.

If you park in the garage, take note of your space number and pay for your parking before you enter The Clarice.