Top50 List


Awesome Attractions in Maryland’s Arts & Entertainment Districts


Awesome Attractions in Maryland’s Arts & Entertainment Districts


Each A&E District has a unique character and offer great attractions to explore


Cumberland A&E District



Cumberland A&E Allegany County
1. Cumberland Theatre: always great performances
2. C&O Canal Museum: canal locks for the history buff

Annapolis A&E Anne Arundel County
3. Metropolitan Restaurant: check out the live music and roof patio
4. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts: classes, performances, and exhibit space

Berlin A&E Worcester County
5. Jeff Auxer Studio: Check out the local artists, just off of main street
6. The Historic Atlantic Hotel: rock on the front porch as you enjoy a delicious meal in this Victorian charmer

Bethesda A&E Montgomery County
7. Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club: you can’t beat great blues music
8. Gallery B: Bethesda’s coop gallery of local artists

Bromo A&E Baltimore City
9. Hippodrome Theatre: this fabulous theater is gorgeous and features national acts
10. Eubie Blake Cultural Center: a jazz museum with live performances

Cambridge A&E Dorchester County
11. Dorchester Center for the Arts: classes, performances, and events
12. Mainstreet Gallery: browse artwork by local artisans

Denton A&E Caroline County
13. The Foundry: a community arts gallery that represents over 50 Caroline County artists
14. The Fiber Arts Center of the Eastern Shore: a regional center featuring fiber arts exhibits, classes, and events

Hagerstown A&E Washington County
15. The Washington County Arts Council: a fabulous gallery and a cool gift shop
16. Schmankle Stube: The best German food in the State

Elkton A&E Cecil County
17. The Cecil County Arts Council: the place to go for art
18. The Palette & The Page: great local art gallery

Frederick A&E Frederick County
19. Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center: a gallery, art classes, and always something to do
20. The Community Bridge Mural: award-winning trompe l'oeil mural that fools the eye

Frostburg A&E Allegany County
21. Gunter Hotel: Peformance Venue and a Museum
22. Thrasher Carriage Museum: the cars of the past

Havre de Grace A&E Harford County
23. Havre de Grace Opera House: recently renovated and fabulous
24. Mary Carol Riverboat: laze along the river

Highlandtown A&E Baltimore City
25. The Creative Alliance: great shows at the Patterson
26. Crown Cork And Seal Artist Studios: 200 artist work studios

Stevensville A&E Queen Anne's County
27. Kent Island Federation of Art: art cooperative
28. My Little Studio: local art gallery

Gateway A&E Prince George's County
29. Bus Boys and Poets: live music, readings, and performances and great food
30. Red Dirt Studio: artist coop and studio

Salisbury A&E Wicomico County
31. Chesapeake East Pottery Studio: studio art gallery
32. Art Institute & Gallery: three galleries to choose from

Silver Spring A&E Montgomery County
33. The Fillmore: live music from national acts
34. AFI Silver: art house movies chosen by the American Film Insititute
35. Veterans Plaza: festivals and free community events

Snow Hill A&E Worcester County
36. Bishop’s Stock Fine Art Craft & Wine: art and cocktails
37. Julia A Purnell Museum: Heritage arts for kids and fiber exhibits

Station North A&E Baltimore City
38.Area 405: gallery, live performances and events
39. Open Walls: amazing street art throughout the district
40. The Cork Factory: Art Gallery

Bel Air A&E Harford County
41. Harford Artists Gallery: shop and enjoy
42. Garfield Center for the Arts

Chestertown A&E Kent County
43. RiverArts Gallery: check out the KidSpot and clay studio
44. Hays House Museum: a Federal period house and museum

Grantsville A&E Garrett County
45. Spruce Forest Artisan Village: traditional arts demos and stores
46. Four Season Stitchery: quilting and needlework shop

Leonardtown A&E Saint Mary's County
47. Leonardtown Wharf: live music, festival events, concerts
48. Crazy for Ewe: fiber arts, yarn and knitting shop

Wheaton A&E Montgomery County MD
49. Chuck Levin’s Washington Music Center: a huge music store that is patronized by famous artists
50. Limerick Pub: live music, Irish storytelling, and authentic Irish food