David C. Driskell Center

Visitor Information

 

Gallery Hours:

The Gallery is open during exhibitions only.

The gallery is currently open:
Monday-Friday: 11am - 4pm
Wednesday: 11am - 6pm

For additional information regarding Saturday openings, school breaks, and closing for university-observed holidays, please visit the exhibition webpage.


Office Hours:

Monday-Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Closed on university-observed holidays, visit the Holiday calendar for more information.
For closing due to inclement weather, visit: http://www.umd.edu/emergencypreparedness/weather_emer/

 

Please Note: Entrance to the Driskell Center is through the set of triple doors located under the Driskell Center sign.


Location:

The David C. Driskell Center's address:
1214 Cole Student Activities Building
University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742

The David C. Driskell Center at the University of Maryland, College Park is easily accessible. We are conveniently located at the intersection of Campus Drive and Union Lane, right next to Stamp Student Union on campus.

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Parking

Union Lane Garage - A 285-space garage situated between the Stamp Student Union and Cole Student Activities Building, Hours of operation are 7:00am to 2:00am daily. Current rates at this facility are $3.00 per hour, with a $15.00 per day maximum. Payment is accepted at the digital pay stations located at the entrance of the garage. More information on digital pay stations here.

Lot 1: There is also a large open lot beyond the parking garage, free to the public after 4:00pm and on weekends.

Driving

From Baltimore and Points North, click here.
From Virginia and Washington, D.C., click here.
From University Blvd., click here.

Public Transportation

The University is served by Metro's green line; the nearest station stop is College Park-University of Maryland.

UM Bus 104: The University also operates a shuttle bus (UM 104) between the Metro and Stamp Student Union, which is across the street from the Center; however, shuttle service is available only when the university is in session. Unless you are familiar with the university's schedule and the shuttle route, this is not the recommended method.

 

Please call our office at 301.314.2615 if you need further assistance.


From Baltimore and Points North

Take I-95 South to Washington, D.C.'s Capital Beltway (I-495). At the 495 split, be sure to go toward the right (495 West). Be in the left lane so you can immediately take Exit 27 toward Route 1 South, College Park. Take Exit 27 and then follow sign to Exit 25 (U.S. 1 South toward College Park). Exit will end at traffic light, take a right onto Route 1 South. Proceed approximately 2-3 miles South on U.S. Route 1. Make a right onto Campus Dr., this street is indicated by a gated entrance. Continue straight until you reach a circle with the letter M. Go 1/2 of the way around the traffic circle (12:00 location) and continue down Campus Drive. Proceed a 1/4 mile down Campus Dr. and you will see a building named Stamp Student Union. The David C. Driskell Center will be adjacent to Stamp Student Union and the parking garage is on Union Lane on your left.

From Virginia and Washington, D.C.

Take I-95 North to Washington, D.C.'s Capital Beltway (I-495). Take Exit 25 (U.S. 1 South toward College Park). Exit will end at traffic light, go South onto Route 1. Proceed approximately 2-3 miles South on U.S. Route 1. Make a right onto Campus Dr., this street is indicated by a gated entrance. Continue straight until you reach a circle with the letter M. Go 1/2 of the way around the traffic circle (12:00 location) and continue down Campus Drive. Proceed a 1/4 mile down Campus Dr. and you will see a building named Stamp Student Union. The David C. Driskell Center will be adjacent to Stamp Student Union and the parking garage is on Union Lane on your left.

From MD 193-West/University Blvd.

Turn slight left onto Stadium Dr. Enter next traffic circle and take 1st exit (3:00 position) onto Valley Dr. Pass through next traffic circle. You will go past parking lot 1b and will approach a stop sign. Turn left onto Union Dr. You will pass tennis courts and on your left will be Cole Student Activities Building, once you approach another stop sign, enter into traffic until you reach another stop sign. Make a left onto Union Lane and the parking garage will be on the left.

From MD 193-East/ University Blvd.

Start out going southeast on University Blvd E / MD-193 E toward Lexington Dr. & Turn slight right onto Campus Dr. Follow Campus Drive 1/2 way around the circle (12:00 location). After you approach the stop sign turn left to stay on Campus Dr. After 1/4 mile you will notice Cole Student Activities Building in front. Follow the slight curve on Campus Dr. and you will approach a stop sign and turn left onto Union Lane. The parking garage will be on the left.