The FAC Art Center is a newly renovated, converted church building at 5 East Second Street in Downtown Frederick. Our historic building not only houses resident organizations, public art projects, exhibitions, and offices, but  also serves as an affordable venue for our member artists and organizations to hold events,exhibitions, and performances. The FAC Arts Center is a cultural hub and anchor point for the arts in Frederick County. 

The FAC Art Center  functions as a place for the community to engage in public art both inside and outside the building and complements the FAC Public Art Initiative.

Art Center Rental Rates

*New Hours*

Friday & Saturday 11a-5p

Email to make an appointment during the week.

First Floor

The first floor includes the FAC Shop, information about FAC members, and resident organizations such as Endangered Species (theatre) Project. The first floor also  features rotating exhibitions in partnership with local artists and arts organizations. Currently on display is “Ephemeral//Enduring” which explores the concept of time.

Past Installations

Comfort March – June 2023

The Salon: Winter Showcase and Artist Market November 2022- February 2023

Infinite Growth  May- September 2022

Flat File Holiday Showcase Nov 2021-Feb 2022

Barn Exhibit Art Center Works June-Sept 2021


Second Floor

FAC’s second floor gallery houses rotating exhibitions, public art initiatives, concerts, and events. 

Currently Ephemeral//Enduring is on view. Check it out now through July 2024

Past Installations

Apply to show in the 2nd floor exhibition space or other FAC gallery spaces here.

Third Floor

The third floor houses the FAC Creative Lab,  a studio and workspace free and open to the public. FAC invites artists and creatives to utilize the drawing tables, easels, armchairs, and to enjoy the library of artist books, artist editions, and monographs. The Creative Lab is free and open to the public during FAC Art Center hours of operation. 

Center Hours


Art Center Private Rental Form

Art Center Community Event Request Form: Art Center Community Event Request Form

Art Center Performance Submission/Facility Use Form: Art Center Music/Facility Use Form



Upcoming Events