Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Annapolis Gallery Association?

Members are Annapolis Galleries featuring original works of art by local, national and international artists.

Where are the galleries located?

The galleries are in downtown historic Annapolis. Most are within an easy three block walking area. Annapolis was recently voted one of the nations top ten most "walkable cities". Stop at any gallery to pick up a yellow map to all the other galleries.

Where can I park?

You can park at the meters on the street or in some of the lots around town, but the best way to avoid a parking ticket is to park in the garages - better price too...

There are four garages in downtown Annapolis:
Hillman Garage: Enter from Duke of Gloucester St or Main Street
Gotts Court Garage: Enter from Calvert Street or Northwest Street
Knighton Garage: Enter at Colonial Avenue off West Street
Bladen Street Garage: Access from St. Johns Street by the College - this garage is
(FREE weekends and after 6pm on Weekdays.

Here is a link for a good detailed Annapolis City map for all Garages and Bus routes.

The City Trolley, the Circulator (blue and white) will be on a circuit around town and will include Maryland Hall up to 9:15pm. It is Free and you may hail it down for a ride.

What kind of art is shown?

All kinds! Member galleries feature traditional classic styles of art as well as contemporary and abstract. You will find a great variety of paintings and fine prints from marine to wildlife to landscape and still life. Many galleries have fine sculpture, art glass, wood turning, pottery, or jewelry. Additional art related services available are: art consultation, custom framing, art installation (hanging), art commissions, art appraisals and art restoration.

When is the Art Walk?

The Art Walk is held once a year. It is the third Thursday evening in August from 5 - 9 pm.

What if it rains on the day of the Art Walk?

The show must go on rain or shine!

Is there a charge for the Art Walk?

No. It is a free event.

Where do I start the Art Walk?

You may start at any gallery you wish. All the galleries will have maps to guide you to all the others.
If you park at Gotts Court Garage the closest galleries are Whitehall Gallery, 49 West Cafe & Gallery and The Annapolis Collection Gallery, all three are on West Street.
If you park at the Hillman Garage, the closest gallery is Easy Street (on Francis Street) at the fork on Main St.

What is the best way to get to Annapolis?

From Washington DC:
Take Route 50 East. Take Exit 24 onto Rowe Blvd. Then follow the Art Walk Map to Garage Parking and the Galleries.

From Baltimore, MD:
Take the Baltimore Beltway to I 97 South. Exit onto Route 50 East. Take Exit 24 onto Rowe Blvd. Then follow the Art Walk Map to Garage Parking and the Galleries.

From the Eastern Shore:
Take Route 50 West. Take Exit 24 onto Rowe Blvd. Then follow the Art Walk Map to Garage Parking and the Galleries.

Is the Art Walk open for children?

Yes, children enjoy watching the artists work and the artists enjoy interacting with families.


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