Columbia Art Center


Columbia Art Center is dedicated to providing artistic experiences in the visual arts for all ages and interest levels and to join with local arts organizations and community businesses in creating diverse offerings.

Columbia Art Center offers year-round art classes, rotating gallery exhibitions, a gallery gift shop, summer art camp for children, art birthday parties, studio rentals, a Japanese Garden, art and life enhancement lectures and more! Under Columbia Association, the Art Center is 19 years old. It has been a functioning arts school for more than 30 years and was formerly known as the Antioch Visual Arts College.

Gallery Shop at Columbia Art Center

The Gallery Shop at the Art Center has for a sale a variety of one-of-a-kind handcrafted and affordable artwork created by instructors and students. The Gallery Shop, which offers a selection of art ideal for gift-giving, home collections and practical uses, includes functional pottery, decorative ceramic works, sculptures, jewelry, fibers, paintings, photographs, glass works, drawings, cards and more. Free gift-wrapping is available.

The Columbia Art Center is located in the Long Reach Village Center (next to Stonehouse Community Center) just minutes from Route 175 and Tamar Drive.

Contact Columbia Art Center 


6100 Foreland Garth, Columbia, MD 21045
Phone: 410-730-0075; Fax: 410-997-2902
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, noon-6 p.m. Friday evening hours (5-9 p.m.) are contingent upon classes and rentals running.