For some, the notion of art in the suburbs conjures up images of watercolor barns. Michael O’Sullivan found 10 Maryland and Virginia exhibition spaces that belie that stereotype.
BlackRock Center for the Arts The main gallery of this 10-year-old arts center, which also houses two theaters, classrooms and a small exhibition space in an upstairs lounge area, is striking for its soaring windows and high ceiling, among the tallest in the region. Despite a frequent emphasis on craft, BlackRock also displays paintings, sculpture, photography and, on occasion, video. BlackRock Center for the Arts Buy Photo