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Black Rock Center

Germantown, MD

This new cultural arts center serves as the centerpiece of the Town Center development in Germantown, Maryland.
  • The project was designed to reflect the rural heritage of the site while providing modern facilities for entertainment and events
  • In the main lobby space, custom cast monoliths and terrazzo floor, designed by artist Thomas Sayre, celebrate the agrarian heritage
  • The first phase of work included a 210-seat proscenium theater, a 105-seat studio theater, dance studio, gallery, scene shop, green room, box office, art classrooms, and administrative offices
  • An outdoor stage on the Town Square provides for summer performances
  • A future second phase will add an additional 500-seat theater and support spaces