Are you looking for a venue for your next event? Look no further than the Allegany Arts Council's two galleries, the Saville Gallery and the Schwab Mountain Maryland Gallery. From meetings and receptions to large parties, our galleries offer versatile and user friendly space at reasonable rates, handicap accessibility, and a variety of set up possibilities for performances, workshops, classes and meetings. You can book the room by e-mailing or calling the front desk at 301-777-2787.

Guidelines and Fees

The Schwab Mountain Maryland Gallery features a raised stage and a seating capacity (theatre style) for 75 people. Use of this community space includes access to a kitchen/box office room, a utility sink, restrooms, and the AAC’s sound & lighting system. Ten 5-foot tables and chairs are also available for use in the space, and can be configured to suit a variety of needs.

General Terms & Conditions:

• Use of the galleries is available on a first come, first served basis.
• Reservations must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance.
• The Saville Gallery is available for receptions only. No sit-down meetings or workshops.
• The galleries may not be used for religious or political purposes.
• This is a non-smoking facility.
• Depending on the nature of the event or activity, a $100 security deposit and/or additional insurance coverage may be required.
• If alcohol is to be served, the rules of the Allegany County Liquor Board must be followed.
• The AAC reserves the final right of approval for all events or activities that take place in the gallery.
• Rental and use of the room includes set up and breakdown of table and chairs, garbage collection, and use of the kitchen and bathrooms.
• At the conclusion of any event, the gallery must be returned to the condition in which it was received.

Room Rental Hours

The Saville gallery can only be rented during non-business hours. The Schwab Mountain Maryland gallery can be rented any time. Our business hours are Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM and Saturday 11AM-5PM. We are open seasonally on Sundays from 11AM-5PM.

Room Rental

Saville Gallery

The Saville Gallery is available for free for up to three hours for after-business-hours receptions as part of the Enhanced Business Member package. Receptions can start at 5 pm. If the space is needed prior to the close of business for set-up, a $25 per hour fee applies. No meetings or sit-down events are permitted in the Saville Gallery.

Schwab Mountain Maryland Gallery

The Schwab Gallery is available to Member Organizations for free for one three hour period per month during normal business hours. If a Member Organization needs more than three hours, the room can be rented to them for an additional $25 per hour. An additional fee of $25 per hour for using the gallery during off-business hours is applicable. The Schwab Gallery is also available for rent to non-Members. The rate is $125 per half day or $200 for a full day. An additional fee of $25 per hour for using the gallery during off-business hours is applicable.

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