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Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing - Silver Spring, MD

8209 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910


Located on the east side of US-29 (Georgia Ave) at the intersection of Georgia Ave and Silver Spring Ave in between Hertz Car Rental and the Benjamin Moore Paint store.

Phone: 301-587-5581
Fax: 301-587-6041

Store Hours
Day Open Close
Monday 9:00am 6:30pm
Tuesday 9:00am 6:30pm
Wednesday 9:00am 6:30pm
Thursday 9:00am 6:30pm
Friday 9:00am 6:30pm
Saturday 9:00am 6:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm 5:00pm

Parking
Metered parking is available on the street directly in front of the store as well as the surrounding streets.
The public parking lot behind Plaza will be permanently closed starting September 30, 2016 as the county builds a new parking garage in its place. You may still find metered street parking in the area and metered parking at the nearby Fenton Street Garage (Garage 4). This garage is one block south of the closed surface lot. Access the Fenton Street Garage from Silver Spring Avenue or Fenton Street. Walk west on Silver Spring Avenue towards Georgia and turn north (right) to walk towards the store. For more information, see this Fenton Street Public Parking pdf from Montgomery County.

Public Transportation
We are three blocks from the Silver Spring Metro (Red line). From Silver Spring Metro, walk east on Wayne Ave until you get to Georgia Ave then make a right and walk down to Silver Spring Ave. We are on the left side of the street.

Custom Framing
Save every day on custom framing. For more information, click here.
From your finest artwork to your newly earned diploma, Plaza frames it all! Our expert picture framing design team is ready and waiting for you to bring in your treasures.

Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing

Events in our Silver Spring Store

Sennelier Abstract Acrylic Demo with artist Jim Minet

Thursday, March 16, 2017: 3:00pm-5:00pm

Join us this Thursday for a free demonstration of Sennelier Abstract® acrylic paint! Abstract® is a fine acrylic contained in truly revolutionary packaging. Manufactured in France, this new paint is highly pigmented—with a heavy body texture, excellent covering power and outstanding transparency. The innovative design features a convenient spout that allows for squeezing and painting straight out of the pouch. The transparent window on the face of the pouch also conveniently displays the true color of each paint. Use Abstract® in the studio, on the street or on the go! Call to register or walk-in for the ‘free’ demo!

This demo is led by artist Jim Minet. Jim lives and maintains a studio on Long Island in New York and his work has been exhibited at the Firefly Artists Gallery in Northport, NY, The Art Students League of NY and the Vanderbilt Planetarium. He has been published in Paintworks Magazine and Newsday and is also affiliated with many companies in the art materials industry conducting frequent demonstrations and workshops. Jim studied at The Art Students League in Manhattan. In addition painting, and representing companies in the fine art materials industry.


Glazing Techniques & Image Transfers with Liquitex Acrylics

Thursday, April 20, 2017: 3:30pm-5:30pm

Discover how Dutch painters created wonderful depth in their paintings by learning the principles behind glazing. While originally an oil technique, glazing can also be used as an acrylic painting technique. Learn the essentials of acrylic glazing and learn how to apply these techniques to acrylic image transfers. We will explore opacity, transparency, color application and the use of mediums to thin colors during this fun, free demo!


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