Welcome to your next meeting and event venue in Bethesda, Maryland!

From off-site business meetings in one of our classrooms to presentations in our Reading Room or Theater, we’re happy to host your next event in our 12,000-square-foot facility.


Many of our spaces can be rearranged to accommodate a variety of events.


Want to spend the day in a bright, airy space? Our classrooms have you covered!


We’re a short walk from restaurants and shops, including everything in Bethesda Row.

classroom anchor


15-20-person capacity

Our classrooms are perfect for small groups looking for meeting and event space. With classrooms that can comfortably seat up to 20 people, consider The Writer’s Center for off-site business meetings, writing groups, book clubs, and more!





reading room anchor

Reading Room

80-person capacity

Our Reading Room offers an ideal venue for medium-sized meetings and events. The room can be arranged with seating for 20 to 80 guests, and can accommodate food and beverage stations, too. A/V equipment available for additional fees.





theater anchor


110-person capacity

Our theater is available for conferences, theater productions, live music, and more. With tiered seating for 110, a broad stage, all new lighting and audio, and direct access to the rest of The Writer’s Center, the theater can handle a wide array of meetings and events.

Daily Rate

Weekly Rate

Rates include staffing fees for a stage manager/technician. Nonprofits rates available; email anu@writer.org for more information.

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