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Workshop Venues

The majority workshops are held in Bethesda at our main location on Walsh Street or online. However, TWC occassionally holds workshops at other venues.

Capitol Hill

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, Washington, D.C. 20003

Click here to view Capitol Hill workshops.

Glen Echo

Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD 20812

Click here to view Glen Echo workshops.

Directions and Parking


4508 Walsh St
Bethesda MD 20815

GPS users please note: Enter "Chevy Chase" as our city when using GPS devices to locate us.

From Washington, D.C.

North on Wisconsin Avenue. Walsh Street is the second right off of Wisconsin north of Bradley Boulevard (Lane).

From Baltimore, MD

South on 95 to 495. West on 495 to Connecticut Avenue. South on Connecticut to Bradley (Route 191). Right and one mile to Wisconsin Ave. Right to Walsh Street (2 blocks).

From I-270

South on Wisconsin Avenue, crossing East-West Highway (410). Five blocks later, turn left on Leland. Turn right into the parking lot, and drive to the far side of the lot.

Between 4:00–6:00 P.M. only: Turn left at Willow (four blocks past East-West), right on 46th, right on Leland, and left into the parking lot.

From Silver Spring and East

Connecticut Avenue south to Bradley (route 191), right on Bradley, right on Wisconsin, and right on Walsh (2nd right).

From Chain Bridge

From MacArthur turn right at Sibley Hospital (Loughboro), left onto Dalecarlia to Westmoreland Circle; get off at Massachusetts Avenue going away from the city, right on Little Falls Parkway, right on Arlington Road, right on Bradley, left on Wisconsin Avenue (north). The second right turn is Walsh Street.

From Potomac and Virginia Beltway

South on River Road to Goldsboro Road, left on Goldsboro, which ends at Bradley, right on Bradley, left on Wisconsin Avenue. The second right is Walsh Street.


Public parking is available directly across the street from The Writer's Center in a county parking lot. The meters in this lot are effective Monday through Friday, 9:00 A.M.-10:00 P.M. and free on the weekends. The hours are strictly enforced so bring quarters.For more information on parking visit Bethesda Urban Partnership's site.

WMATA Metrorail Subway

Take the Red Line to the Bethesda stop, exit via the elevator, turn right (south) along Wisconsin Avenue. Cross Wisconsin (east side) when convenient. Walsh Street is less than a 10-minute walk on the left. (For Metrorail information, call 202 637-7000 or visit WMATA's website.


Several nearby bus stops along Wisconsin Avenue are served by the RIDEON 34 route. The RIDEON system is operated by the Montgomery County DOT Division of Transit Services (Transit Information Center, call 301-217-7433 or 800-732-3327).