Day of Fosterly — Saturday, May 4th, 2013

in partnership with

10:00am - 6:30pm

@ Artisphere Map It

1101 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22209


Featuring four distinct performance venues, three visual art galleries, a 4,000 square foot ballroom, and multiple terraces, Artisphere is much more than its component parts.


Arriving by CAR

The Artisphere parking garage will offer complimentary parking for event attendees on a first come first served basis.

Interested in arriving in style via Uber's black car service? Click this link for a ten dollar credit toward your first ride.

Arriving by METRORAIL

Two blocks from the Rosslyn Metro (blue/orange). Exit on Moore Street, turn right to Wilson Boulevard, left one block to Artisphere at 1101 Wilson.

Arriving by BUS

DC Circulator Bus

The Dupont-Georgetown-Rosslyn line drops off two blocks away at the corner of N. 19th and N. Moore.


Multiple lines drop off at the Rosslyn Metro station, including 3A, 3B, 3E, 4A, 4B, 4E, 4H, 5A, 15K, 15L, 38B.

Arriving by BIKE

Capital Bikeshare

Station at the corner of Wilson Boulevard and N. Fort Myer, just two blocks away.

Station at the corner of 19th Street and N. Lynn, also just two blocks away.


Artisphere is located just blocks from both the Custis and Mount Vernon Trails and is easily accessible from both the Key and Roosevelt bridges. Bike racks are located along Wilson Boulevard.

About the spaces

The Ballroom

Ballroom photograph

The 4,000 square foot ballroom will serve as the location for the Entrepreneurship Expo . Two projection video screens roll out from the ceiling on either side of the stage area and project from the 3rd floor Mezz gallery.

The Dome Theater

Dome Theater Photograph

The 220 seat Dome Theatre, which will house panels, experience chats, demos, keynotes, and more, serves as both Artisphere’s architectural and philosophical signature: a creative hub for a wide range of concerts, film, new media and presentations by emerging and community-specific groups.

The Town Hall

Town Hall Photograph

Artisphere's Town Hall is the two-floor open air atrium, with the top floor serving as the designated area for developers and designers area during Study Hall. The Town Hall features our two story video wall where we project new media installations.

The Terrace Gallery

Terrace Gallery

The 3,000 square foot Terrace Gallery showcases international, national and regionally significant artists in five annual exhibits and will be open to attendees throughout the day. It will serve as the location for the entrepreneur's job fair.

The Mezz Gallery (aka Balcony)

Mezz Gallery Photograph

The Mezz Gallery promotes the work of artists and curators who live, work, study or have a studio in Arlington, VA, as well as artists from Artisphere's Sister Cities program. The Mezz Gallery overlooks the ballroom, and is the location for Media Match.

Bijou Theatre

Bijou Theatre Photograph

The Bijou Theatre at Artisphere is an intimate theater with seating for thirty attendees. It will serve as the location for workshops falling under the "intimate talk" format.

Education Lab

Bijou Theatre Photograph

The Education Lab is a collaborative classroom style environment which accommodates up to twenty attendees. Located across the hall from the Bijou Theatre and the Terrace Gallery, it will serve as the location for workshops falling under the "classroom" format.

Outdoor Terraces

Outdoor Terraces

Overlooking Wilson Boulevard or with views of Washington, DC, the outdoor terraces will be utilized for The Day of gatherings, where attendees will come together around specific subject matters. Gatherings are a great place to build relationships, hire employees and companies, and ask questions of subject matter experts.

2013 Keynote

Walt Mossberg, legendary tech journalist, to keynote #DOF2013

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