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Katzen Arts Center | Visiting

Katzen Arts Center & AU Museum Overview

4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC, 20016 (Google Maps)

Academic Departments
The Art Department and Performing Arts Department main offices are in the Katzen Rotunda, room 101.

AU Admissions Welcome Center
Open Monday–Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and open select Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. during the spring and fall for tours and info sessions.

American University Museum
The AU Museum and store is open Tuesday–Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Katzen Box Office
Open Monday-Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and one hour prior to performances.


Free on weekends and after 5 p.m. on weekdays in the Katzen's underground garage. Paid parking is available 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays.

Public Transportation

The closest Metro station is the Tenleytown/AU stop on the red line. From the Metro, you can take the AU shuttle bus to Katzen from the corner of Albemarle and 40th Street. The bus runs every 10–15 minutes.

Metrobus routes:
  • N3, N4, N6, N8 pass the Katzen on Massachusetts Ave. NW
  • M4 and N2 pass the Katzen on Nebraska Ave. NW at Ward Circle



The Katzen Arts Center and AU Museum are fully accessible. To request accommodations for persons with special needs, contact Sarah Wedgewood at 202-885-3668 or


AU's Greenberg Theatre is located at 4200 Wisconsin Ave. NW.