Locations & Contact


Mailing Address:
Mason Community Arts Academy
4260 Chain Bridge Rd
Fairfax,  VA  22030
Email:  academy@gmu.edu
Phone:  703-993-9889
Fax:  703-359-1209

Fall & Spring Office Hours (Sept-June):
Monday, Wednesday & Thursday  11 am – 9 pm
Tuesday & Friday  11 am – 8 pm
Saturday  10 am – 4 pm
(Summer hours are more limited – please call ahead)


Note:  Due to limited staffing, customer voicemails will be returned in 1-2 business days. For a timelier response, please email academy@gmu.edu.



Mason Community Arts Academy Building

The  Academy building is  approximately 1/2 mile from the Mason Fairfax campus.
All weekday classes and lessons during the school year, as well as several summer programs, are held at this location.





Mason Fairfax Campus Locations

Some Saturday classes and lessons during the Fall & Spring, as well as the majority of our Summer programs, are held in the de Laski Performing Arts Building,  the Art & Design Building, and the Center for the Arts on George Mason University’s Fairfax Campus.  There is no direct accesss to the de Laski Building and the Art & Design Building, so please follow specific program directions for drop off and pick up for these locations.

de-Laski-Buildingde Laski Performing Arts Bldg

Art & Design Building 

If instructed to pick up your child from Summer After Care at the Center for the Arts, use the GPS address below.  You may park and wait in front of the building after calling the designated number.

If attending a performance, parking is available in the Mason Pond Parking Deck (fees apply) adjacent to the Center for the Arts.

GMU’s Center for the Arts
GPS Address:
4373 Mason Pond Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030


Additional Directions to the Center for the Arts may be found HERE.

Additional Directions to the GMU Fairfax Campus may be found HERE.



The Academy will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday, from Wednesday 11/23 to Sunday 11/27.