Registration Open for Fall Art Class
Registration is now open for MPA's Fall art classes. Class offerings will be a mix of in studio and virtual.
Save the Date for Soirée Celebration
Join us on Friday, September 10th in reconnecting community and the arts at MPA Soirée! This artsy and fun-filled evening supports our 15th annual MPAartfest and gives guests a unique preview of the MPAartfest artists' work. Sponsorships now available.
(Not) Strictly Painting
Join MPA September 23 at 7pm for our (Not) Strictly Painting Virtual Opening Exhibition Reception. A biennial exhibition juried by Foon Sham and Virginia Treanor, (Not) Strictly Painting celebrates the depth and breadth of paintings--or works related in some way to painting--from artists throughout the mid-Atlantic area. Exhibit runs Sept. 18-Nov. 13.
MPAartfest Returns to Central Park
Mark your calendars and join MPA on Sunday, October 3rd from 10am-4pm in McLean Central Park for our 15th Annual MPAartfest! This FREE event features a one-day juried fine arts and craft show, live music from some of the DC-area’s best musical talents, a Children’s Art Walk, food vendors, and much more.
This is MPA
In our changing world, MPA exhibits, educates, and inspires. Hear from our leaders and community members about what makes MPA so special.
MPA announces gift of artist Emilie Benes Brzezinski’s work. MPA will accept the mantle to establish the next chapter of her spectacular body of work. The gift was announced at MPA’s ArtSprings! Virtual Benefit in April.
Important Soirée Celebration Update
MPA will be requiring each guest at Soirée Celebration on September 10 to present their vaccine card and ID at check-in. Additionally, please bring a mask should you need to use an indoor space during the event.
Art Brings Us Together When We’re Apart
Please take a moment to enjoy this video highlighting our online art classes. We have loved watching our teachers and students come together virtually during these challenging times.