Soirée Celebration is Sept. 23

Soirée Celebration is Sept. 23

This artsy and fun-filled evening gives guests a unique preview of MPAartfest, showcasing artists and their work. This year's event will also feature music by international acoustic group Veronneau and perennial Soirée favorite, the Luck of the Draw raffle.

MPAartfest 2017 is October 1!

MPAartfest 2017 is October 1!

McLean Project for the Arts will host its annual MPAartfest on Sunday, October 1 from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm at McLean Central Park. Presented in cooperation with lead community sponsor McLean Community Center, MPAartfest features the work of nearly 40 local and regional visual artists showcasing contemporary art.

Now Showing:

Now Showing: "Discordant Voices" by Madalyn Marcus

Washington artist Madalyn Marcus will exhibit evocative large-scale paintings. Influenced by both textiles and jazz, these works create around themselves a field of active energy. Runs through November 4, 2017.

Art for All Ages

Art for All Ages

MPA has art classes for all ages and abilities! Come check out MPA@ChainBridge, our new "downtown" studio in the heART of McLean. Spring class offerings include oil and acrylic painting, landscape dioramas, portraiture and more. Join us!

Coming Soon to MPA@ChainBridge

Nature as Prototype aims to examine the role of nature and biology as a source of inspiration for art and design. MPA received a direct grant from the NEA for this exhibition. Opens Nov. 9.

Save the Date: Soirée Celebration is Sept. 23!

A perennial favorite MPA event, this artsy and fun-filled evening gives guests a unique preview of the MPAartfest showcasing artists and their work.

MPAartfest Set for Oct. 1!

Join us as we transform McLean Central Park into a landscape of mini-galleries, showcasing and offering for sale the work of artists from across the region. Don’t miss this community-wide celebration.

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