ArtSmash!

ArtSmash!

Join us on Friday, May 14 at the Washington Golf & Country Club and/or Saturday, May 15 at River Bend Golf & Country Club for our ArtSmash Tennis Social. Enjoy an afternoon of tennis, cocktails, and friends–all while supporting MPA’s visual arts programs. Courts at River Bend have sold out but a few remain at Washington Golf. If tennis isn't your thing, you can still join us afterwards for the social event.

Summer Art Camps

Summer Art Camps

Registration is now open for MPA's 2021 Summer Art Camps--both virtual and in-studio. Offerings include Abrakadoodle Camps (ages 3-6) and MPA Art Camps (ages 6-12), as well as teen camps and our CIT program. Sign up early to secure your spot.

Call for Submissions

Call for Submissions

MPA is currently seeking submissions for our 15th annual MPAartfest, a one-day juried fine art and craft show and sale in McLean Central Park.

This is MPA

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.

Emilie Benes Brzezinski GIft

Emilie Benes Brzezinski GIft

MPA will accept the mantle to establish the next chapter of sculptor and longtime McLean resident Emilie Benes Brzezinski’s spectacular body of work. The gift was announced at MPA’s ArtSprings! Virtual Benefit, which was attended by Brzezinski’s children, Ian, Mark, and MSNBC journalist Mika Brzezinski.

MPA Spring Exhibitions

MPA Spring Exhibitions

Please join MPA April 1 - June 10 for our Spring Exhibitions. "Initium Novum: Humanity’s End As A New Beginning"
featuring artist Yuriko Yamaguchi and writer Mineke Schipper will be on display in our Emerson Gallery, and our Atrium Gallery will feature "Navigating Climate Change, Extended" by Alonzo Davis.

ArtSprings! Success

ArtSprings! Success

Many thanks to everyone who joined us at our inaugural ArtSprings! Virtual Benefit! It was a wonderful evening of fun, inspiration, and celebration of the arts! We are grateful to our ArtSprings! sponsors, special guests, live artists, Host Committee, and attendees, and excited to establish the next chapter of Emilie Benes Brzezinski’s spectacular body of work.

Yuriko Yamaguchi, “No End”

Now Showing

Join us now through June 10 for our spring exhibitions, Initium Novum: Humanity’s End As A New Beginning featuring Artist Yuriko Yamaguchi and Writer Mineke Schipper (Emerson Gallery) and Navigating Climate Change, Extended, featuring work by Alonzo Davis (Atrium Gallery).

“Childrens Arc” (1991) and “White Oak Verticals (1998) by Emilie Brzezinski

Brzezinski Gift

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 last night at MPA’s ArtSprings! Virtual Benefit,

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Sign Up for Summer Camps

Our in-studio art camps are filling up fast! Our offerings include Abrakadoodle Camps (ages 3-6), MPA Art Camps (ages 6-12), and a teen classical drawing camp. Full-day and half-day options. Make sure to secure your child’s spot today!

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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. 

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