Now Showing: SHIFT

Now Showing: SHIFT

How has your world been affected by this “SHIFT” in our lives? The work of selected mid-Atlantic artists seeks to answer this question in SHIFT, MPA’s first online exhibition, currently on display now through August 27.

Fall Art Classes

Fall Art Classes

MPA is thrilled to offer both online and in-studio classes this fall. There are a variety of topics to choose from, and be sure to check out our new workshop offerings. Registration is now open.

MPA Summer Art Camps

MPA Summer Art Camps

**NEW** MPA will be offering both in-studio and online summer camp programming!

The safety of our campers, staff, and community is at the forefront of our minds as we redesign our in-studio camps in this new environment. Register today!

Call for Submissions

Call for Submissions

Art Call: MPA invites all mid-Atlantic artists to submit your entries for this year's MPAartfest, a juried fine art and craft show and sale.

The deadline for submissions is August 7, 2020.


Extended Summer Art Camps

*NEW* MPA has extended our in-person summer art camp offerings for August. 

Each week-long camp will feature different art activities that will ignite your child’s creativity. Ages 3-12.


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. 


Coming Soon

Sculpture NOW 2020 showcases new works by members of the Washington Sculptor’s Group. Juried by MPA Exhibitions Director Nancy Sausser, the exhibit features a wide array of media and approaches by more than 50 artists. Runs September 17 – November 14, 2020.


Explore MPA

The McLean Community Center and MPA are open to very limited public access, with most activities on hold. Please continue to contact us via email, and follow our website and social media sites for the latest updates. Click here to join the MPA email list.

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