Please Note: MPA will be closed on Thursday, July 4, and Friday, July 5 in observance of the Independence Day holiday.

Call for Entries

Call for Entries

Calling all sculptors! MPA currently seeks submissions for Sculpture NOW 2024, presented by Washington Sculptors Group and McLean Project for the Arts. The dates for the exhibition will be from Thursday, September 12 – Saturday, October 26, 2024. Nancy Sausser, MPA Curator and Artistic Director, will juror the show.

MPA Summer Art Camp

MPA Summer Art Camp

Register NOW for MPA's 2024 Summer Art Camps! Offerings include MPA Art Camps (ages 6-13) and Abrakadoodle Camps (ages 3-6), as well as our CIT program. Sessions run June 24-August 9. Sign up early to secure your spot!

MPAartfest Cancelled

MPAartfest Cancelled

Due to the Fairfax County Park Authority's revitalization project at McLean Central Park, MPAartfest is cancelled for 2024. We hope to see you next year! Many thanks to Fairfax County Park Authority for the work they are doing to beautify McLean.

Spring Benefit Success!

Spring Benefit Success!

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our 2024 MPA Spring Benefit. It was a joy to be together at the beautiful home of Mark Lowham and Joseph Ruzzo. Endless gratitude to our Spring Benefit co-chairs Cynthia Steele Vance and Mandy Mafi, and all of our community partners and sponsors.


Open Studio

Our always popular Open Studio will return in the fall of 2024, with sessions on Saturdays. Attendees are welcome to register for the full session, or pay a drop-in fee of $20/class.


ArtsFairfax Spotlight: MPA ArtReach

ArtsFairfax recently featured MPA’s ArtReach program in their #ProjectSupportGrants Recipient spotlight. 


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Visit Our Galleries

The Atrium Gallery is available for viewing during MCC operating hours.  The Emerson Gallery is open for visitors Mon.-Sat. from 10am-4pm. MPA’s administrative offices are open Mon.-Fri. from 10am-4pm.

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