Oct. 27 Tea & Talk

Oct. 27 Tea & Talk

Join us Wednesday, Oct. 27, at 11am or 12pm, for Tea & Talk with Exhibitions Director, Nancy Sausser, and hear her thoughts about our current exhibition--(Not) Strictly Painting.

MPAartfest Success -- Thank You!

MPAartfest Success -- Thank You!

Sincere thanks to everyone who joined us on Sunday, October 6 for our 15th annual MPAartfest. We believe it was the most well-attended in event history, with more than 10,000 visitors throughout the day.

On behalf of the MPA staff and Board of Directors, thank you to everyone who helped make this amazing day possible!

Now Showing: (Not) Strictly Painting

Now Showing: (Not) Strictly Painting

Join MPA now through Nov. 13 for (Not) Strictly Painting. 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. The MPA Emerson Gallery will be open for viewing Tuesdays and Wednesdays 1-4pm and Saturdays 10am-3pm.

Registration Open for Fall Art Class

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.


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.

“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 at MPA’s ArtSprings! Virtual Benefit in April.

Sheila Crider, Climbing Up the Rough Side

Winter Exhibitions

Join MPA this winter for Give and Take: Building Formfeaturing work by Emilie Benes Brzezinski, Rachel Rotenberg, Foon Sham and Norma Schwartz (Emerson Gallery) and Intersectional Painting: Works by Sheila Crider (Atrium Gallery).


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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