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Join MPA now through Nov. 11 for (Not) Strictly Painting 14, a juried biennial exhibition celebrating the depth and breadth of paintings, or works related in some way to painting. (Not) Strictly Painting was juried by Tim Brown, Director of IA&A at Hillyer.

Save the Date for MPAartfest 2023

Save the Date for MPAartfest 2023

Join MPA on Sunday, October 1 from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm at McLean Central Park for MPAartfest. MPAartfest transforms Central Park into a lively landscape of mini art galleries showcasing and offering for sale the work of juried artists from throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. This FREE event also features live music from some of the DC-area’s best musical talents, a Children’s Art Walk, food vendors, and much more.

Save the Date!

Save the Date!

Join us as we celebrate MPA’s rich artistic history with MPA Inspires: Collecting and Connecting, an exciting weekend featuring 60+ MPA Alumni Exhibiting Artists. Please save the date for Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 18 and 19; come enjoy this inaugural Artist & Collectors’ Weekend.

Fall Art Classes

Fall Art Classes

Registration for MPA's fall art classes opens Monday, August 14. Autumn offerings include many returning favorites as well as exciting new options, particularly for kids! We have several exciting workshop offerings and are excited to be continuing our Open Studio options.


Open Studio

MPA is excited to once again offer our popular Open Studio (Tues., Fri., Sat.) this fall. Pay for drop-in sessions or save when you register for the series!


ArtsFairfax Spotlight: MPA ArtReach

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


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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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