Please note: The McLean Community Center (including MPA) will be closed on Wednesday, March 8, until 2pm. Classes and activities scheduled after 2pm will be held as scheduled.

MPA Spring Solo Exhibitions

MPA Spring Solo Exhibitions

Please join MPA April 13 - June 10 for our Spring Solo Exhibitions. Featured works include Industry Standards: Works by Chris Combs; Concerns: Sculpture by George Lorio; and With My Face Against the Future: Paintings by Josh Whipkey. Please join us for an Opening Exhibition Reception on Thursday, April 13, 2023 from 7-9pm.

MPA Summer Art Camps

MPA Summer Art Camps

Mark your calendars--registration opens Monday, February 6 for MPA's 2023 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 26-August 11, with both half- and full-day options available. Sign up early to secure your spot!

Spring Benefit is May 18!

Spring Benefit is May 18!

Please mark your calendars and join us on Thursday, May 18, 2023 for MPA's signature spring fête, Spring Benefit. Co-chaired by Marsha Muawwad and Natalie von Seelen, the May 18th sunset party will take place at the Wildersmoor House in Great Falls, and will feature festive fare from Windows Catering, music, and much more!

Spring Art Class Registration

Spring Art Class Registration

Spring is right around the corner--and so is the start of MPA's Spring Art Class lineup. Offerings include some of our long-time favorites, as well as exciting new debut options. We have several exciting workshop offerings and are excited to welcome back our Open Studio. MPA will be holding spring classes both online and in-studio. Visit our website for a complete list of class offerings.


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 Brzezinski with “Lament”

Remembering Emilie Benes Brzezinski

MPA will accept the mantle to establish the next chapter of sculptor and longtime McLean resident Emilie Benes Brzezinski’s spectacular body of work.


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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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