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Press Releases

MPA Art+Music Series presents Monika Herzig’s SHEROES (10/17/2018)

MPA Announces “Encounters: Works by Mia Halton” Exhibition Opening September 13 at 7pm (9/4/2018)

MPA Announces MPAartfest 2018 Musical Lineup (8/13/2018)

Media Advisory: MPAartfest Set for October 7, 2018 in McLean Central Park (6/11/2018)

MPA Announces “Too Much of Too Much: Overstimulated, Overexposed, and Overextended” Exhibition Opening June 14 at 7pm (6/7/2018)

Media Advisory: McLean Project for the Arts to Host Annual Spring Benefit on May 31 (4/26/2018)

McLean Project for the Arts to Host MPA Art+Music Series (4/9/2018)

MPA Announces “Erratic Landscapes: New Works by Artemis Herber” Exhibition Opening April 12 at 7pm (4/2/2018)

MPA Announces “Methods of Inquiry: Fields of Discovery” Exhibition Opening January 11 at 7pm (1/3/2018)

MPA to Feature Site-Specific Dance Performance, Panel Discussion as Part of “Nature as Prototype” Exhibition (12/13/2017)

MPA Announces “Nature as Prototype” Exhibition Opening Nov. 9 (10/23/2017)

MPAartfest Returns to Central Park on October 1 with Art, Music, Food and Fun (9/1/2017)

MPA to Unveil MPA@ChainBridge (8/28/2017)

McLean Project for the Arts Receives National Endowment for the Arts Grant (8/25/2017)

MPA Announces “Strictly Painting 11” Exhibition Opening June 15 (5/31/2017)

MPA Spring Benefit 2017 Set for May 18 (4/24/2017)

McLean Project for the Arts Receives Dominion ArtStars Grant to Support Arts Education (3/2/2017)

McLean Project for the Arts, Washington Sculptors Group Announce Juried Exhibition Opening February 2 (1/27/2017)

MPA Announces New Exhibitions Opening January 12 (1/5/2017)

Exhibition of Large-Scale Photography Opens at MPA@ChainBridge (12/8/2016)

MPA Announces Newest Exhibitions (11/10/16)

Breaking News: MPA to Open Second Location in Downtown McLean (11/7/16)

MPA Celebrates 10th Anniversary of MPAartfest (9/7/16)

MPA Announces Newest Exhibitions (6/16/16)

MPA Spring Benefit 2016

MPA Celebrates Visual Arts of Mexico and Beyond (5/12 – 6/4)

Guest Lecture by VMFA’s Jeffrey Allison on Auguste Rodin (5/24/16)

Gallery Talk and Poetry Reading (2/11/16)

The Imaginary Landscape: Workshop with Carol Barsha (2/6/16)

Gallery Talk – Les Fleur de Livre: Works by Carol Barsha (2/6/16)

Art + Crafts: Art Making and Craft Beer (1/29/16)

MPA Announces Newest Exhibitions (1/14/16)

MPA Announces Newest Exhibitions (11/21 – 12/23/15)

In the News

10/18/2018: InsideNOVA: A Celebration at Annual MPAartfest

10/17/2018: Virginia Patch: MPA’s Art+Music Concert Series presents Monika Herzig’s SHEROES

10/11/2018: McLean Connection: MPAartfest in McLean Draws Crowds

10/4/2018: East City Arts: Weekend Listings–12th Annual MPAartfest

10/2/2018: Tysons Reporter: McLean Arts Festival Returns This Weekend

10/1/2018: InsideNOVA: Annual MPAartfest is on the Horizon!

9/28/2018: MPAartfest to Return to McLean in October

9/25/2018: InsideNOVA: Art Mixes Playfulness, Social Commentary in MPA Exhibit

9/6/18: DCist: From Old Masters to Local History, September Arts Will Keep You Busy

September 2018: DC Modern Luxury: Season’s Best Fests

8/21/18: Connection Newspapers: Places I Would Take a Newcomer in Dranesville District, by Supervisor John W. Foust

8/17/18: Inside NOVA: MPA Announces Entertainment Lineup for Upcoming Festival

8/11/18: The Washington Post: In the Galleries–Even when extravagance is the theme, less can be more

July 2018: Viva Tysons Magazine: Talk of Tysons! Save the Date–MPAartfest Set for October 7, 2018

June 2018: Washington Life Magazine: The 2018 Philanthropic 50

6/14/2018: Inside NOVA: McLean Project for the Arts Announces Date of 2018 MPAartfest

6/11/2018: East City Arts: McLean Project for the Arts Presents “Too Much of Too Much: Overstimulated, Overexposed, and Overextended” Group Exhibition

5/31/2018: Virginia Connection Newspapers: Submissions Sought for MPAartfest

5/25/2018: Washington Post: In the Galleries–Every picture tells a story, but it’s up to viewers to provide the plot

5/21/2018: East City Arts: McLean Project for the Arts 12th Annual MPAartfest Call

5/16/2018: East City Arts: McLean Project for the Arts Hosts Artist Talk with Artemis Herber

5/3/2018: Fairfax Times: Hot Links (Dave Kline Band Concert)

5/2/2018: Virginia Connection Newspapers: McLean Project for the Arts to Host Annual Spring Benefit on May 31

4/27/2018: Inside NOVA: MPA Preps for Its Annual Springtime Soiree

4/19/2018: Viva Tysons: MPA to Host Art+Music Series

4/17/2018: Connection Newspapers: McLean Project for the Arts to Host Art+Music Series

4/16/2018: Inside NOVA: MPA Kicks Off New Concert Series

4/13/2018: McLean Patch: McLean Project for the Arts to Host Art+Music Series

4/10/2018: Inside NOVA: McLean Project for the Arts Opens New Exhibition

4/9/2018: East City Arts: McLean Project for the Arts presents “Erratic Landscapes: New Works by Artemis Herber”

4/5/2018: DC Style is Real: MPA Announces Exhibition Opening April 12 at 7pm

4/1/2018: Inside NOVA: “Erratic Landscapes” Exhibition Opens April 12 in McLean

3/13/2018: Inside NOVA: Student Artwork Goes on Display in McLean

3/6/2018: East City Arts: MPA Announces Call for Entries for “Too Much of Too Much: Overstimulated, Overexposed and Overextended”

3/1/2018: Northern Virginia Magazine: 73 Things to Do This March

2/23/2018: Washington Post — In the Galleries: Crossing the Line Between Aesthetics and Science

1/30/2018: Daily Campello Art News: “Methods of Inquiry: Fields of Discovery” Artist Talk

1/16/2018: East City Arts: McLean Project for the Arts presents “Methods of Inquiry: Fields of Discovery” Group Exhibition

1/9/2018: Inside NOVA: McLean Project for the Arts to Open New Exhibition

12/16/2017: Inside NOVA: McLean Project for the Arts to Host Dance, Performance

12/15/2017: East City Arts: MPA to Feature Site-Specific Dance Performance, Panel Discussion as Part of “Nature as Prototype” Discussion

11/22/2017: Vienna and Oakton Connection: “Nature as Prototype” Presented in McLean

11/03/2017: DC Style is Real: McLean Project for the Arts Announces “Nature as Prototype” Exhibition Opening Nov. 9

11/02/2017: Falls Church News-Press: ‘Arts Night Out’ Slated for Nov. 16 in McLean
10/31/2017: Viva Tysons Magazine: MPA Unveiled MPA@ChainBridge

10/31/2017: Connection Newspapers: Letter to the Editor–Thank You, McLean

10/28/2017: Inside NOVA: McLean Project for the Arts Set to Open New Exhibition

10/4/2017: Inside NOVA: MPAartfest Draws a Crowd in McLean!

10/2/2017: Connection Newspapers: MPAartfest Celebrates Arts in McLean

9/28/2017: Things To Do This Weekend: MPAartfest in McLean

9/28/2017: Fun in Fairfax: October 2017 Events in Northern Virginia

9/28/2017: MPAartfest Returns to Central Park on October 1 with Art, Music, Food and Fun

9/26/2017: East City Art: MPAartfest Returns to McLean’s Central Park

9/17/2017: Inside NOVA: Mark Your Calendars for Annual Artfest in McLean

9/9/2017: Viva Tysons Magazine: MPAartfest in McLean Central Park

9/1/2017: Inside NOVA: MPA Names Gallery to Honor Pair of Benefactors

8/26/2017: Inside NOVA: McLean Project for the Arts Picks Up NEA Grant

8/25/2017: McLean Connection: Best of Dranesville District–Supervisor John W. Foust on Places He Would Like Newcomers to See

8/3/2017: Washington Post Style: In the Galleries: Synthetic Consumer Products Prove to be a Natural Medium

7/9/2017: Inside NOVA: McLean Project for the Arts Sets Date for Annual Artfest

June 2017: Galleries Magazine — Virginia Listings

6/28/2017: McLean Connection: ‘Strictly Painting in McLean’

6/20/2017: McLean Connection: House Paint and Risk Takers at McLean Project for the Arts

6/13/2017: East City Art: McLean Project for the Arts Presents ‘Strictly Painting 11’ Group Exhibition 

6/13/2017: Painterly Visions Blog: ‘Strictly Painting 11’ Opening Exhibition Reception

6/3/2017: Inside NOVA: McLean Project for the Arts to Open Latest ‘Strictly Painting’ Exhibition

5/25/2017: Washington Post Style: In the Galleries: Powerful Messages that Require Few Words

5/1/2017: Viva Tysons Magazine: McLean Project for the Arts Receives Dominion ArtStars Grant to Support Arts Education

5/1/2017: Inside NOVA: Spring benefit McLean Project for the Arts on May 18

4/24/2017: McLean Patch: MPA Spring Benefit 2017 Set for May 18

4/19/2017: Daily Campello Art News: Wanna Go to an Opening Tomorrow?

4/19/2017: East City Art: MPA@ChainBridge Presents With the Grain: Paintings by J.T. Kirkland

4/19/2017: DC Style is Real (Blog): McLean Project for the Arts Announces “With the Grain: Paintings by J.T. Kirkland” Reception April 20

3/15/2017: Inside NOVA: Artwork of McLean Students to be Featured in Exhibitions

3/14/2017: McLean Connection: McLean Project for the Arts Receives Dominion ArtStars Grant

3/7/2017: Inside NOVA: Dominion Grant Helps Fund McLean Project for the Arts Outreach Effort

2/23/2017: Fairfax County Times Arts Calendar

2/2/2017: The Hill is Home: McLean Project for the Arts and Washington Sculptors Group present “Sculpture Now 2017”

2/1/2017: McLean Connection: Sculpture Now 2017 Exhibit Opens in McLean

2/1/2017: McLean Connection: Arts Night Out Held in McLean

1/31/2017: DC Style is Real (Blog): McLean Project for the Arts, Washington Sculptors Group Announce Juried Exhibition Opening February 2

1/13/2017 Washington Post Style: In the Galleries: Finding New Ways to Take in the Natural World

1/13/2017 McLean Connection: McLean Project for the Arts to Open Three New Exhibitions

January 2017: Northern Virginia Magazine: A Second Helping of Art

1/10/2017: East City Art: McLean Project for the Arts Presents Three Concurrent Openings by Mary Walker, Alice Kresse and Alonzo Davis

1/6/2017: Inside NOVA: McLean Project for the Arts New Exhibitions Opening January 12

12/27/2016 Inside NOVA: Works by Local Photographer Feature Haunting, Moody Landscapes (Brian Trompeter)

12/15/2016 Washington Post Style: In the Galleries: A ‘Homage to Hillary’ is Repurposed (Mark Jenkins)

12/1/2016 Inside NOVA: McLean Project for Arts readies temporary space for its debut 

10/5/2016 Connection Newspapers: McLean: MPAartfest Draws 51 Artists, 4,000 Visitors (Steve Hibbard)

9/29/2016 Fairfax County Times: MPA Artfest celebrates 10th year on Oct. 2 (Janet Rems)

8/12/2016 Inside NOVA (Sun Gazette) Students Fill Summer Break with Drawing-Fundamentals Class (Brian Trompeter)

7/20/2016 Inside NOVA (Sun Gazette): New MPA Chief looks for efficiencies, preps for relocation (Brian Trompeter)

2/11/2016 Washington Post: Artists prove that bombing in Baghdad was not the end of street of bookseller (Mark Jenkins)

1/28/2016 Inside NOVA (Sun Gazette): MPA showcasing Middle Eastern art, nature paintings (Brian Trompeter)

1/27/2016 Washington PostYou can have your craft beer and paint it, too (Kara Elder)

12/15/2015 Northern Virginia Magazine: Susan Corrigan: Executive Director a the McLean Project for the Arts (Winn Duvall)

12/2/2015 Inside NOVA (Sun Gazette): Colorful abstracts, quirky photos on view at MPA 

10/16/2015 The Washington Post: In the galleries: Melding sound and art (Mark Jenkins) 

9/25/2015 McLean, VA Patch: McLean Project for the Arts Brings MPAartfest Back to McLean Central Park

8/6/2015 The Washington Post: Fairfax County news in brief

7/17/2015 The Washington Post: In the galleries: ‘Strictly Painting’ is anything but (Mark Jenkins)

7/2/2015 Inside NOVA: (Sun Gazette): Fundraiser to benefit McLean Project for the Arts

July/August 2015 Home and Design Magazine: Visual Poetry – Once  a Scientist, Alex Tolstoy Now Explores the Wondrous World of Water Color (Tina Coplan)

5/18/2015 The Washington Post: In this Arlington middle school class, teaching math really is an art

4/29/2015 Inside NOVA: (Sun Gazette):  MPA exhibits interpret nature in video, paper, encaustics

4/20/2015 The Atlantic CityLab:  America’s Leading Creative Class Cities in 2015

3/4/2015 Inside NOVA/Sun Gazette: New MPA leader aims to evaluate programming; bolster fundraising

March-April 2015 Viva Tysons Magazine: Two Sides of Artist David Carlson

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