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McLean Project for Arts to feature student artwork

The McLean Project for the Art will have artwork by local students on display at the Ramp Gallery, located at the MPA’s headquarters at the McLean Community Center. The exhibition, on display through Nov. 1, showcases work created by students...

New exhibition spotlights works of educator-artists

If variety is the spice of life, the latest exhibit at McLean Project for the Arts (MPA) is the artistic equivalent of a pot of extra-hot chili. “Continuum: Artists Teaching Artists” features everything from paintings, paper sculptures, cast-glass creations and...

New MPA exhibition focuses on art educators

McLean Project for the Arts will open its fall exhibition – “Continuum: Artists Teaching Artists” – on Sept. 16, with an opening reception slated for Sept. 22 and an artist talk planned for Oct. 13. The exhibition includes the work...

New MPA exhibition focuses on creative use of wood

Whether wooden sculptures assembled layer by layer or colorful assemblages made from quilt batting, the latest exhibits at the McLean Project for Arts (MPA) are tactile tributes to the artists’ creativity. “Intersectional Painting: Works by Sheila Crider” now is on...

McLean Project for Arts sets dates of major 2022 events

The McLean Project for the Arts has announced plans for two major events in 2022. The arts organization’s spring benefit will be held on Thursday, May 19 at a private residence in McLean, while the organization’s 60th-anniversary gala, to take...

Plan for arts center at Clemyjontri Park moves forward

Fairfax County Park Authority Board members on Jan. 12 unanimously approved a master-plan revision that will allow for future construction of a McLean Project for the Arts (MPA) gallery and educational building at Clemyjontri Park in McLean. Clemyjontri Park’s original...

McLean Project for Arts opens new exhibitions

McLean Project for the Arts will open its two newest exhibitions on Dec. 2, keeping them on display through Feb. 19. “Give and Take: Building Form” (found in the Emerson Gallery) will showcase abstract wood sculptures by Emilie Benes Brzezinski,...

New exhibition features wide-ranging styles

Formed from selections made by two jurors, McLean Project for the Arts’ (MPA) “(Not) Strictly Painting” exhibit encompasses a wide range of artworks – from paintings and sculptures to installations – and showcases distinctive artistic styles. The exhibit, which opened...

Student artwork sought for MPAartfest

The McLean Project for the Arts is seeking submission of youth artwork for the 15th annual Children’s Art Walk, to be presented as part of MPAartfest slated for Oct. 3 at McLean Central Park. The show, sponsored by the New...
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