ARTS

On October 7, 2018 McLean Central Park came alive once again as MPAartfest, now in its 12th year, offered something for guests of all ages. Selected by Sunshine Artist Magazine as one of the Top 100 Fine Art and Design Shows in the USA, the festival featured the work of nearly 40 selected artists, creative […]

Making space in life to create VivaTysons and VivaReston Art Director Mary Jeanne Cincotta balances a life as wife, mother, graphic artist, and part-time gardener, along with recently returning to her love of creating original art. While that sounds time-challenging, her belief is that one simply has to make room in life to pursue one’s […]

In conjunction with Tysons Corner Center, local artist and winner of the $100,000 International Robot Art Competition, Pindar Van Arman, will put on an art installation  commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Tysons Corner Center entitled “Tysons: Then and Now” at Tysons Corner Center. The installation will begin September 6th in Fashion Court at Tysons Corner […]

A new way to experience the artisan culture of Virginia I was browsing through the regional travel brochures at the Occoquan Visitors Center recently, when I came across a series of trails that I knew nothing about…the Virginia Artisan Trails. I had to learn more. As members of the Virginia Artisan Trail Network, various communities [...]

When driving down the road with her husband at the wheel, photographer Julie Cochran has been known to yell out, “Stop the car!” because she sees something that would make a good picture. Cochran was a transportation attendant at Fairfax County Public Schools for more than 25 years. When she stopped working, she took some […]

The McLean Project for the Arts will host its annual MPAartfest on Sunday, October 1, from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm at McLean Central Park. During MPAartfest, Central Park is transformed into a lively landscape of mini art galleries showcasing and offering the work of acclaimed artists throughout the Mid-Atlantic region for sale. What: MPAartfest […]