Montgomery Art Association

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By joining MAA, you become a part of one of the longest-running arts communities in the Greater DC area. You'll get to participate in our shows and educational opportunities and network with friendly and like-minded fine artists.

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More than 150 Artists to Exhibit at Labor Day Show

MAA's annual three-day Paint the Town Labor Day Show will take place at the Kensington Historic Armory, 3710 Mitchell St., Kensington, MD, September 3-5. The event is free and open to the public.

The judged art show features hundreds of pieces of artwork by 150 member artists from the DC area. All works are for sale; included are original paintings, sculpture, and photography as well as prints and notecards. We'll also offer live demos, food trucks, and live music.

DC contemporary artist Lenny Campello serves as judge. Best in Show goes to the first-place winner of the Kensington category. Alden Schofeld (right) won that honor in 2021.

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Sign up for our Sept. 3 Plein Air Painting Competition
Prizes awarded to top youth adult artists; open to all in the community

DC-area children and adults are invited to join our one-day plein air painting competition in Kensington, Maryland on Saturday, September 3 from 7 am-3 pm. 

Dozens of artists participate, populating such spots as the farmers market, historic train station, Antiques Row and Bertha Clum Park to make their works. Prizes are awarded to the top youth and adult artists.

Free for children under 18, $10 for adults. Fees support MAA's arts education mission.

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A Taste of Summer at Windridge Vineyards

The art is as refreshing as the wine in the tasting room at Windridge Vineyards. Nineteen MAA artists are on exhibit in our latest installation. Drop by the vineyard in Darnestown, Maryland, anytime!

In our Many Interpretations Online Gallery: 'Contrast'

Drawn to the contrast created by the window cutouts at Doge's Palace in Venice, italy, Ruth Lampi created this painting Shadows of DogesSee Ruth's work up close, and other pieces of contrast, in our "Many Interpretations" online gallery. 

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