Montgomery Art Association

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Shows & Events

    • 1 Oct 2020
    • (EDT)
    • 30 Nov 2020
    • (EST)
    • Online
    • 46

    In the absence of our regular in-person art shows, MAA is hosting several members-nly online exhibits in 2020. Each exhibit includes judging, awards, and artist's salons. 

    The October show category is Portraits, split into People and Animal Portraits. 

    See the show

    • 1 Dec 2020
    • (EST)
    • 31 Dec 2020
    • (EST)
    • Online
    • 30

    Please visit our online gallery December 1-January 31 to see our judged Still Life Exhibition -- the last of six judged competitions in 2020.

    The association was honored to have as judge for this exhibit award-winning still life painter and instructor Hedi Moran. Check out her beautiful florals.

    • 1 Dec 2020
    • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (EST)
    • Online via Zoom
    • 45
    Register

    Please join MAA and judge Hedi Moran for the announcement of our December Still Life Exhibition awards. Hedi will give out awards and will provide remarks about the show overall and the selected winning works. Hedi is an award winning still life artist and instructor who integrates light and vibrant colors. You can review Hedi's background here.

    This event is free and will be held on Zoom. The Zoom link will be sent to registrants in their confirmation emails, with a reminder coming your way the day before the event.

    Please note that for Zoom, we can only accept 100 Zoom participants, giving preference to participants in the exhibit. Learn more about how to use Zoom on this page.

    • 9 Dec 2020
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EST)
    • Via Zoom
    • 78
    Register

    Learn how to add a little extra to your art through found objects and collaboration.

    VET is a native Texas artist who incorporates environmental recycling awareness through her artwork, commissions, and workshops.  Her muralists and art installations combine the aesthetics of fine art with an inventive application of found objects.  In addition to her wide variety of cultural-based and educational arts programs, she always shares innovative ways to re-think, re-purpose and re-design discarded items.   Vet  will be discussing how to incorporate found objects in your artwork and the benefits of collaborating with other artists. 

    VET has been touring nationally and regionally for over 25 years where she offers hands-on classes, workshops and other customized programming.  She is a graduate of the University of Texas Dallas (BA Arts & Performance). VET’s work has been on exhibit throughout the U.S., Mexico, Canada and Africa; and the recipient of numerous grants that include The National Endowment of the Arts (NEA), Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA), Dallas Cultural Vitality Program, Dallas Community Fund Project, Dallas Community Artist, TACA CultureBank, MetLife Foundation, and Urban Genesis.


     

    Zoom info: The workshop will be held via Zoom. For security reasons, the Zoom link is provided to registrants in your confirmation email and in the reminder email we'll send you the day before.

    • 13 Jan 2021
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EST)
    • Online at zoom
    • 6
    Registration is closed

    This January and February we will likely be cozied up in our studios, hopefully, happily creating.  Welcome to Cozy Member Months!  We are going to use this opportunity to get to know our fellow MAA members better with Studio Tours (via zoom) of our workspaces and Member Critiques of our artwork.

    Would you like to welcome guests virtually to your studio?  Show off your space and give everyone a little tour and explain where the magic happens?  If so, this is the page to sign up to share your studio and  If you're looking to RSVP to just view the session and receive a reminder email the night before, please visit this separate page.

    For both January and February we will invite 6 members each month to show off their space within the hour block.  Everyone is invited to watch the Studio Tours, which we’ll broadcast online as Zoom webinars.

    Guidelines

    • You must be an MAA member to participate in the studio tour series.
    • We have 6 spots each for January and February, a total of 12 spots.
    • Sign ups are first-come, first-served; we’ll have a small waiting list for each session in case someone has to drop out.
    • Please do not sign up to give more than one studio tour; we want to ensure that many members get this opportunity.
    • Members are welcomed to watch the critique sessions. Sign up to watch the session here and receive a reminder email that morning.
    • 13 Jan 2021
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EST)
    • Online via zoom
    Registration is closed

    Come see where the magic happens!  Your fellow MAA artists will give you a virtual tour and show you around their studios.  Get to know your local artists and ask questions about their studio setups.

    This is the RSVP page to view the January 13th Members Studio Tour. By RSVPing, you'll receive a reminder email the night before the event. If you'd like give a tour of your studio in January, please visit this separate page.

    About the tour: This January and February we will likely be cozied up in our studios, hopefully, happily creating.  Welcome to Cozy Member Months!  We are going to use this opportunity to get to know our fellow MAA members better with Studio Tours (via zoom) of our workspaces and Member Critiques of our artwork.


    • 16 Jan 2021
    • (EST)
    • 27 Feb 2021
    • (EST)
    • Art Enables, 2204 Rhode Island Ave. NE, in DC; and online
    • 35
    Registration is closed


    We are pleased to provide an opportunity for an in-person exhibition at Art Enables in DC. Our second show at the Art Enables gallery will run January 16-February 27, 2021, providing a socially distanced art viewing experience in-person and in a companion online gallery. Thirty-five works are accepted into this show, and drop-off will be managed in a way that keeps you and gallery staff safe.

    At a Glance

    • Eligible media: Oil, acrylic, watercolor, mixed media, pastel, encaustic, drawing/ink mediums, and 3D works.  All must be securely wired for hanging on a wall. 

    • Subject: Any of your choice.

    • Number of pieces allowed: Maximum of one entry per member up to a maximum of 35 works. Let us know if you would like to enter an additional work if there is space. 

    • Membership: You must be a Montgomery Art Association member in good standing to enter this show.

    • Entry fee: $5 per work (nonrefundable)

    Key Dates

    • Registration open: December 1-28 (or earlier, if maximum capacity of 35 works is reached)

    • Drop off: Tuesday, January 5 through Friday, January 8, 9:30 am-5 pm

    • Show dates: Saturday, January 16 through Saturday, February 27, 2021 

    • Pick up unsold artwork: Monday, March 1 through Wednesday, March 3, 9:30 am to 5 pm 

    All dates are subject to change; we will inform participating artists by email if anything changes.

    About Art Enables: Art Enables is a DC nonprofit that provides creative and vocational training to artists with disabilities. The organization also runs two art galleries, and a portion of proceeds from sales goes to support Art Enables’ mission. Our show is in the Off-Rhode Gallery at 2204 Rhode Island Ave. NE, just south of DC's Brookland neighborhood.

    Prospectus: Please refer to the Show Prospectus for full information. All registrants must affirm they have read the prospectus before registration will be accepted. Read the prospectus.

    • 27 Jan 2021
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EST)
    • Online at zoom
    • 10
    Registration is closed

    This January and February we will likely be cozied up in our studios, hopefully, happily creating.  Welcome to Cozy Member Months!  We are going to use this opportunity to get to know our fellow MAA members better with Studio Tours (via zoom) of our workspaces and Member Critiques of our artwork.

    Would you like your work critiqued but other MAA members?   Need help working through a difficult piece of art?  Interested in hearing feedback from other MAA members? Then this is the event for you.  If you're looking to RSVP to just view the session and receive a reminder email the night before, please visit this separate page.

    For both January and February we will invite 10 members each month to show their work within the hour block.  Everyone is invited to watch the MAA Critique Sessions, which we’ll broadcast online as Zoom webinars.

    What to Say When Asked for a Critique — Mina Roy

    Guidelines

    • You must be an MAA member to participate in the studio tour series.
    • We have 10 spots each for January and February, a total of 20 spots.
    • Sign ups are first-come, first-served; we’ll have a small waiting list for each session in case someone has to drop out.
    • Please do not sign up for more than one critique; we want to ensure that many members get this opportunity.
    • Members are welcomed to watch the critique sessions. Sign up to watch the session here and receive a reminder email that morning.


    • 27 Jan 2021
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EST)
    • Online at zoom
    • 90
    Registration is closed

    Please join us to watch (and chime in) for our MAA Member Art Critique in January!

    This is the RSVP page to view the January 27th MAA Member Critique. By RSVPing, you'll receive a reminder email the night before the event. If you'd like to have your artwork critiqued, please visit this separate page.

    This January and February we will likely be cozied up in our studios, hopefully, happily creating.  Welcome to Cozy Member Months!  We are going to use this opportunity to get to know our fellow MAA members better with Studio Tours (via zoom) of our workspaces and Member Critiques of our artwork.What to Say When Asked for a Critique — Mina Roy 



    • 10 Feb 2021
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EST)
    • Online via zoom
    Registration is closed

    Come see where the magic happens!  Your fellow MAA artists will give you a virtual tour and show you around their studios.  Get to know your local artists and ask questions about their studio setups.

    This is the RSVP page to view the February 10th Members Studio Tour. By RSVPing, you'll receive a reminder email the night before the event. If you'd like give a tour of your studio in February, please visit this separate page.

    About the tour: This January and February we will likely be cozied up in our studios, hopefully, happily creating.  Welcome to Cozy Member Months!  We are going to use this opportunity to get to know our fellow MAA members better with Studio Tours (via zoom) of our workspaces and Member Critiques of our artwork.


    • 10 Feb 2021
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EST)
    • Online at zoom
    • 6
    Registration is closed

    This January and February we will likely be cozied up in our studios, hopefully, happily creating.  Welcome to Cozy Member Months!  We are going to use this opportunity to get to know our fellow MAA members better with Studio Tours (via zoom) of our workspaces and Member Critiques of our artwork.

    Would you like to welcome guests virtually to your studio?  Show off your space and give everyone a little tour and explain where the magic happens?  If so, this is the page to sign up to share your studio and  If you're looking to RSVP to just view the session and receive a reminder email the night before, please visit this separate page.

    For both January and February we will invite 6 members each month to show off their space within the hour block.  Everyone is invited to watch the Studio Tours, which we’ll broadcast online as Zoom webinars.

    Guidelines

    • You must be an MAA member to participate in the studio tour series.
    • We have 6 spots each for January and February, a total of 12 spots.
    • Sign ups are first-come, first-served; we’ll have a small waiting list for each session in case someone has to drop out.
    • Please do not sign up to give more than one studio tour; we want to ensure that many members get this opportunity.
    • Members are welcomed to watch the critique sessions. Sign up to watch the session here and receive a reminder email that morning.
    • 24 Feb 2021
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EST)
    • Online at zoom
    • 10
    Registration is closed

    This January and February we will likely be cozied up in our studios, hopefully, happily creating.  Welcome to Cozy Member Months!  We are going to use this opportunity to get to know our fellow MAA members better with Studio Tours (via zoom) of our workspaces and Member Critiques of our artwork.

    Would you like your work critiqued but other MAA members?   Need help working through a difficult piece of art?  Interested in hearing feedback from other MAA members? Then this is the event for you.  If you're looking to RSVP to just view the session and receive a reminder email the night before, please visit this separate page.

    For both January and February we invite 10 members each month to show their work within the hour block.  Everyone is invited to watch the MAA Critique Sessions, which we’ll broadcast online as Zoom webinars.

    What to Say When Asked for a Critique — Mina Roy

    Guidelines

    • You must be an MAA member to participate in the studio tour series.
    • We have 10 spots each for January and February, a total of 20 spots.
    • Sign ups are first-come, first-served; we’ll have a small waiting list for each session in case someone has to drop out.
    • Please do not sign up for more than one critique; we want to ensure that many members get this opportunity.
    • Members are welcomed to watch the critique sessions. Sign up to watch the session here and receive a reminder email that morning.


    • 24 Feb 2021
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EST)
    • Online at zoom
    • 90
    Registration is closed

    Please join us to watch (and chime in) for our MAA Member Art Critique in January!

    This is the RSVP page to view the February 24th MAA Member Critique. By RSVPing, you'll receive a reminder email the night before the event. If you'd like to have your artwork critiqued, please visit this separate page.

    This January and February we will likely be cozied up in our studios, hopefully, happily creating.  Welcome to Cozy Member Months!  We are going to use this opportunity to get to know our fellow MAA members better with Studio Tours (via zoom) of our workspaces and Member Critiques of our artwork.What to Say When Asked for a Critique — Mina Roy 



Past events

11 Nov 2020 Tutorial: Art Conservation with NGA's Jay Krueger
1 Nov 2020 Abstracts Exhibit Award Reception
14 Oct 2020 Member Meeting and Tutorial: Hard Decisions Galleries Make with Lesley Lundgren
1 Oct 2020 Portrait Exhibit Award Reception
9 Sep 2020 Tutorial: Urban Sketching with Sudeep Kumar
1 Sep 2020 Plein Air Exhibit Award Reception
31 Aug 2020 RESCHEDULED - Tutorial: Stretches and Exercises for Artists
16 Aug 2020 Urban Landscapes Artist Salons
12 Aug 2020 Cancelled - Tutorial: Stretches and Exercises for Artists
1 Aug 2020 Urban Landscapes Award Reception
8 Jul 2020 Tutorial: Photoshop for Artists
2 Jul 2020 Natural Landscapes Award Reception
24 Jun 2020 Creative Expressions Artists' Salon
7 Jun 2020 Creative Expressions Award Reception
1 Jun 2020 Creative Expressions Online Exhibit
29 May 2020 Watch Critique Session with Gonzalo Ruiz Navarro
11 May 2020 Our Stories Salon: Interactive Art Conversation
1 May 2020 Our Stories: An Online Exhibition
15 Apr 2020 Watch Critique Session with Susan Abbott
6 Apr 2020 Free Class: Setting Up and Painting a Successful Still Life
2 Apr 2020 Sign Up for a Critique with Glen Kessler
2 Apr 2020 Watch Critique Session with Glen Kessler
16 Mar 2020 Plein Air Painting: Peony Gardens at Seneca Creek State Park
11 Mar 2020 March Member Meeting
1 Mar 2020 Reception: Colorful Explorations
23 Feb 2020 3rd Sketch and Jazz Night
21 Feb 2020 Glenstone Museum Visit
12 Feb 2020 February Member Meeting
25 Jan 2020 Oasis Gallery Reception
8 Jan 2020 January Member Meeting
11 Dec 2019 December Member Meeting
13 Nov 2019 November 2019 Member Meeting
2 Nov 2019 Plein Air Painting at Tusculum Farm in Laytonsville
18 Oct 2019 Plein Air Painting at Black Ankle Vineyards
16 Oct 2019 October 2019 Member Meeting
20 Sep 2019 Sketch Night at AMP by Strathmore
8 Sep 2019 The Meeting House Gallery Reception
31 Aug 2019 Kensington Paint The Town Show Reception
31 Aug 2019 Paint the Town Labor Day Show (Aug 31-Sept 2)
31 Aug 2019 The Meeting House Gallery Show (through Nov 2)
31 Aug 2019 Annual Plein Air Competition at the Paint the Town Labor Day Show
10 Aug 2019 Baltimore Museum of Art Docent-Led Tour
2 Aug 2019 Artists & Makers Gallery Show Reception
30 Jul 2019 Artists & Makers Gallery Show (through Aug 28)
20 Jul 2019 Brookside Gardens: The Nature of Art (through Aug 18)
14 Jul 2019 Ranazul Restaurant Summer Show Reception
7 Jul 2019 Ranazul Restaurant Summer Show
9 Jun 2019 Creative Expressions reception
8 May 2019 May Member Meeting
4 May 2019 May 4 Field Trip to See Frida Kahlo Exhibit in Brooklyn, NY
1 May 2019 Kensington Library May Exhibit
10 Apr 2019 April Member Meeting
13 Mar 2019 March Member Meeting
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