Why join

Why join the Montgomery Art Association? For many reasons!

Shows: Our group shows allow members to display and sell their work and win prizes from our professional artist judges. More than 3,000 people attended our 2018 Paint the Town Labor Day Show, and we offer 8-10 other shows per year.

Education: You’ll learn from professional training workshops, presentations and lectures at our monthly meetings. Our members have a range of experiences—from those just starting out to long-time professionals—and work in varying styles with many media.  Joining MAA is a great way to exposed to new ways of working.

Special events: We offer a number of special events, including field trips, paintouts/sketching days, attendance at conferences and more.

Promotion: Not only will you learn how to promote your own work, but you’ll also have an opportunity to promote your work through our channels, including our online gallery and monthly newsletter.

Networking: With artists from across the Greater Washington area, our organization provides incredible networking opportunities, whether it’s during one of our shows or field trips or via social media.

Community support: MAA contributes to the community through our scholarship program, city and town events, donations, and outreach events.