McLean Project for the Arts (MPA) is pleased to announce that Dranesville Supervisor John W. Foust and his wife, Dr. Marilyn Jerome, will be the honorary chairs for this year’s MPAartfest, to take place Sunday, Oct. 3 from 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
MPAartfest will be held at McLean Central Park (1468 Dolley Madison Blvd., McLean) and features the show and sale of fine art and crafts by 42 selected artists. In addition to fine art for sale, there will be the Children’s ArtWalk, highlighting the artwork of K – 6 students from public and private schools in McLean, sponsored by the McLean Community Foundation; the Children’s ArtTent, where kids can create their own works of art, coordinated by the New Dominion Women’s Club; and demonstrations of Live Model Drawing from MPA’s Open Studio.
There will be live music in the park’s Gazebo featuring McLean’s own Scott Ramminger and the Crawstickers, musicians and chorus from the Potomac School and other performing arts groups.
MPAartfest is free to attend, although MPA appreciates a $5 donation. For more information, visit www.mpaart.org or call 703-790-1953.