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 Nov 2020
    • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (EST)
    • Online via Zoom
    • 66

    Please join MAA and judge Eric Millikin for the announcement of our November Abstracts Exhibition awards. Eric will give out awards and will provide remarks about the show overall and the selected winning works. Eric is an award winning conceptual activist artist who integrates multiple input and display media to create artwork that is accessible and intellectual; check out his visually impactful website -

    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.

    • 11 Nov 2020
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EST)
    • Via Zoom
    • 67

    Will your artwork stand the test of time?  
    What painting practices and materials are best to keep your artwork pristine decade after decade?  If you have asked these questions, then you don't want to miss this tutorial.

    Jay Krueger is the senior conservator of modern paintings and head of the painting conservation department at the National Gallery of Art. He is a past president of the American Institute for Conservation and a founding board member of Voices in Contemporary Art, an organization that brings artists, curators, and conservators into conversation about preservation issues. 

    Jay will provide a brief overview of painting conservation at the Gallery, present a few recent projects, and have plenty of time to respond to member’s questions about painting materials and techniques. 

    Please have your art conservation questions ready!


    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.

    • 1 Dec 2020
    • (EST)
    • 31 Dec 2020
    • (EST)
    • Online
    • 100

    Registration is open November 12 - 19, 2020

    In the absence of our regular in-person art shows, MAA is hosting several online exhibits in 2020. Each exhibit will include judging, awards, and artist's salons. The above work is the award winning "Dejeuner" by Jen Barlow.

    The December show category is Still Life.  Each MAA Member can submit one artwork in this exhibit. PLEASE NOTE: All artwork in MAA exhibits must be available for sale and must not have received an award at any previous MAA exhibit. MAA manages sales, including sales tax and 20% commission.

    We are honored to have as judge for this exhibit award winning still life painter and teacher Hedi Moran. Check out her beautiful florals!

    Recognition will be made for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places as well as honorable mentions. The Award presentation will be held via Zoom in early December. The judge will present the awards as well as give her perspectives on the entire exhibit and the specific art pieces that are receiving awards.

    Please refer to the Show Prospectus for full information.

Past events

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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