Monday, May 13, 2013

MPA and VMFA Present a Talk on Pop Art and Beyond at The Alden

McLean Project for the Arts in partnership with the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts will present a Power Point lecture on the work of Tom Wesselmann at The Alden on June 7 at 7:30 pm. VMFA Deputy Director Robin Nicholson will talk about this remarkable exhibition currently running at the VMFA. Famous for his Great American Nude series, American painter Tom Wesselmann (1931 – 2004) is widely regarded as one of the leading figures in the vanguard of American Pop Art. Mr. Nicholson will also give a sneak preview of the upcoming VMFA exhibition "Hollywood Costume".

The Alden is located in the McLean Community Center at 1234 Ingleside Avenue in McLean.

Free, tickets required and limited in number. Contact Ellen Face at or 703-790-1953 to reserve your tickets now.

McLean Project for the Arts is a non-profit visual arts center founded in 1962 to exhibit the work of emerging and established regional artists. In addition to its program of high quality, professionally-curated art exhibitions, MPA offers art classes for children and adults taught by professional art instructors. MPA also presents the Art Reach program for area schools, gallery talks, and day trips to area museums and galleries. MPA is a partner with the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

For more information, visit or cal 703-790-1953

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