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Public Art Reston seeks to inspire an ongoing commitment to public art and create a new generation of artworks in Reston.

Our New Name

Please excuse our limited website content, we are currently undergoing a website update. 2017 marks the 10th Anniversary of the founding of the Initiative for Public Art—Reston, and to celebrate this milestone we are having a rebranding, complete with a new website and name change. We are now known as Public Art Reston. Please continue to check in as our website updates and join our mailing list to stay up-to- date with us during this milestone year!

Upcoming Events

Chalk on the Water
Saturday, June 10 and Sunday, June 11, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

It’s that time of year again! This June, we will be hosting our annual Chalk on the Water at Lake Anne! Registration is open now in the categories of Family/Elementary ($10), Family/Junior High and High School ($10), Amateur Artist ($15), and Professional Artist ($15).

Prizes will be awarded in each category! Please see for more information on the event, registration, and prizes.





Public Art Reston is a 2017 Top-Rated Nonprofit
Once again, Public Art Reston has been named as a 2017 Top-Rated Nonprofit by GreatNonprofits! Read people are saying about us here.



Reston’s Public Art Collection is on Public Art Archive
Public Art Reston facilitated the addition of the Reston public art collection to the national database Public Art Archive. Now, Reston public artworks can be accessed, mapped, and explored through the internationally accessible online archive. Please click here to access the database online and search “Reston, VA” to see the collection.