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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

Founder’s Day

Saturday, April 8, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

This year celebrate the 56th Anniversity of the founding of Reston at the Lake Anne Village Center. Take part in our Public Art Walking Tour and screen the film Fun, Beauty, Fantasy: Reston’s Public Art by Peabody-award winning director Rebekah Wingert-Jabi.

The 15-minute documentary will be screened continuously from 11:00 a.m. to Noon at the Jo Ann Rose Gallery at RCC Lake Anne. The Public Art Walking Tour led by art historian Phoebe Avery will begin at 12:30 p.m. in front of RCC Lake Anne. Please click here for more information about Founder’s Day.


Blackbeard’s Ball to Support South Lakes High School STEAM Team
Saturday, April 22, 6:00 p.m.

The Rotary Club of Reston is hosting its annual Blackbeard’s Ball in support of the Lake Thoreau Spillway Project by our own South Lakes High School STEAM Team. Reserve tickets or sponsor at



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.