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October 2017

Public Art Walking Tour and Coffee

October 3 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Lake Anne Plaza, 1609 Washington Plaza W
Reston, VA 20190 United States
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Public Art Reston, in collaboration with Reston Association, is hosting a walking tour of Lake Anne's public art led by Art Historian Phoebe Avery. The wlak will last approximately one hour and will begin with coffee at the Lake Anne Coffee House. Free to attend, must be registered. Register at www.restonwebtrac.org

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Farewell to Patrick Dougherty’s A Bird in the Hand

October 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Greater Reston Arts Center, 12001 Market Street, Suite #103
Reston, VA 20190 United States
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Free

Join us at the Closing Celebration of the temporary public artwork A Bird in the Hand by Patrick Dougherty! The event, hosted in collaboration with Greater Reston Arts Center, will feature stick and nest-inspired art projects, dance performances sponsored by Reston Community Center, and a brief speaking program. Artists from Gin Dance Company developed exceptional choreography connected to the sculpture and will present an encore performance at 11:30am. Peabody Award winning director Rebekah Wingert-Jabi’s insightful short documentary film about A Bird in the Hand will…

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Reston: The Art of Community Exhibition

October 14 - November 26
Reston Historic Trust and Museum, 1639 Washington Plaza
Reston, VA 20190 United States
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Free

Reston: The Art of Community, a freestanding exhibit developed by Public Art Reston in collaboration with the Reston Historic Trust & Museum, showcases the planned community’s collection of outdoor sculptures and public artworks. The exhibit is presented as part of Public Art Reston's 10th anniversary celebration, as they continue in their mission to inspire an ongoing commitment to public art and create a new generation of artworks in Reston. The programs of Public Art Reston and the Reston Historic Trust & Museum are…

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Reston: The Art of Community Reception and Film Program

October 26 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Reston Historic Trust and Museum, 1639 Washington Plaza
Reston, VA 20190 United States
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Free

Public Art Reston and Reston Historic Trust & Museum will co-host a reception to celebrate the exhibit Reston: The Art of Community at the Reston Historic Trust & Museum at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm. The reception will be followed by a screening of Peabody Award winning director Rebekah Wingert-Jabi's Fun, Beauty, Fantasy: Reston's Public Art and A Bird in the Hand – Patrick Dougherty’s Sculptural Installation in Reston, VA (2015) at the Jo Ann Rose Gallery at Reston Community Center Lake Anne at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm. The program will…

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November 2017

Public Art Reston 10th Anniversary Birthday Party

November 9 @ 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Aperture, 11410 Reston Station Blvd
Reston, VA 20190 United States
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$25

In 2007, a group of community leaders, professionals, and civic leaders who represent Reston’s key community organizations – sought to inspire a new commitment to public art that builds on Reston’s tradition of supporting community arts and culture. They established the organization Initiative for Public Art – Reston, a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering community discourse and education about public art, creating new expectations about the possibilities for art in the public realm, and cultivating a new generation of artworks…

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