Explore Reston’s public art collection of over 81 permanent and temporary artworks and learn about upcoming public art projects. More than 31 public artworks have been realized since 2010 in Reston, which follow the Public Art Reston review process and have been guided by the vision of the Public Art Master Plan for Reston adopted in 2008.
Public Art Reston offers multiple ways to discover and enjoy these artworks from home or while getting some fresh air during this period of physical distancing:
Download the map of Reston to find the location of the artworks
View videos and Public Art Reston films on YouTube
The inaugural Tour de Hunter Mill on Saturday, May 15th features public art! Participants on the Family Route, a five-mile ride around Reston Association pathways, will pass 6 public artworks. Volunteers will be ready to answer questions and stamp a bookmark-size “Public Art Passport” for riders (and walkers). All are welcome to stop by the Public Art Reston table from 9:00am-1:30pm at the event hub at Reston Community Center Hunters Woods.
Part and Parcel is on the Lake Thoreau spillway. This is the 7th temporary public sculpture realized by the South Lakes High School STEAM Team. Click here to learn more about this impactful public art project. Click here to watch videos about the project by Sean Bahrami on our YouTube channel.
Public Art Explorer program: Playful content about art and artists along with engaging art activities for the whole family to do at home or while “exploring” the public artworks found at various locations throughout Reston. Don’t miss our Public Art Activities page for more ways to discover public art in Reston!
Public Art Reston is funded in part through generous support from these organizations, foundations, and corporations.