The exhibition “Reston: The Art of Community”, a freestanding exhibit, developed in collaboration with the Reston Museum, is comprised of panels that showcase the planned community’s collection of outdoor sculptures and public art projects.

The documentary film Fun, Beauty, Fantasy: Reston’s Public Art was developed to accompany the exhibit.

The exhibition was shown at:
Reston Historic Trust & Museum, October 14, 2017 – November 26, 2017.

Presented in collaboration with the Reston Historic Trust & Museum 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.

Find the Reston: the Art of Community publication on

The programs of Public Art Reston and the Reston Historic Trust & Museum are supported in part by the Reston Community Center.

Dulles International Airport, October 2013 – September 3, 2014. 
View the three-minute video about Reston’s public art on the TVs above the baggage claim belts. 
IPAR wishes to thank the following individuals for their help with the exhibition project at Dulles International Airport: Margaret A. Bishop, Community Relations Manager, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority; Rebekah Wingert-Jabi, Film Director, Storycatcher Productions; Brian Scarbrough, Composer; Jeanne Krohn, Krohn Design; Jen Sterling, Red Thinking; Sean Bahrami, Media Manager, Reston Association.
Booklet Sponsors: Reston Association, Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce, Pat and Steve Macintyre, Alan and Janet Rems.
University of Maryland Kibel Gallery, School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation,  January 25 – May 10, 2013.
Reston Museum, 1639 Washington Plaza at Lake Anne, Reston, VA. September 15 – November 11, 2012.
Photos of exhibit at the Kibel Gallery, University of Maryland. Photos: Kristen Fox
Short documentary produced by the Initiative for Public Art – Reston (IPAR) and directed by Rebekah Wingert-Jabi. The film was developed to accompany the exhibition about Reston’s public art titled Reston: The Art of Community. It includes historic footage and information about the sculptures and fountains at Lake Anne and Reston Town Center, as well as the mosaic work at the Glade Drive underpass. The documentary also includes interviews with Reston’s founder, Robert Simon, artists Saint Clair Cemin, Caio Fonseca, and Valerie Theberge, and others in the community.
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PROJECT PARTNERS: Public Art Reston and Reston Museum
EXHIBITION SPONSORS: We would like to thank our sponsors: Steve & Pat Macintyre, Comstock, Friends of Lake Anne, Cleveland Coaching Group – Karen & Jim Cleveland, Charles A. Veatch Family.
Public Art Reston and Reston Museum programs are presented with the support of Reston Community Center.