Arts Herndon Presents: Third Thursdays Arts Crawl

MARK YOUR CALENDAR for the third Thursday of every month, April through September 6-9 p.m. when Arts Herndon joins with our Partners in the Arts, local downtown businesses, to produce the Third Thursdays Arts Crawl Series.

During the monthly event, local and regional artists, artisans, performers and the public engage in and experience the arts. Join in the festive atmosphere; purchase one-of-a-kind handcrafted items; try a free dance or instrument lesson; watch an art demonstration or listen to great live music. Events are located at various venues in downtown Herndon. Start your Arts Crawl journey at ArtSpace Herndon, The Green Lizard, Monroe Street Studios, Jimmy’s Old Town Tavern or Town Hall Plaza and follow the Arts Crawl map around town. Admission is free and most participating businesses offer complimentary food samples.

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Technology+Art=NOW

On May 24 at ArtSpace Herndon, Fairfax County High School students will compete to win Arts Herndon scholarships in the categories of Digital Photography, Digital Art, Animation, and Digital Art.

All award-winning and finalist artwork will be on display in the Technology+Art=NOW Exhibit at ArtSpace Herndon from May 23 – 31, 2017. Entries in the competition were evaluated and judged by a panel of experts. Tim Ingle is a digital media expert with over a decade of experience in film, television and commercial animation production. Michelle Schoening is a multi-disciplinary design professional who creates identities, brand systems, websites, marketing campaigns, and environmental graphics. Charlotte Geary is a professional photographer and co-founder of Modern Reston Online Lifestyle Magazine. Ms. Geary reports on local culture and events.

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7th Annual Mind, Heart, Vision Exhibit

ArtSpace Herndon presents the 7th Annual Mind, Heart, Vision Exhibit showcasing extraordinary artworks by Herndon High School art students embarking upon their senior thesis. This ‘must see’ exhibit includes computer graphics, fine art photography, and studio art. In a collaboration with Herndon High School’s Art Department, ArtSpace Herndon provides students with this unique opportunity to have their juried artwork displayed in a professional gallery. Local artists are jurors for the show. The student artwork on exhibit will also be available for purchase.

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An Artful Mother’s Day Tea

Join us at Crowne Plaza Herndon for a special Artful Mother’s Day Tea to Benefit Arts Herndon’s Scholarships and Programming. Caroline Weinroth, winner of Ms. Mountain Laurel, will be present to speak about the importance of music and arts education in our local schools. Teas and delicious tastings by the wonderful Chef Vincent Jenkins from Houlihan’s restaurant and bar will be available, as well as silent suction baskets from local businesses and live music! Come join us for a truly artful Mothers Day celebration!

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Arts Herndon is an independent 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization and serves as the official arts agency of the Town of Herndon. We operate ArtSpace Herndon, the Art Gallery and Performance Space at 750 Center Street, Herndon. We also provide arts education, arts scholarships, works of public art and grants to small arts organizations and artists.

All Arts Herndon programming and exhibits are made possible in part by generous contributions from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Virginia Commission for the Arts, the Town of Herndon, the Arts Council of Fairfax County, the Nelson J and Katherine Friant Post Foundation, Steve and Pat Macintyre, and by our generous sponsors, supporters and volunteers.

VA Commission for the Arts
Arts Council of Fairfax County
Worldgate Centre
Town Of Herndon
Dominion Power