Exhibits and Events

The Big Read in Herndon

Click on the titles below for details about each of The Big Read events.

Writing the American Familia Kick-off Event
Wednesday, April 27, 6-8 pm at the Herndon Fortnightly Library. Click here and let us know you will be there!

Let’s Read Together: Abuela and Me
Wednesday, April 27, 1:45 – 2:30 pm at the Herndon Senior Center.

Cantaré! How Night Came From the Sea
An interactive Latin American musical and storytelling presentation
Sunday, May 15, 4 pm at the Trinity Presbyterian Church of Herndon

The Myth of the Golden Carp
Produced by NextStop Theatre
Sunday, May 22, 2016, time: TBA
NextStop Theatre
All ages

Paint the Story With Melanie Stanley
Thursday, June 9, 2016, 7-9 pm
Adults and High School Students
Seating is limited.  Registration will open in May.  Materials fee.

The Chicano Movement of the 1970’s
Guest Speaker: TBA
Friday, June 10, 2016, 1-3 pm

Dance-Off and Stories from Mexico
Special Guest: Acoatzin Torres
Sunday, June 12, 2016, 2-4 pm
School-aged children and their families.

The event is free, but seating in limited. Click here to register.

The Big Read Finale: Book Groups and Book Lovers Summit
Guest Speaker: TBA
Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 7-9 pm
Teens and Adults

Turquoise Trail 30- x 20- ArtSpaceNew Forms and Horizons
Abstract Art and Sculpture
Painter Jorge Luis Bernal
Sculptor Eric Garner

April 5 – May 1, 2016
Opening Reception: April 9, 7-9 pm

League of Reston Artists

May 3 – 22, 2016
Opening Reception: May 7, 2016, 7-9pm

ROBINSON promo shotConcert
The Legendary Jimmy Robinson

Solo Acoustic – one show only

Thursday, May 12, 2016, 7 pm. Doors open at 6:30

Tickets $15.
Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.

Listen now!

Click here to read an interview with Jimmy.

Collegium Cantorum
Concert: June 25, 2016, 7 pm

ArtSpace Herndon is a community art gallery created and supported by art lovers in the greater Herndon area providing opportunities for local artists and photographers to exhibit their art, teach classes, and offer workshops. As a gathering place celebrating the arts, ArtSpace Herndon is also a showcase for performers. ArtSpace Herndon attracts artists and performers at local, national, and international levels.

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Turquoise Trail by Jorge Luis Bernal
Author Meg Medina
Slam Allen by Cristina Arrigoni
Cascades by Rudy Guernica
Jimmy Robinson

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.

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TBR-Logo-BWThe Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.

El proyecto The Big Read es una iniciativa del National Endowment for the Arts (el Fondo Nacional para las Artes de Estados Unidos) en cooperación con Arts Midwest.