There’s No Place Like Home

Herndon and Great Falls are both small towns that attract artists to live andcreate their art. When you ask them to look into their hearts and create a piece that evokes “home” to them, what is the result? Is it a building, a person, a childhood hidey-hole where they went to dream of the future, the aroma of Mom’s apple pie cooking, or a pair of ruby slippers? Come visit this juried exhibit by members of Great Falls Studios, and see if you can find home. Winners will be announced at the Exhibit Reception with prizes awarded by the judges.

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Arts Herndon Appoints Three New Directors

The Board of Directors of Arts Herndon (AH) is expanding by three starting in April. At the monthly board meeting on March 8, directors approved the appointment of Megan Dubois of George Mason University’s Center for the Arts, Michael Lloyd, of Kaiser Permanente, and Beth Meyer, owner of Green Lizard Cycling in downtown Herndon.

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Poets & Painters “Springtime in Winter: An Ekphrastic Study in Art, Poetry and Music” Reception

The artists of Reston Art Gallery & Studios are delighted to present their first Poets & Painters collaboration with the Poetry Society of Virginia, “Springtime in Winter: An Ekphrastic Study in Art, Poetry and Music” on exhibit from February 22 through February 26. A special reception on Wednesday, February 22 from 7-9 p.m. will feature readings and music created to complement the works of eight fine artists. Vice versa, the artists’ paintings are inspired by the words of the poets, all following the theme of “Springtime in Winter.” Everyone is welcome to attend the reception and indulge the senses of sight and sound combined with the emotional experience of poetry with “An Ekphrastic Study in Art, Poetry and Music.”

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Some Things I Can’t Explain

Featuring Artist Rahshia Sawyer

On Exhibit Wednesday, January 11, 2017 through Sunday, February 12, 2017

Opening Reception Saturday, January 28, 2017 from 7-9pm

Rahshia Sawyer is a conceptual photographer based in the Washington DC area. She was the 2012 recipient of the Contemporary Talents award from France’s François Schneider Foundation. Exhibited in the 2012 Inaugural Dublin Biennial, her photographs and installations have been included in numerous group shows in Canada, England, France, Ireland, Spain, and the United States.

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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.

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