The Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) will present the 25th annual Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival for two days, rain or shine, Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22 at Reston Town Center. The streets will be transformed into an eleven-block art walk filled with more than 200 artists from across the nation with original paintings, photography, mixed-media, sculpture, jewelry and fine craft, plus dance performances, free art-making activities for families in the Pavilion, music, and more throughout the weekend.
As a highlight of the year in the DC region, this event offers authentic art and experiences for all tastes and ages, attracting more than 30,000 attendees over two days. The 2016 Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival is open from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, and 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 22 at Reston Town Center, 11900 Market Street, Reston, VA 20190. A gate donation of $5 to GRACE provides a festival program and dining certificates for local restaurants. Parking is free at Reston Town Center’s seven multi-level garages.
The Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival offers the highest quality fine art and craft to the public in the easily accessible venue of Reston Town Center. Festival artists are selected on the basis of quality, originality, and craftsmanship by a panel of expert jurors. Among this year’s selected artists are ten Award of Excellence winners from the 2015 festival. Find more festival information, including this year’s selected artists, on the GRACE website, www.restonarts.org. Connect with the event at Facebook.com/NorthernVirginiaFine
ArtsFestival, and by following GRACE on Twitter.com
GRACE is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization located at 12001 Market Street, Suite 103, at Reston Town Center. In addition to its GRACE Art program that serves more than 40 schools in the DC region, GRACE offers changing exhibitions of contemporary art at its gallery, open free to the public, as well as a diverse schedule of educational programs all year round.
For more information, call GRACE at 703-471-9242, email firstname.lastname@example.org, and visit their website, www.restonarts.org.