Audio recordings of public talks are available here.


MONSTER DRAWING RALLY – A Live Drawing Fundraiser
December 7, 4–8pm

New location:
Signature Apartments
11850 Freedom Drive, Reston, VA 20190

Join the Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) and artists from across Virginia, Maryland, and DC for a live drawing event and fundraiser! The Monster Drawing Rally turns the the evening into a public performance as over 50 artists create unique artworks on-site using their preferred media. As the works are completed, they will be hung on the wall and available for purchase at $75 each. If more than one person wants to purchase the same artwork there will be a DRAW of cards to determine the winner. All proceeds benefit the exhibition program at GRACE. Open to all and free to attend. 

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Handmade Holiday Ornaments
December 14, 1–2:30pm

Combine holiday fun with DIY ingenuity and what do you get? The most creative handmade ornaments you will ever make! Sign up the whole family for this fun workshop led by GRACE staff.  (Please note: Parents will need to assist children with the creation of ornaments, and children must be accompanied by a participating adult. Adults may come on their own and do not need to be accompanied by a child, it will be fun for everyone). All ages. Sponsored by Reston Community Center. $10 for residents/$20 for non-residents.
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Curator’s Talk: Lily Siegel
January 18, 4–5pm


Creative Response
February 20 and March 19, 7pm
Join the Greater Reston Arts Center one Thursday of each month to hear an expert in their field respond to the work on view in the gallery. The short presentation will be followed by open conversation. Presenters may include poets, dancers, writers, musicians, visual artists, and more. Sponsored by Reston Community Center. Free and open to the public.


Handmade Valentine Card Workshop
February 8, 1–2:30 pm
Create one-of-a-kind valentines for someone special!  Sign up the whole family for this fun workshop led by GRACE staff to make some fun, creative ornaments.  (Please note: Parents will need to assist children with the creation of ornaments, and children must be accompanied by a participating adult. Adults may come on their own and do not need to be accompanied by a child, it will be fun for everyone!) Sponsored by Reston Community Center. Registration coming soon.


Family Day
March 14, 12–3 pm
Greater Reston Arts Center opens its doors for a free day of family art making and exploration in the gallery and park celebrating the Moira Dryer exhibition! Come see all that GRACE has to offer and have a fun, free outing with the family! All ages. Sponsored by Reston Community Center. Free and open to the public. Parking on Saturday is free in Reston Town Center garages.