Creative Response: Lisa Page
Held in conjunction with By The People

June 20, 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. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by Reston Community Center. All ages.

Lisa Page is co-editor of We Wear The Mask: 15 True Stories of Passing in America, (Beacon Press).  Her work has appeared in Virginia Quarterly Review, American Short Fiction, The Crisis, Playboy, Playbill, Phoebe, the Washington Post Book World and other publications. She is Assistant Professor of English and directs the creative writing program at the George Washington University.  She also served as interim director of Africana Studies.  She is the former president of the PEN/Faulkner Foundation and resident faculty member of the Yale Writers Workshop. 

CANCELLED: Insights: Saisha Grayson, curator of time-based media at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, and Stephanie Williams in conversation
Held in conjunction with By The People
June 22, 11am

Sunday Art in the Park
July 7, 14, 21, and 28, 5:30–7:30pm
Greater Reston Art Center in cooperation with Reston Community Center, welcomes visitors in the month of July to Sunday Art in the Park at Reston Town Square Park. In addition to the concert series, there will be creative art activities for all ages. You can also explore the GRACE gallery and experience the current exhibition. Reston Town Square Park is located at the corner of Market Street and Explorer Street. All ages. Sponsored by Reston Community Center. Free and open to the public.

Artist Talk (4pm) and Opening Reception (5–7pm) : Overlooked
July 13
Join the Greater Reston Arts Center once per exhibition to learn about the artists’ work, lives and inspirations in their own words. Followed by an open Q&A and an opening reception.  All ages. Sponsored by Reston Community Center. Free and open to the public.

Creative Response: Presenters TBD
July 18 and August 22, 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. All ages. Sponsored by Reston Community Center. Free and open to the public.

Lunchtime Creative Response with Curators
July 25: Overlooked, August 8: Douglas Moulden at Greater Reston Arts Center at Signature, and August 22: Sue Wrbican sculpture, 12:30pm–1pm
All ages. Free and open to the public.

Artist-led Workshop
August 3, 1–3pm
More information coming soon. Sponsored by Reston Community Center.

Meditation Workshop: Contemplating Creativity
August 8, 7–8:30pm
Join Greater Reston Arts Center and Beloved Yoga for a meditation workshop contemplating the exhibition on view at the gallery.
Email info@restonarts.org to register. Ages 13 and up. Free for members of the Greater Reston Arts Center. $5 donation for non-members.

Family Day
August 24, 12–3pm
Join the Greater Reston Arts Center for a FREE day of family art making, story telling, and exploration in the gallery.  All ages. Sponsored by Reston Community Center. Free and open to the public.