ART & CULTURE

Public Art Reston Welcomes New Executive Director

The arts have always been an essential part of Trinity Villanueva’s life, even when they were much less accessible than she would have liked. Making arts experiences accessible and inclusive are key reasons that Villanueva, who was recently named as Public Art Reston’s executive director, is excited by her new position, which she officially began […]

Local author David Baldacci just released his latest book in April 2021—sure to be the next best seller. But there is so much more to this local writer. Come with me behind the scenes to learn a little more about the man and his process for creativity. A Gambling Man David Baldacci’s most recent book, A […]

Tephra ICA Installs Gisela Colón Sculpture in Washington, DC

Due to unforeseen shipping delays, the installation of the Parabolic Monolith Iridium sculpture by light and space artist Gisela Colón, originally planned to take place last week, has been rescheduled. Tephra Institute of Contemporary Art (Tephra ICA) presents the Parabolic Monolith Iridium, a public sculpture by light and space artist Gisela Colón. The sculpture will be located […]

Reston Community Center Seeks Entertainers for the 2021 Reston Multicultural Festival

Opportunities also available for art and food vendors, civic organizations, and artists Reston Community Center is seeking performing arts groups of all ages and cultures for the 21st Annual Reston Multicultural Festival. The festival will be held Saturday, September 25, 2021 at Reston’s historic Lake Anne Plaza. Applications will be accepted through June 18, 2021. Interested […]

Parking Lot Concerts are Back!

NextStop Theatre Company’s best-selling outdoor concert line up is here. With the success of their Parking Lot Concerts last year, NextStop is reviving the series with new artists! The parking lot just outside their building will be transformed into an intimate outdoor venue, with socially-distant, cafe-style seating for 40-50 patrons. Join NextStop for an evening […]

Tephra ICA presents Gisela Colón: Quantum Shift

On view March 6 – May 29, 2021  Tephra Institute of Contemporary Art (Tephra ICA) presents Quantum Shift featuring work by light and space artist Gisela Colón. This is the first solo exhibition of the artist’s work in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan region. A virtual opening reception and artist talk will be held on March 18 at […]

The Reston Historic Trust & Museum and Tephra ICA Presents: The Past and Future of Tephra Institute of Contemporary Art

March 10, 2021, 7 p.m.  Join the Reston Historic Trust & Museum for a program in collaboration with Tephra Institute of Contemporary Art (formerly Greater Reston Arts Center). Tephra ICA has promoted contemporary art and experiences in Reston and the Washington, DC metropolitan region for over 45 years through exhibitions, programs and the Northern Virginia […]

Broadway Masterclasses Coming to NextStop!

Take a Masterclass with Broadway Professionals! Session #1: In-Person* @ NextStop Theatre, March 2-4, 5-8pmSession #2: Virtual via Zoom, March 30-April 2, 5-8pm NextStop is excited to host The Creative Artist Network for 2 three-day masterclasses in March. This an incredibly unique opportunity to study and learn directly from Broadway stars! All having gown up and performed in […]