The Reston Historic Trust & Museum to host an At-Home Cardboard Challenge

The Reston Historic Trust & Museum to host an At-Home Cardboard Challenge

Sponsored by The Kensington Reston

 In lieu of the Lake Anne Cardboard Boat Regatta (we’ll be back next year), we invite the community to use their creative energy to fabricate their favorite Reston place, landmark or boat. Entries must be made out of cardboard and duct tape and submitted by August 31, 2020. 

Participants should email either images or a video of their cardboard creation to or tag @restonmuseum on Twitter, Facebook and/or Instagram. 

Register at for a chance to have your creation exhibited inside the Reston Museum during October 2020 and a chance to receive a one-of-a-kind trophy from NovaLabs. Registration is not required to participate in the challenge but only those who register will be considered for the exhibit and award. Suggested donation is $25. Those selected will be notified in September 2020. 

View the guidelines

The first place in each category will be chosen for the exhibit 

  1. Building 
  2. Art 
  3. Nature 
  4. Most Reston 
  5. Boat for your favorite lake 

About the Reston Historic Trust & Museum 

The Reston Historic Trust & Museum (RHT) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving Reston’s past, informing the present, and influencing the future of Reston. RHT is located at Lake Anne Plaza and is open Monday through Saturday free of charge and conducts educational and public programming, exhibitions, and public events including the Lake Anne Cardboard Boat Regatta, Reston Home Tour, and Founder’s Day. RHT also preserves a collection of archival material and artifacts related to the history of Reston. Programs of the Reston Historic Trust & Museum are supported in part by Reston Community Center. This year we are happy to announce we are receiving $4,000 in funding provided by Virginia Humanities and the National endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as a part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act economic stabilization plan 2020. For more information please visit 

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