Thursday, January 31, 2013
Volunteers and contributors were recognized at the annual Council for the Arts of Herndon meeting Wednesday.
Members of the Council for the Arts of Herndon gathered at Ice House Cafe in downtown Herndon on Wednesday to for the annual meeting and to honor volunteers and contributors to the organization. Council for the Arts Board President Grace Wolf discussed some of the programming the group does in the Town of Herndon, including many hands-on arts events for children, Herndon Festival, the annual Jimmy's Golf Tournament and providing scholarships and grants to area youth and arts organizations. In 2012 the organization provided more than $20,000 in scholarships and $8,000 in grants to other arts organizations, Wolf said. Wolf said there are some changes this year. The annual Taste of the Town event will not take place this spring. The event …
Thursday, April 26, 2012
This weekend's events in Herndon include a last chance to see the NoVAL 10 exhibit at ArtSpace, garage sales and more.
This weekend brings art, garage sales and more to Herndon. • All weekend - The Northern Virginia Artists League 10th anniversary show, being held at ArtSpace Herndon, will close on April 29. The show includes creative works in a variety of forms including watercolors, pastels, oil paintings, acrylics and photography. For more times and dates visit our events calendar. • Saturday - Garage sale season has started and there will be a garage sale on Southington Lane on Saturday beginning at 8 a.m. Items will include small appliances, books, clothing, furniture, tools, toys and jewelry. • Saturday - Montessori Country School on Alabama Drive will hold a yard sale to benefit the school on Saturday beginning at 8 a.m. The sale will include …
Monday, February 20, 2012
ArtSpace brings edgy to Herndon through Alternate Realities.
Monday, February 20, 2012
ArtSpace’s newest exhibit, Alternate Realities: Four Views from the Edge, is on display at the gallery through March 11. Alternate Realities includes the work of Michael Auger, Jennifer Beinhacker, Todd Gardner and Emily Greene Liddle, and focuses on alternate views of reality. Some of the work is lighthearted, some is challenging, but all explore twists on normal perception of the world around us, such as robot clowns at a carnival, animals with large, bright smiles and more. According to ArtSpace, the exhibit brings a sense of edginess to the art scene in Herndon that hasn’t been here before. The works are meant to raise tension and bring smiles, at times simultaneously. “It’s one exhibit you should come to without expectations,” said …
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Looking for something to do in Herndon this weekend? We’ve got suggestions!
There are plenty of activities happening in Herndon this weekend, from great date night options, to educational opportunities for teens, to family friendly events. THURSDAY • Classical Ballet Theater is debuting An Evening of Contemporary Dance at Reston Community Center’s CenterStage. The program will include a mix of styles, including works choreographed by Michael Shannon. • A Broadway Cabaret will be held at Herndon High School on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium. Herndon students will showcase their talents with top hats, canes, flashy costumes and more. Ticket sales start at 6:30 p.m. each night. • ROOMS: A Rock Romance features a tale of romance and music on Thursday, Friday and Saturday …