Arts Herndon is the official arts agency for the Town of Herndon. We promote and encourage artists and the arts by offering exhibits, classes, events, and scholarships. You can help Arts Herndon raise funds by eating at either of your local restaurants!Read More
Check out all the things we did this year! It's very humbling to know that Herndon is so focused on the local arts. Thank you to everyone who was involved this year. We couldn't have done it without you!Read More
For our upcoming Open Mic Poetry on February 1st, we will feature not just one Poet Laureate, but two! Henry Hart, current Virginia Poet Laureate, and Bill Glose, Daily Press Poet Laureate in 2011, will be here February 1st to share their incredible poetry.
Join us for our FREE open mic series on the first Friday of each month! The first hour is our featured poets and the second hour is open to anyone!Read More
#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, this year’s #GivingTuesday will take place on November 27th and will kick off the giving season by inspiring people to collaborate and give back.Read More
Holiday Open House
13320 Franklin Farm Rd, Herndon, VA 20171
Nov 17, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
You and your fur babies are invited to our Holiday Open House on Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 2:00pm-4:00pm. Please stop by for a tour of the hospital, a visit with our doctors and staff and some holiday cheer. While you are here, enter to win one of our many beautiful raffle baskets. Enjoy the scrumptious refreshments for humans, as well as our 4-legged friends.
We look forward to seeing you there. Happy Holidays!Read More
ArtSpace Herndon invites photographers from Virginia, DC, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania and West Virginia to enter in its 10th Annual Fine Art Photography Competition. The competition is open to fine art photographers aged 18 or older working in any medium (digital or analog, color or monochrome), and using any printing technique. Fine Art Photography of any subject is welcome; there is no required theme for entries. The deadline for entries is Friday, January 4, 2019.Read More
Joins us Sunday, October 7, 2018; 11am – 4pm for our Literary Festival. Celebrate the Literary arts with ArtSpace Herndon!
In collaboration with local author, Kwame Alexander, Arts Herndon presents the first Herndon Children’s Literary Festival. Kwame Alexander, founded the Capital BookFest in 2005, and it has brought thousands of people year after year to the various locations that it takes place in.
Artists 18 years or older residing in Maryland, Virginia, the District of Columbia, West Virginia, and Delaware. Preference will be given to works adhering to the traditional definition of portraiture: “a painting, sculpture, or other artistic representation of a person, in which the face and its expression is predominant. The intent is to display the likeness, personality, and even the mood of the person.” (Wikipedia, March 2015)
Saturday, June 16 from 7-10pm at ArtSpace Herndon and around Historic Downtown Herndon will be illuminated with fun, innovative, and interactive Light Art! Discover Herndon after dark with music, food, drinks, and a whole lot more.Read More
MARK YOUR CALENDAR for the third Thursday of every month, April through September 6-9 p.m. when Arts Herndon joins with our Partners in the Arts, local downtown businesses, to produce the Third Thursdays Arts Crawl Series.Read More
Looking for volunteer hours, or just want to show your support for the arts? Come help us make this years Herndon Festival even better than the last! Sign up to volunteer at either our Children's Hands on Art area or our Beer Booth.
Join us on April 13 at 7pm for a special viewing of "Sisterly", a documentary by Nina Vallado.
Sisterly is a short documentary film that explores the relationship between sisters under the impact of autism. Nina and Lisa share their sibling story with honesty and vulnerability of their challenges and successes.
Help Support the Arts in Herndon! As a multi-disciplinary arts organization, Arts Herndon's mission is educating, promoting, advancing, developing, and cultivating the arts. Join us for a wonderful afternoon of tea, food, live music and art. Your donation could help our next generation of Artists find inspiration!Read More
ArtSpace Herndon – February 26, 2018 – Competition judge Rahshia Sawyer announced winners of the 9th Annual Fine Art Photography Competition during the Awards Reception at ArtSpace Herndon on Saturday, February 24, 2018. Steven Welti won first place for Escape Your Mind and received a check for $750. Reggie Forster won 2nd place ($350) for In the Shadow of the Anthem. Joe Ditchett won 3rd place ($200) for Gateway. Honorable mentions ($100) were given to Steven White for Preparing To Go In, Jim Turner for Vase and Fall Branches, and Richard Paul Weiblinger for Folds 1501. Merit awards were given to Craig Beyers for Trawler at Dawn and Deborah Lash for Here’s Looking at You, Kid (2).Read More
Ever wanted to try Yoga but didn't know where to start? Or maybe you're a regular but just want a community experience? ArtSpace, in tandem with Homegrown Power Yoga, will be offering Vinyasa Flow Yoga on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings. Follow the link below for more information and how to register.Read More
Both the Tech Arts Competition and Young Artists Scholarship are now open for application. These programs are available to young artists in the area to help support their artistic endeavors!Read More
Comprised of a blend of pen and pencil sketches, watercolors and photography depicting tattoo designs, Etched in Skin will provide a window into the process of tattooing from the initial outlines most often drawn on tracing paper to the finished product: living skin.Read More
ArtSpace Herndon invites photographers from Virginia, DC, Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virginia to enter in its 9th Annual Fine Art Photography Competition. The competition is open to fine art photographers aged 18 or older working in any medium (digital or analog, color or monochrome), and using any printing technique. Fine Art Photography of any subject is welcome; there is no required theme for entries. The deadline for entries is Friday, January 5, 2018.Read More
At the heart of a family are the special memories of the people who make us what we are. How do we find out about them? What is revealed to the world at large? What are the seemingly inconsequential markers that nevertheless give us a warm and deep feeling of love for that unique person with whom we share our DNA, our memories of what it means to be a family?Read More