Exciting news regarding our Open Mic Poetry Night!

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!

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Arts Herndon Children's Literary Festival - Arts Week

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. 

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Poets & Painters “Springtime in Winter: An Ekphrastic Study in Art, Poetry and Music” Reception

The artists of Reston Art Gallery & Studios are delighted to present their first Poets & Painters collaboration with the Poetry Society of Virginia, “Springtime in Winter: An Ekphrastic Study in Art, Poetry and Music” on exhibit from February 22 through February 26. A special reception on Wednesday, February 22 from 7-9 p.m. will feature readings and music created to complement the works of eight fine artists. Vice versa, the artists’ paintings are inspired by the words of the poets, all following the theme of “Springtime in Winter.” Everyone is welcome to attend the reception and indulge the senses of sight and sound combined with the emotional experience of poetry with “An Ekphrastic Study in Art, Poetry and Music.”

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