GreaterReston ArtsCenter (GRACE) enriches community life by promoting involvement and excellence in contemporary visual arts. In pursuit of this mission, GRACE provides a year-round program of visual art exhibitions, education programs for all ages, and special events.
History GRACE was founded in 1974 by artists and art lovers as a source of cultural enrichment for the new town of Reston. From its early beginnings in the Lake Anne Village Center to its current home in Reston Town Center, GRACE continues its role as a leader in the expanding regional arts community.
Today GRACE is a dynamic arts center providing Northern Virginia's diverse community with abundant opportunities to experience and explore the visual arts through exhibitions,educational programming , the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival , and special events. Whether you are a professional artist or an inquisitive schoolchild, a novice art collector or an experienced connoisseur, an avid gallery goer or a curious passerby, GRACE programs offer rewarding experiences for you to explore art with innovative artists, teachers, and curators.