Arts in Brief
Painting, Jewelry at Arts Fest
A half-mile of works by painters, sculptors, crafters and jewelers from across the country will be featured at the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Reston Town Center. In addition, a children's tent will be available for kids to create make-and-take art from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.
The two-day juried festival is produced by the Greater Reston Arts Center.
A donation of $5 is requested; $10 for families.
For information or to volunteer, visit http:/
Journal Seeks Submissions
Entries for the Northern Virginia Review, scheduled for publication in March 2009, are being accepted through Sept. 18. The review is an annual journal of essays, fine art, photography, poetry and short stories by residents of the Northern Virginia and D.C. metropolitan area.
The Review is funded by Northern Virginia Community College, the NVCC Educational Foundation, individuals and sponsors.
Two essays, two works of fiction, three pieces of artwork and four poems may be submitted, with a limit of five items per individual.
For information, visit http:/
Public Art, Public Forum
A forum on public art, associated with the Master Plan for Public Art by the Initiative for Public Art in Reston, will be from 7 to 10 p.m. May 29 at CenterStage at the Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Rd.
Sign-in and reception are at 6:30 p.m. All who live and work in Reston are invited to take a survey on art at http:/
The forum is designed to stimulate a community discussion about the role public art can play in community life. The event will include guest speakers and open discussion.