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UPCOMING EVENTS 

  • Exhibit: Reston Children's Center
    Exhibit: Reston Children's Center
    Sat, Apr 06
    Reston Museum
    Apr 06, 2024, 11:00 AM – Apr 30, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Reston Museum, 1639 Washington Plaza N, Reston, VA 20190, USA
    View historic artifacts that tell the story of one of Reston's oldest children's centers.
  • Historic Walking Tour
    Historic Walking Tour
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Apr 20
    Reston Museum
    Apr 20, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Reston Museum , 1639 Washington Plaza N, Reston, VA 20190, USA
    Learn about the founding of Reston through our historic walking tour. Learn about how Reston's founding principles were implemented and the early history of Reston's art and architecture. Tour starts at Reston Museum and lasts roughly 45 minutes.
  • Little Historian April Program: Creating Community
    Little Historian April Program: Creating Community
    Fri, Apr 26
    Reston Museum
    Apr 26, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    Reston Museum, 1639 Washington Plaza N, Reston, VA 20190, USA
    Bring your little historian for a monthly program based on a monthly Reston theme. Enjoy a story, make crafts, and take a short walk. Adult supervision and participation in activities is required. Recommended for ages 18 to 35 months.
  • Puzzle Swap!
    Puzzle Swap!
    Sat, May 04
    Reston Museum
    Puzzle Swap!
    May 04, 2024, 11:00 AM – 3:40 PM
    Reston Museum, 1639 Washington Plaza N, Reston, VA 20190, USA
    Bring a puzzle and swap it with a new-to-you puzzle.
  • Meet the SLHS STEAM Team
    Meet the SLHS STEAM Team
    Wed, May 15
    Reston Community Center Lake Anne
    May 15, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Reston Community Center Lake Anne , 1609-A Washington Plaza N, Reston, VA 20190, USA
    Meet the students and learn about their experiences working on the annual STEAM TEAM project. Now in its twelfth year, the SLHS STEAM Team has been creating temporary public art installations for the Lake Thoreau spillway (a utilitarian drainage platform).
  • Little Historian May Program:  Little Curators
    Little Historian May Program:  Little Curators
    Fri, May 17
    Reston Museum
    May 17, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    Reston Museum, 1639 Washington Plaza N, Reston, VA 20190, USA
    Bring your little historian for a monthly program based on a monthly Reston theme. Enjoy a story, make crafts, and take a short walk. Adult supervision and participation in activities is required. Recommended for ages 18 to 35 months.
  • Free Arts & Craft
    Free Arts & Craft
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, May 18
    Reston Museum
    May 18, 2024, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Reston Museum, 1639 Washington Plaza N, Reston, VA 20190, USA
    Drop in and create something fun every Saturday!
  • Exhibit: Art of Lake Anne Plaza
    Exhibit: Art of Lake Anne Plaza
    Sat, Jun 01
    Reston Museum
    Exhibit: Art of Lake Anne Plaza
    Jun 01, 2024, 11:00 AM – Aug 31, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Reston Museum, 1639 Washington Plaza N, Reston, VA 20190, USA
    An exhibit of artwork featuring Lake Anne Plaza over the years. Exhibit up June through August.
  • Little Historian June Program - Dairy Day
    Little Historian June Program - Dairy Day
    Fri, Jun 14
    Reston Museum
    Jun 14, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    Reston Museum, 1639 Washington Plaza N, Reston, VA 20190, USA
    Bring your little historian for a monthly program based on a monthly Reston theme. Enjoy a story, make crafts, and take a short walk. Adult supervision and participation in activities is required. Recommended for ages 18 to 35 months.
  • 2024 Cardboard Boat Regatta
    2024 Cardboard Boat Regatta
    Sat, Aug 10
    Lake Anne Plaza
    Aug 10, 2024, 12:00 PM – Aug 11, 2024, 5:00 PM
    Lake Anne Plaza, 1609 Washington Plaza N, Reston, VA 20190, USA
    Race your cardboard creation on Lake Anne on August 10, 2024!
  • 2024 Reston Home Tour
    2024 Reston Home Tour
    Sat, Oct 19
    Reston,
    Oct 19, 2024, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Reston,, VA, USA
    Tour amazing homes throughout Reston! Tickets will be attached to the confirmation email once tickets are purchased.
  • Reston After Dark
    Reston After Dark
    Tue, Oct 29
    Reston Museum
    Oct 29, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:40 PM
    Reston Museum , 1639 Washington Plaza N, Reston, VA 20190, USA
    2nd Annual Reston After Dark Program. Presentation on Reston's spookier stories including Reston robberies, graveyards, & more.
  • Wed, Nov 20
    Reston Community Center
    Nov 20, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Reston Community Center , 1609-A Washington Plaza N, Reston, VA 20190, USA
  • School program/field trip
    School program/field trip
    Upon Request
    Classroom or Reston Museum
    Upon Request
    Classroom or Reston Museum
    The program is roughly 40 minutes long. Includes a short presentation and activity. If the program is conducted at Reston Museum, the group may also take a tour of Lake Anne Plaza. Photo by Charlotte Geary.
  • Charles Goodman
    Charles Goodman
    Time is TBD
    Reston Community Center Lake Anne
    Time is TBD
    Reston Community Center Lake Anne, 1609-A Washington Plaza N, Reston, VA 20190, USA
    Program about Charles Goodman. Presentation by Elisabeth Lardner. Planned for Sept 2024. Date in September to be determined, stay tuned!
  • Private Group - Guided Tours
    Private Group - Guided Tours
    Upon Request
    Reston Museum
    Upon Request
    Reston Museum, 1639 Washington Plaza N, Reston, VA 20190, USA
    Step back in time! This outside walking tour starts at the Reston Museum and explores surrounding area. Tour lasts approximately 45 minutes. Tour explores the founding of Reston and how this planned community revolutionized suburban neighborhoods.
  • Past Programs Video Archive
    Past Programs Video Archive
    Anytime!
    Youtube
    Anytime!
    Youtube
    View our past programs on our Youtube channel!
  • Rent the Museum
    Rent the Museum
    Upon Request
    Reston Museum
    Upon Request
    Reston Museum, 1639 Washington Plaza N, Reston, VA 20190, USA
    The Reston Museum is perfect for intimate meetings and functions. Your event will be in a building that was a part of Reston's first village center, which opened in 1964. Be surrounded by Reston's history!

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Programs of the Reston Museum are supported in part by Reston Community Center. 

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