RESTON, VA – Reston Community Center invites the public to the 18th Annual Gifts
from the HeART Exhibit and Holiday Gift Shopping Event. The gift-shopping event will
take place on Saturday, December 3, from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The event is
presented in conjunction with the Gifts from the HeART exhibit on display at RCC
Lake Anne through December 31, 2016; the 3D exhibit will remain on display through
February 21. Artist entry fees and 10 percent of all sales will be donated to
The exhibit showcases original works of art
in a variety of media – including oil, acrylic,
watercolor, collage, stained glass, ceramic,
sculpture and mixed media – at various
price points. The event coincides with
Jingle on Lake Anne from 8:00 a.m. to 6:30
p.m. on the same day. That event features
children’s crafts, cookie decorating, a
farmer’s and craft market, beer garden,
carolers, tree lighting and Santa’s arrival by
barge at noon.
“Our Gifts from the HeART exhibit brings artists and community members together for
a wonderful cause,” said Cheri Danaher, RCC’s Arts Education Director. “Through this
event, everyone involved can enjoy fantastic works of art, celebrate the holidays and
support those in need in our area.”
Proceeds will help Cornerstones continue the important work of the Embry Rucker
Community Shelter, the Laurel Learning Center and their Community Services
Outreach, which includes job counseling, emergency food and youth programs. Since
the annual exhibit was first held in 1999, Gifts from the HeART has raised
approximately $11,000 for Cornerstones.
For more information regarding the exhibit or December 3 event, please call Gloria
Morrow, Arts Education Assistant, at 703-476-6187.
The Jo Ann Rose Gallery and 3D Gallery are located at Reston Community Center Lake
Anne at 1609-A Washington Plaza in Reston, Virginia. The facility is open Monday
through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., and 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Sundays.
The Gallery is not open to the public during rental functions and/or some programs.