Art in Herndon/Reston, Feb. 11-17

Art in Herndon/Reston, Feb. 11-17

An exhibition of contemporary landscape paintings and sculpture will be on display at ArtSpace Herndon, 750 Center St., Herndon, through March 9. The reception will be held Feb. 21, 5-7 p.m. Large paintings by Jo Fleming of Great Falls and bronze sculptures by Bill Moore of Silver Spring, MD will be shown.

The Elden Street Players received 13 nominations for outstanding performance in three productions during calendar year 2008. The Washington Area Community Theatre Honors program announced the nominations at The Birchmere in Alexandria. WATCH is an organization of thirty area community theater companies founded for the adjudication and presentation of annual awards recognizing artistic and technical excellence in community theatre throughout the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area. The awards ceremony will be held March 1, 7 p.m., at the Birchmere, 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria.

Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C., in association with Galerie Brigitte of Reston, presents an exhibit of modern lacquer, Vietnamese paintings, "Blending Traditions: Contemporary Lacquer" by Duong Sen. The gallery,

located on the ballroom mezzanine level of Mandarin Oriental, Washington, D.C., will run the exhibit now through

February. The artwork is available for purchase through Galerie Brigitte. Call 703-860-2345 or visit

Works by Matthew Best will be on display through April 6 at the Greater Reston Arts Center, 12001 Market St., Suite 103, Reston.

The Reston Museum will be closed for renovations through April 17. A new interior and new exhibits are in the works. Children’s Art Workshops will be on hiatus during the renovations, but Pat Mcintyre’s Art Workshop will continue Saturdays, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.