ChalkFest Coming to Reston Town Center

ChalkFest-2014Reston artists: Gather your best mural ideas and head to Reston Town Center Sept. 5 and 6.

The Initiative for Public Art Reston (IPAR) is sponsoring the first ChalkFest at RTC. A similar event took place and was well received earlier this year at Lake Anne Plaza.

The event is open to amateurs of all ages, as well as to professional artists.

Here is what you need to know:

  • Visit IPAR’s website to register. You must register in advance.
  • Space reservations are $15 ($20 for professionals)
  • Professionals and teams of more than three can begin their work Friday, Sept. 5 at 11 a.m. Other artists will work from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.on Saturday, Sept. 6.
  • Cash prizes will be awarded for each category: professionals, amateurs, audience choice and families and kids.
  • IPAR will provide the chalk.
  • For more information, read these rules and tips from IPAR.

Graphic: IPAR

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