The Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1974, enriches community life by promoting involvement and excellence in the visual arts. GRACE provides a year-round program of exhibitions, lectures, Children's Workshops, a Summer Art Program for kids, Art in the Schools, and other special events, including the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival™, which is held in May and features an outdoor, juried art exhibition in fine art and fine craft, live entertainment, and a children's art activity area. In addition to its exhibition space, GRACE offers an exciting gallery shop, educational art and humanities lectures, art workshops, and the Explore More Gallery, an interactive learning center where children and families can explore and enhance artistic expression through hands-on learning experiences. GRACE follows a nondiscriminatory policy in admission, programs, membership, employment and contracts. The facility is wheelchair accessible.