2017 House and Garden Tour Preview
Mar29

2017 House and Garden Tour Preview

Saturday, June 24, 2017 Tickets $30 including box lunch The third annual Floyd House and Garden Tour will feature five county homes that are the most diverse in size, age and history than on previous tours presented by the Floyd Center for the Arts. The first two tours were successful fund raisers for the Arts Center (previously Jacksonville Center for the Arts). “We expect this year’s tour will attract crowds equal to or greater than...

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Paper Blooms FREE workshops, Saturday, March 25
Mar17

Paper Blooms FREE workshops, Saturday, March 25

The Floyd Center for the Arts invites our community to free paper flower making workshops on Saturday, March 25. The workshops are being organized by Roanoke College’s Olin Hall Galleries as part of their Paper Blooms Project.   Talia Logan, Olin Hall Galleries Director, will lead participants in creating “map roses” during three workshop time frames. Demonstrations start at 10am, 12:30pm and 2pm at the Center. All flowers made will...

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Julius Quartet, April 1
Mar13

Julius Quartet, April 1

Hailed as “the captivating young string quartet” (The Bennington Banner), the Julius Quartet is rapidly making itself known in the chamber music world. Formed in the fall of 2012, the group held a special residency as “The Boston Conservatory’s Honors String Quartet”. Currently, the quartet is the Graduate String Quartet in Residence at the John J. Cali School of Music at Montclair State University, where they work intensely with the...

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Floyd Plein Air Festival, August 14-19
Mar08

Floyd Plein Air Festival, August 14-19

The Floyd Plein Air Festival 2017 is a new and exciting event that grew from the success of 2016’s Floyd Plein Air Crush weekend. Expanding to a week-long event, the festival will bring national and regional artists to paint the beauty of the county’s open spaces and favorite places. Partnering with The Center in this endeavor are Plein Air Magazine, Fine Art Connoisseur, the Blue Ridge Parkway, Chateau Morissette Winery, Riverstone...

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New River Art 2017 Biennial Juried Exhibition
Feb13

New River Art 2017 Biennial Juried Exhibition

Submit your artwork here Application Due April 25, 2017! Call for Entry New River Art printable The Floyd Center for the Arts invites visual media artists within 150 miles of Floyd to submit artwork for exhibition in the New River Art Biennial 2017. This is the 14th New River Art Biennial exhibition. This exhibit rotates every two years between this Floyd Center for the Arts, the Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley (FACNRV) in...

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Jax Workshops & Classes
Feb10

Jax Workshops & Classes

Workshops and Classes in every medium are offered at the Center. View them by month or by medium in our Workshop & Class list by clicking here.  We also take requests for classes, which is a way for our students to tell us when they want a class to be scheduled.   Many classes are offered by local teaching artists, but we also offer classes and workshops by nationally known artists.  We will have about 70 classes scheduled in...

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Rolston String Quartet, March 2
Feb06

Rolston String Quartet, March 2

Join the center in a evening of delightful music performed by the Rolston String Quartet.  The 2016 First Prize winner of the prestigious Banff International String Quartet Competition, the Rolston String Quartet was named among the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s 2016 “30 Hot Canadian Classical Musicians Under 30″. Join us Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 7:30pm Rolston String Quartet, March 2, 2017, 7:30 pm Adult ticket $25.00...

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Floyd Artisan Trail Participant Applications and Information
Feb03

Floyd Artisan Trail Participant Applications and Information

The Floyd Artisan Trail is a tour of artisans, farms, galleries and more throughout Floyd County.  The tour dates for this year are Friday through Sunday, June 9-11, 2017. Anyone interested in being represented on the tour as a stop or a sponsor is asked to fill out the application and return it with payment by Wednesday, March 1, 2017 to the Floyd Center for the Arts.   Click here to download a PDF version of the application to print...

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February & March New Art Exhibitions
Feb01

February & March New Art Exhibitions

The Center is pleased to open three new art exhibitions in this spring.   Opening reception for all three exhibits is Saturday, February 18th, 5-7pm.  The reception and exhibitions are alway free adn open to the public.  Light refreshments will be served and a cash bar will be available during the opening reception as well. February and March of 2017 will feature: New Works, our annual community exhibition of new artworks from...

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Hoppie Vaughan & The Ministers of Soul, Jan. 21
Jan06

Hoppie Vaughan & The Ministers of Soul, Jan. 21

Throw off those winter blues, and come join us for some Hoppie Vaughan blues! Hoppie Vaughan and The Ministers of Soul will be preforming for a night of blues at the Floyd Center for the Arts on January 21, 2017 at 7:30pm.  Tickets are $15 in advanced and $20 at the door.  You can buy tickets in person, over the phone and online through PayPal below.     About Hoppie Vaughan: Hoppie is a native South Carolinian and grew up...

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