Glass Bead Club POSTPONED
May08

Glass Bead Club POSTPONED

Due to the conflict with Mother’s Day, the scheduled meeting of the Glass Club @ JAX has been postponed to May 18! If you’re interested in joining this group, or have questions, please contact info@jacksonvillecenter.org. Those who are intending to come to the Glass Club meeting on May 18, please RSVP to...

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FAD “Art History: What good is it?” – March 21, Noon
Mar10

FAD “Art History: What good is it?” – March 21, Noon

Our Floyd Artist Dialogues will continue on March 21, at noon.  Charlie Brouwer, Jax board member, facilitates this open discussion on the arts in our community.  All members of the public who are interested are welcome.  The meeting is free and participants are welcome to bring their lunch. This meeting’s discussion will focus on the question “Art History – What good is it?” and Steve Arbury, Professor of Art...

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FAD – Floyd Artists Dialogues Continues Feb. 28

The next FAD will be at noon on Feb. 28.   The topic will be “Public Art”…..Again During the last FAD meeting Susan Jennings, Arts and Culture Coordinator, Office of Economic Development for the City of Roanoke and Pat Sharkey, Floyd County Tourism Director, joined the discussion.  The group discussed many issues concerning Public Art, however have more to say on the topic.  One unanswered question was “What are the...

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FAD – Floyd Artists Dialogues Continues Jan. 24

From Charlie Brouwer:  “At our Dec. 13 FAD gathering, the 8 attendees took on the topic “The Art World II”.  We got into lots of thoughts regarding the greater art world, the Floyd art world, personal art worlds, and the ways all three relate or don’t relate. We came up with some examples of things the “high art world” could learn from the “low art world” and vise-versa. Once again, we...

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FAD – Floyd Art Dialogue

Floyd Art Dialogue meets this Fri. Dec. 13 at Noon at the JAX. We’ll be continuing our discussion on the topic of “The Art World”. Invite a friend! Charlie Brouwer, past Featured Artist of The Jax, retired Radford professor and current Jax board member, leads this monthly discussion.  “I look forward to seeing you and hearing your thoughts on this thing we call The Art World,” stated Charlie. Questions to...

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Recap of our Nov. 8th FAD meeting

“The Art World” was the topic of the Nov. 8 Floyd Art Dialogue (FAD) at the Jacksonville Center for the Arts. FAD guest, former CEO of the Taubman Museum of Art and just named President and CEO of the Allentown Art Museum, David Mickenberg, began the discussion with a broad view of the art world suggesting that it is everywhere, all around us, and has multiple layers. Those layers however, he insisted, are non-hierarchical ¬¬and art...

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