Postponed – New Date TBA – Beth Macy Speaks about “Dopesick”
Sep14

Postponed – New Date TBA – Beth Macy Speaks about “Dopesick”

Postponed – New Date TBA  Sunday, September 14, 2018 3:00 PM Beth Macy will talk about and read from her new and already best-selling book, “Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors and the Drug Company that Addicted America,” followed by a book signing and reception.  We are expecting a crowd so come early if you’d like to secure your seat. Doors open at 2PM. Talk begins at 3. Book signing after...

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Winterfest 2018 Vendor Applications Now Available!
Sep11

Winterfest 2018 Vendor Applications Now Available!

The Floyd Center for the Arts’ 24th Annual Winterfest Holiday Celebration will be held on December 1 & 2, 2018 – Saturday, 10:00am- 5:00 pm and Sunday 11:00am- 5:00pm along with other community celebrations. As last year, the dates are both Saturday and Sunday, which offers a second shopping day and provides more opportunity for sales and more options with any weather issues.  We are excited to celebrate the 24th Winterfest! Our...

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The Martinů Quartet – September 27, 2018 7:30 pm
Jun04

The Martinů Quartet – September 27, 2018 7:30 pm

The Martinů Quartet will bring their world renowned music to the Floyd Center for the Arts, Thursday, Sep. 27, 2018, 7:30PM. Tickets are $25 in advance. The Martinů Quartet, originally the Havlák Quartet, was formed in 1976 by the then students of the Prague Conservatoire, inspired by and modelled on such string quartets as the Vlach and the Smetana. They put favourable circumstances to good use by intensive practice and study of the...

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Annual Juried Exhibition in the Hayloft Gallery Opens August 11, 2018
Jun04

Annual Juried Exhibition in the Hayloft Gallery Opens August 11, 2018

2018 Juried Exhibition in the Hayloft Gallery, August 11 – October 6, 2018 Opening Reception Saturday, August 11, 5 – 7 pm.  Free and Open to the Public The Floyd Center for the Arts’ list of artists selected for the 2018 Floyd Juried Art Show in the Hayloft Gallery encompasses artists from across the United States. There were 38 artists selected for this show by distinguished juror W. Dorsey Taylor, Jr., owner of LinDor...

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‘Pure Floyd’, Paintings by Joli Ayn Wood Opening Reception August 11, 2018
Jun04

‘Pure Floyd’, Paintings by Joli Ayn Wood Opening Reception August 11, 2018

Please join us for the Opening Reception of ‘Pure Floyd’, Oil Paintings by Joli Ayn Wood, in the Center’s Falcon Gallery on Saturday, August 11, 2018, 5 – 7 pm.    This exhibit will remain on display through Saturday, October 6, 2018. Born in Roanoke, Virginia, Joli has been painting and creating since 2003, both in the studio and on location “en plein air.” She is inspired by the mountain vistas and rural...

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A Conversation about Contemporary Art July 31, 7-9 pm
Jun01

A Conversation about Contemporary Art July 31, 7-9 pm

The current exhibition at the Floyd Center for the Arts presents work by 6 recent winners of Virginia Museum of Fine Art Fellowships. Their work provides a broad sampling of contemporary art ranging from the historical tradition of oil painting to common objects being repurposed into sculpture. Although several of the artists use photography, they practice it in unique and unusual ways. This exhibition provides an appropriate setting...

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Jazz and Blues at the Floyd Center for the Arts – August 24, 2018
Jun01

Jazz and Blues at the Floyd Center for the Arts – August 24, 2018

In Floyd for one performance: Shawn Spencer & The Jacksonville Five Shawn Spencer is the vocalist for Star City Swag, a group based in Roanoke, VA, that harkens to a bygone era of classic blues and jazz. Drawn to the elegance and sophistication of jazz greats like Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday and Nancy Wilson, Spencer pays homage to these Sovereign Sirens. The Jacksonville Five features Chris Prokosch on Bass, Tom Floyd, Piano;...

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Author Rebecca Godwin July 22  3:00 – 4:00 pm
Jun01

Author Rebecca Godwin July 22 3:00 – 4:00 pm

Rebecca Godwin has published two novels, Private Parts (Longstreet Press) and Keeper of the House (St. Martin’s Press), which was named a Top 10 Book of 1995 by the Charleston, SC, Post and Courier. Her short fiction has appeared in Paris Review, South Carolina Review, The Sun, and elsewhere, including in The Oxford American’s “Best of the South” issue. Among her honors is a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, a MacDowell...

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2018 House & Garden Tour, June 30
May03

2018 House & Garden Tour, June 30

Saturday, June 30, 2018 9:30 am – 4:30 pm You can buy tickets at the Center, online (scroll down to the “buy now” link), or at each individual house on Saturday, June 30th.  Please use cash or check at the houses only. Tickets $30 including gourmet box lunch Our 4th House & Garden Tour offers perhaps the most eclectic group of homes we’ve presented so far. The Bell House, oldest on the tour, is closest to Floyd...

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GIVE BIG NRV 2018
Apr13

GIVE BIG NRV 2018

Support for Artists and Arts Education, best define The Center’s role in the Floyd community. This year marks our twenty-second year of service.

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