Classical to Jazz | Saturday, October 7, 7:30 pm
Sep06

Classical to Jazz | Saturday, October 7, 7:30 pm

The Floyd Center for the Arts opens its 8th season with one of the pillars of chamber music for strings and winds, the Brahms Clarinet Quintet. Also featured on this program will be Klezmer music, and a clarinet quintet by Serbian composer and clarinetist, Ante Grgin, highly recognized in his country. Floyd Arts welcomes musicians David Ehrlich, violin, and Benjamin Wyatt, cello, well known to our audiences, as well as Rami Solomonow,...

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Halloween Kidsfest: Sunday, October 29!
Sep06

Halloween Kidsfest: Sunday, October 29!

Join us for our Annual Halloween Kid Fest October 29th, 1-4pm! This event is FREE and fun for all ages. We play games, have spooky themed events, facepainting, a costume parade, candy, pumpkin painting, snacks, education arts activities, group photos and more! We love to see the whole family come out and don’t forget to dress up! Thank you to all the volunteers and donors that make this event happen. Business Donors include:...

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Hoppie Vaughan and the Ministers of Soul, November 4
Sep06

Hoppie Vaughan and the Ministers of Soul, November 4

Hoppie Vaughan and the Ministers of Soul will play at The Floyd Center for the Art, Saturday, November 4, 2017, 7:30PM. Hoppie is well known in Roanoke, his home turf. He regularly plays at Blues 5 as well as other nightspots. But he’s no stranger to Floyd audiences, playing at Pine Tavern and at the Art Center in past years. Hoppie has played in many states, with many bands since he first formed a band in South Carolina at the age of...

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Silent Auction at The Floyd Center for the Arts
Sep04

Silent Auction at The Floyd Center for the Arts

Shhh! It’s Silent Auction time! From September 11 to 30, the Community Room on the second floor of The Floyd Center for the Arts will be filled with donations from local artisans, individuals and businesses – everything from art works to gift certificates for service. Thinking of giving original art to folks on your holiday gift list? Bid here and add a donation to the meaning of their gift! Is there a local business you’ve been...

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“For Community” A Themed Exhibit By and For the Community
Sep04

“For Community” A Themed Exhibit By and For the Community

Exhibit open October 13 thru November 25, reception held Saturday, October 21, 5-7pm Communities can be small, large, exclusive or inclusive and everyone is part of one or, more likely, many communities. For this exhibition we invited submissions of works of art that express feelings or ideas about community, or were created with or for a community. Floyd Center for the Arts is proud to host an open exhibition on this theme of...

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2017 Winterfest Applications Now Available!
Sep04

2017 Winterfest Applications Now Available!

The Floyd Center for the Arts’ 23rd Annual Winterfest Holiday Celebration will be held on December 2 & 3, 2017 – 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 23rd...

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Floyd Plein Air Festival Celebration and Awards
Aug21

Floyd Plein Air Festival Celebration and Awards

Floyd Plein Air Festival Awards: Best in Week Platinum Award, Sponsored by Plein Air Magazine and the Floyd Center for the Arts: Kyle Buckland, “A Quiet Night on the Town”. Gold Award, Sponsored by SourceTek: Jeremy Sams, “Vaughan’s Mill” Silver Award, Sponsored by Golden Products: Thomas Bradshaw, “The Hangout” Bronze Award, Sponsored by Ampersand: Kathleen Hudson, “Morning Shroud” Best Farm Scene, Sponsored by Raymar: Maria Reardon,...

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Farm-to-Table Dinner, August 17th

Dinner will be created by Chef Ashleigh Ward at Riverstone Farm. Ms. Ward baked her first cake at six years old, cultivating her passion for cooking at a young age.  With 18 years of experience in the industry, Ashleigh has filled many roles, from catering for films and commercials, feeding the masses at festivals, to creating intimate private events. Through this a deep appreciation was gained. Discovery and experimentation are...

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Jazz & Blues Concert, Aug. 25th, 7:30pm
Jul25

Jazz & Blues Concert, Aug. 25th, 7:30pm

Floyd Center for the Arts presents… Jazz & Blues with performance by Shawn Spencer & The Jacksonville Five Friday, August 25, 2017 @ 7:30 PM   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...

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“Old Lands, New Visions” – a curated photography exhibit
Jul20

“Old Lands, New Visions” – a curated photography exhibit

The Floyd Center for the Arts will be showing a curated exhibit of photography from August 11 to October 7 titled “Old Lands, New Visions”. The show will be curated by noted photographer Russ Young. It will exhibit the works of six outstanding U.S. artists hailing from across of the country and feature images from around the globe. An opening reception will be held on August 19th in the Hayloft Gallery from 5 to 7 pm with...

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