Three New Exhibitions: Opening Reception Feb. 13th
Feb02

Three New Exhibitions: Opening Reception Feb. 13th

The Jacksonville Center for the Arts is hosting a unique pottery show of Floyd potters called “Floyd Potters: Generations of Clay” in their Hayloft Gallery.  The show will feature more than 18 potters, ceramicists, and sculptors, all of whom have been connected in some way to the larger body of Floyd potters. A special memorial display for well-known Floyd potter Tom Phelps will be displayed, coordinated by the late Phelps’ wife,...

Read More
2015 Themed Exhibition: Something About Barns
Oct06

2015 Themed Exhibition: Something About Barns

Haylofts, pigs, and pitchforks are subjects in an uncommon art exhibit opening this weekend at The Jax. The “Something About Barns” exhibit will feature art that may strike a chord for anyone who has spent time around barns, barn raising enthusiasts, or anyone who can appreciate the captivating view of rustic landscapes. The exhibit will take place in our Hayloft Gallery, and all are invited to a free reception, 5-7 PM, Saturday,...

Read More
New Works 2015
Feb05

New Works 2015

As usual, our hard-working and talented Hayloft Gallery Committee has installed a spectacular showcase. But they could not have accomplished such good work without good ARTWORK. This is truly an exciting display of so many new pieces created by many individuals among our regional artisan pool within the past year. We are so excited to give you a sneak preview here — but come by during our open hours (Tuesday through Saturday,...

Read More
Self-Portraits Exhibit and New Breezeway Gallery Exhibit Opening
Oct09

Self-Portraits Exhibit and New Breezeway Gallery Exhibit Opening

Even though “selfies” are a relatively new phenomenon, self-portrature among artists and craftspeople has a very long history. Floyd’s Jacksonville Center for the Arts is joining that tradition by offering an exhibit presenting self-portraits created by regional artists and crafts people. This 2014 themed Hayloft Gallery exhibition opens to the public on Friday, October 3, at the same time the Breezeway Gallery opens with photography...

Read More
Jax Juried Exhibition Awards
Jun18

Jax Juried Exhibition Awards

Jurist David Mickenberg offered an informative talk about his decision-making processes for a large group (~120) on June 14, 2014. Jax’s Meet the Artists and Awards Reception for the 2014 Jax Juried Exhibition was also the reception for the Floyd Co. High School students’ show in the downstairs Breezeway Gallery. The 46 individual pieces in the show (chosen by Mickenberg from 257 digital image submissions) were numbered for anonymity...

Read More
New Voice, Young Innovation Exhibition
Mar13

New Voice, Young Innovation Exhibition

Exhibition Showcases Emerging Artists Floyd’s Jacksonville Center for the Arts will mount an exhibition of artistry from new and/or young creators in its Hayloft Gallery. The show opens April 4, 2014 and runs through May 31. A “Meet the Artists” reception will be held April 12 from 5PM to 8PM, which will celebrate not only these emerging artists, but also the Jacksonville Center’s talented instructors, whose works will be shown...

Read More

Floyd High School Art Students and Heart Gallery Reception

The combined Exhibition Opening Receptions for two Jacksonville Center shows will be held on December 14, from 5 – 8 PM. Upstairs in the premier Hayloft Gallery will be the artwork of the Floyd High School art students. Downstairs, in the Breezeway Gallery, a partnership to raise adoption awareness will showcase portraits of children in Virginia’s foster care system who await forever homes. The exhibitions and the reception are free...

Read More

Floyd High School Art Students and Heart Gallery Reception

The combined Exhibition Opening Receptions for two Jacksonville Center shows will be held on December 14, from 5 – 8 PM. Upstairs in the premier Hayloft Gallery will be the artwork of the Floyd High School art students. Downstairs, in the Breezeway Gallery, a partnership to raise adoption awareness will showcase portraits of children in Virginia’s foster care system who await forever homes. The exhibitions and the reception are free...

Read More