24th Annual Winterfest and Festival of Trees – Dec 1 & 2, 2018
Nov06

24th Annual Winterfest and Festival of Trees – Dec 1 & 2, 2018

Shop local, shop handmade, shop FUN!  The Floyd Center for the Arts 24th Annual Winterfest Arts & Crafts Festival and the 5th Annual Festival of Trees will be held on Saturday December 1, 10 am – 5 pm and on Sunday, December 2, 11 am – 5 pm.  This year’s event features more than 30 artisan vendors selling their wares, kids’ holiday-themed art activities, our ever-popular Art Cafe offering breakfast, lunch,...

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Beth Macy Speaks about “Dopesick” Sunday, November 25 at 3:00 pm
Oct14

Beth Macy Speaks about “Dopesick” Sunday, November 25 at 3:00 pm

“Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors and the Drug Company that Addicted America” on Sunday, November 25, 2018 at 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...

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Workshops & Classes
Jun05

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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Artists’ Opportunities
Jun04

Artists’ Opportunities

Links to Applications for Artists! Exhibits, Festivals & Tours!

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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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Opening Reception – VMFA Fellowship Winners – June 9th 5-7pm
May31

Opening Reception – VMFA Fellowship Winners – June 9th 5-7pm

The Floyd Center for the Arts is presenting an exhibition of work by seven artists who recently won Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowships. The opening reception is on Saturday, June 9, from 5-7pm and is free and open to the public, refreshments will be served and a cash bar will be available.  The exhibition continues through August 4.   The works on display include photography, paintings, sculptures, and mixed mediums. Floyd...

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