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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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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Call for Artists: 16th Annual New Works Exhibition – Deadline: September 18, 2018
Jun04

Call for Artists: 16th Annual New Works Exhibition – Deadline: September 18, 2018

You are invited to participate in The Floyd Center for the Arts 16th Annual New Works Exhibition In the Hayloft Gallery, October 12 – November 26, 2018  The Floyd Center for the Arts invites you to show off your newest creative inspirations in the 16th Annual New Works Exhibition. This yearly exhibit is a continuing reflection of the artistic growth within our community. All media welcome. Artwork must have been created within the...

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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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Artists’ Opportunities
Jun04

Artists’ Opportunities

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

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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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Kids Art Camp! July 16-20
Jun02

Kids Art Camp! July 16-20

Returning again this year is our ever-popular annual Kids Art Camp – many adults want to join us, but sorry – it’s just for kids!  This year will include lessons in printmaking, working with clay, fabric dyeing, and many more arts activities.  Each year we strive to teach campers about all kinds of art, art techniques, and of course, we make art! Recommended for children 8 to 12 years old.  However 6-7 year olds and...

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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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