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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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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Free Open Ceramics Studio for Empty Bowls Feb 23-24
Jan27

Free Open Ceramics Studio for Empty Bowls Feb 23-24

The glazing date for the open studio benefiting Empty Bowls, previously scheduled for March 24th, has been postponed due to impending weather concerns. It has been rescheduled for Saturday, March 31. The 11th annual Empty Bowls event will be held at The Floyd County High School on April 8th 11:30 to 2pm. The Floyd Center for the Arts invites potters of all experience levels to come make use of our studio, materials, and equipment,...

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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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Winterfest! December 3-4, 2016
Nov18

Winterfest! December 3-4, 2016

The Floyd Center for the Arts 22nd Annual Winterfest Arts & Crafts Festival will be held December 3 & 4, 2016, from 10AM to 5PM on Saturday and 11AM to 5PM on Sunday, featuring more than 30 local artisans and vendors this year. Plus, Santa Claus will be making a special appearance for children’s photos from 2:30-4:30 on Saturday. The first Winterfest was designed as a year-end showcase of local artisanship and creativity, in...

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German Christmas Party, December 11
Nov14

German Christmas Party, December 11

On Sunday, December 11 at 5 pm, Germany and Floyd will unite for an evening of German Advent and Christmas traditions. Clemens and Barbara von Claparède-Crola will open their home for a fundraiser supporting The Floyd Center for the Arts. Clemens and Barbara, originally from Germany, moved to Floyd County over 20 years ago, keeping their German heritage and customs a priority. “We only speak German at home, and we try to ‘live’ all...

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2015 Year-End Giving Campaign: FINAL WEEK
Nov27

2015 Year-End Giving Campaign: FINAL WEEK

Week 4: Two Tickets to Floyd Fandango, courtesy of Across the Way Productions. Donate between December 11 and December 18 to be entered to win this great prize! In recent months, we have enjoyed looking back at the history of The Jacksonville Center for the Arts. Twenty years ago, The Jacksonville Center opened its doors as Floyd’s community art center. From the early days until now, the Jacksonville Center family has worked...

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2015 Year-End Giving Campaign and Raffle
Nov19

2015 Year-End Giving Campaign and Raffle

In recent months, we have enjoyed looking back at the history of The Jacksonville Center for the Arts. Twenty years ago, The Jacksonville Center opened its doors as Floyd’s community art center. From the early days until now, the Jacksonville Center family has worked tirelessly to provide a venue for artists, exhibitions, education, and music. As 2015 comes to a close, we look forward to planning the next 20 years and how we can...

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20th Anniversary Gala!
Sep24

20th Anniversary Gala!

Celebrate with us!  Its our 20th Anniversary this year! We are holding a 1920’s themed gala on November 14! Experience the glitz and glamour of the roaring twenties at our 20th Anniversary Gala! Tickets now available! Cocktails, wine, and beer along with heavy hors d’oeuvres provided by Cast Iron Catering.  Cash Bar. (One free drink with each ticket included) Music by: David Oakes, John Winnicki & Sally Walker, and...

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Silent Auction Donations Needed!
Aug11

Silent Auction Donations Needed!

We are conducting our 20th Annual Membership Meeting on Saturday, September 19, which will include our 10th Silent Auction Social, with final bidding from 6pm to 7p.m. Would you be willing to donate a piece of artwork that you have made, a piece you’ve owned but would like to pass along and/or a service certificate that gives someone the opportunity to benefit from the valuable skills you possess? For example, past auction items have...

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