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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Brouwer’s “50/50 4 JAX”
Dec15

Brouwer’s “50/50 4 JAX”

Great good friend of The Jax, Charlie Brouwer, has announced his second annual “50/50 4 JAX” promotion. Here’s how it works: From now until December 29th of this year, for every purchase of his work from his studio, 50% of the sale will be donated to your JAX! Charlie’s sculptures range in size and price — not everything is a large, outdoor sculpture. Some items hang or sit inside, and all are varied,...

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Festival of Trees — BID TO WIN
Nov13

Festival of Trees — BID TO WIN

In partnership with our local businesses, Floyd’s Jacksonville Center brings residents and visitors a great reason to do their holiday shopping locally: Lighted, Decorated Table-Top Christmas Trees available to bid on (they’re about 3 ft. tall and about 2 ft. across at the widest point). Over 40 businesses are participating in this event running from November 10 through the Jax’s 20th Anniversary Winterfest Crafts...

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Crowdfunding The Arts
Aug16

Crowdfunding The Arts

We are proud to introduce Eliot, the new Jacksonville Center Spokescat. He is our ambassador for a new effort to diversify our fundraising reach to a global audience. From the platform, Indiegogo.com, we have launched a crowdfunding campaign in celebration of our 20 years of service to Southwest Virginia. Introducing our 20th Anniversary Campaign on Indiegogo: Eliot has starred in a movie that explains a little bit about Floyd and...

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