February & March New Art Exhibitions
Feb01

February & March New Art Exhibitions

The Center is pleased to open three new art exhibitions in this spring.   Opening reception for all three exhibits is Saturday, February 18th, 5-7pm.  The reception and exhibitions are alway free adn open to the public.  Light refreshments will be served and a cash bar will be available during the opening reception as well. February and March of 2017 will feature: New Works, our annual community exhibition of new artworks from...

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Hoppie Vaughan & The Ministers of Soul, Jan. 21
Jan06

Hoppie Vaughan & The Ministers of Soul, Jan. 21

Throw off those winter blues, and come join us for some Hoppie Vaughan blues! Hoppie Vaughan and The Ministers of Soul will be preforming for a night of blues at the Floyd Center for the Arts on January 21, 2017 at 7:30pm.  Tickets are $15 in advanced and $20 at the door.  You can buy tickets in person, over the phone and online through PayPal below.     About Hoppie Vaughan: Hoppie is a native South Carolinian and grew up...

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Announcing Floyd Plein Air Festival 2017, Aug 14-19
Dec30

Announcing Floyd Plein Air Festival 2017, Aug 14-19

The Floyd Plein Air Festival 2017 is a new and exciting event that grew from the success of 2016 Plein Air Crush weekend. We invite artists to come and join fellow national and regional painters for a WEEK of plein air painting in beautiful Floyd County, Virginia!  Patrons of the arts will be invited to participate in many free and ticketed portions of the week.  More information about how to buy patron tickets will be available in...

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Call for Artists: 15th Annual New Works Exhibit
Dec12

Call for Artists: 15th Annual New Works Exhibit

You are invited to participate in The Floyd Center for the Arts’ 15th Annual New Works Exhibit In the Hayloft Gallery, February 10 to April 1, 2017 Each year The Floyd Center for the Arts invites our local and regional artistic community to show us whats new in your world during this annual exhibit.  Please read about this exhibit below.  Applications are due Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Download the Application Here! Member/Non-Member...

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Floyd County High School and TAVA Exhibits Opening Dec. 9
Dec07

Floyd County High School and TAVA Exhibits Opening Dec. 9

Join us on Friday, December 9 from 4-6 pm, for the opening reception of new exhibitions in the Hayloft, Breezeway, and Falcon Galleries. Free and open to the public. Snacks provided! Hayloft Gallery: Floyd County High School Exhibition Students from the Floyd County High School will have 200 pieces of artwork on display between December 9, 2016 and January 28, 2017 upstairs in the Hayloft Gallery. With work from 79 students,...

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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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New Exhibition at CAIO in Blacksburg
Oct31

New Exhibition at CAIO in Blacksburg

The Floyd Center for the Arts is organizing an exhibition at one of our neighboring arts organization’s galleries!  Photographer, June Damanti, Painter Sean Hatter, and Ceramicist Sidra Kaluszka will all have work on display at CAIO (Community Arts Information Office) which is the gallery of the Blacksburg Regional Arts Association.  Please join us on Friday, November 4th from 5-7pm for an opening reception.   CAIO is located at...

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Halloween Kidsfest: Sunday, October 23!
Oct17

Halloween Kidsfest: Sunday, October 23!

This year’s family-friendly seasonal event is bigger and better than ever! Begun by Chris Shackelford back in 2001, Halloween Kidsfest has been a free community service for 14 years. 2016 will be no different with many traditional aspects and several new activities for all ages! Come for the tots, come for the frightening fun, come for the games and make-it-yourself workshops: Sunday, October 23, 1 to 4 PM all around the center....

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Pianist Olga Vinokur, October 16
Sep27

Pianist Olga Vinokur, October 16

Sunday, October 16, 2016 at 3 pm Pianist Olga Vinokur    Adults $25, Students $15 $30/$20 at the door Tickets can be purchased at the door. Olga Vinokur is an acclaimed pianist and a dynamic performer on the classical and contemporary music scene who is gaining recognition for “the strength and consistency of her artistry” as noted by NYTimes. She has appeared in US and internationally as recitalist, with orchestra and chamber...

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