Winterfest 2017!  December 2 & 3
Nov27

Winterfest 2017! December 2 & 3

The Floyd Center for the Arts 23rd Annual Winterfest Arts & Crafts Festival will be held December 2 & 3, 2016, from 10AM to 5PM on Saturday and 11AM to 5PM on Sunday and features around 30 local artisans and vendors this year. The first Winterfest was designed as a year-end showcase of local artisanship and creativity, in time for local residents’ holiday shopping, many of whom have always had a policy of buying locally made...

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Frieda Howard Retrospective Exhibition Reception Oct. 7
Sep24

Frieda Howard Retrospective Exhibition Reception Oct. 7

The Frieda Howard Retrospective Exhibition will be on display in the Falcon Gallery at The Floyd Center for the Arts from October 6 through November 25. The Center welcomes you to the opening reception held on October 7 from 5 to 7pm.  The Frieda Howard retrospective exhibition includes sculptures, assemblages and wearable artworks made from a variety of media, including welded steel and manipulated found objects. Ranging from...

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GiveBig – 4/26/17
Feb09
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POLYMER CLAY RETREAT Sept 23-25, 2016, Floyd VA With Jana Roberts Benzon

Download a PDF flyer of this information here! Jana Roberts Benzon has a diverse artistic background in various mediums, but polymer clay has captured her creative spirit like nothing else. Jana has focused on creating her brand of intricate “millefiori” canework and in perfecting her innovative techniques for building and reducing canes.  From those canes, Jana loves creating interesting, dimensional jewelry pieces often...

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Author Charles D. Thompson at The Jax, March 20: Free and Open to the Public
Feb11

Author Charles D. Thompson at The Jax, March 20: Free and Open to the Public

On Sunday, March 20 at 3 pm, author Charles D. Thompson will be at The Jax discussing his most recent book, Border Odyssey. The event is free and open to the public, with a reception to follow. Please join us!   About Border Odyssey: Border Odyssey (publication date April 15, 2015) is a quixotic, modern-day, too-small-rental-car determined drive toward understanding the US-Mexico divide: all 1,969 miles. It is former farmer,...

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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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FAD, August 14: “Artist’s Groups – Why?”
Aug08

FAD, August 14: “Artist’s Groups – Why?”

Blue Pomegranate To Be Special Guests of Floyd Art Dialogue August 14, 12-1 pm in the Community Room             The topic for this month’s Floyd Art Dialogue (FAD) at the Jacksonville Center for the Arts is “Artist’s Groups – Why?”. Throughout the history of art, artists have formed groups. Sometimes it has been a way to market their work, and other times they have formed around a new style or philosophy of art. Sometimes...

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Kid’s Art Camp: July 16 – 20
Jun04

Kid’s Art Camp: July 16 – 20

Save the Dates – Kids Art Camp – July 16 – 20, 2018 Information and Registration Coming Soon! Join the Annual Kids Camp at the Jax! This year will we have new and exciting activities and classes. Youth Ages 8-14 (siblings age 7 or 15 may also participate)   July 6-10, 2015  Monday-Friday, 9am-3:30pm Jax Members $150 / General Public $175 / Deposit $75 All materials and afternoon snack included!   About the week:...

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