Floyd County High School Art Exhibit- Opening Reception December 7th, 4-6pm
Dec05

Floyd County High School Art Exhibit- Opening Reception December 7th, 4-6pm

All are invited to join us at Opening Reception on Friday, Dec 7th, 4-6pm Floyd, VA – Floyd County High School students open their annual show at the Floyd Center for the Arts on Friday, Dec. 7th, 4-6PM. Also opening the same evening – Russell Young’s “Sacred Spaces” and Ken Pease’s “The Blues Hounds and Other Rock and Roll Animals.” Each year, Floyd County High School Art students and teachers prepare, hang, and display their artwork...

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24th Annual Winterfest and Festival of Trees – Dec 1 & 2, 2018
Nov19

24th Annual Winterfest and Festival of Trees – Dec 1 & 2, 2018

Shop local, shop handmade, shop FUN!  The Floyd Center for the Arts 24th Annual Winterfest Arts & Crafts Festival and the 5th Annual Festival of Trees will be held on Saturday December 1, 10 am – 5 pm and on Sunday, December 2, 11 am – 5 pm.  This year’s event features more than 30 artisan vendors selling their wares, kids’ holiday-themed art activities, our ever-popular Art Cafe offering breakfast, lunch,...

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FREE!  Halloween Kid Fest Sunday October 28, 2018, 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Oct10

FREE! Halloween Kid Fest Sunday October 28, 2018, 1:00 – 4:00 pm

Kids (and their accompanying adults) are invited to dress up, get creative, and get spooky on a special day of Halloween fun at The Floyd Center for the Arts.  There will be Halloween-themed craft activities, healthy snacks, games, a Halloween photo booth, candy and a costume parade!  All activities are free to the public and all are welcome. Special Thanks to the Floyd Country Store for its generous donation of candy  (’cause...

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Afternoon Arts – Now on Thursdays, too!
Oct03

Afternoon Arts – Now on Thursdays, too!

Please join us for Thursday Afternoon Arts every Thursday, from 4-5pm, in the Classroom at the Floyd Center for the Arts! Tuesday’s Afternoon Arts will still be in the Pottery Studio from 4-5pm, as usual. Over the next few months, on Thursdays in the classroom, we will experiment with Painting, Mixed Media, Crafts, and More, with Center Staff & Guest Artists. Please sign up and pay at the Front Desk before bringing your...

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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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Floyd High School Art Students & Blind Cat Studio Reception, Dec. 15
Nov28

Floyd High School Art Students & Blind Cat Studio Reception, Dec. 15

Due to inclement, the combined Exhibition Opening Receptions for two Floyd Art Center shows has been rescheduled for December 15, from 4 – 6 PM. Upstairs in the premier Hayloft Gallery will be the artwork of the Floyd High School art students. Downstairs, in the Falcon Gallery, will be the artwork of Aven Tanner and Lore Deighan, collectively known as The Blind Cat Studio. The exhibitions are currently viewable and the reception is...

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Halloween Kidsfest: Sunday, October 29!
Sep06

Halloween Kidsfest: Sunday, October 29!

Join us for our Annual Halloween Kid Fest October 29th, 1-4pm! This event is FREE and fun for all ages. We play games, have spooky themed events, facepainting, a costume parade, candy, pumpkin painting, snacks, education arts activities, group photos and more! We love to see the whole family come out and don’t forget to dress up! Thank you to all the volunteers and donors that make this event happen. Business Donors include:...

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Paper Blooms FREE workshops, Saturday, March 25
Mar17

Paper Blooms FREE workshops, Saturday, March 25

The Floyd Center for the Arts invites our community to free paper flower making workshops on Saturday, March 25. The workshops are being organized by Roanoke College’s Olin Hall Galleries as part of their Paper Blooms Project.   Talia Logan, Olin Hall Galleries Director, will lead participants in creating “map roses” during three workshop time frames. Demonstrations start at 10am, 12:30pm and 2pm at the Center. All flowers made will...

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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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An Evening of Irish Music – Claire Egan and Eoin O’Neill
Apr26

An Evening of Irish Music – Claire Egan and Eoin O’Neill

May 24, 2016 – 7PM at The Jacksonville Center for the Arts Tickets: $15, $10 students Available for purchase at the door. Bios of musicians: London born, County Clare based fiddle player Claire Egan was born into a family of musicians and artists from the West of Ireland and has been immersed in the music from listening to the recordings of the Master musicians from the 1920’s as well as the wealth of great musicians from...

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