Free Children’s Arts Classes thru October
Oct09

Free Children’s Arts Classes thru October

Through a partnership with Blue Cow Arts, Floyd’s Jacksonville Center is able to offer weekly youth classes free of charge through the month of October. The classes are especially designed for young people in mind: for upper elementary and middle-school-aged children, a weekly class (Mondays from 4 – 5 PM) called Cultural Arts, led by Ferrum professor Susan Virginia Mead is free; and for the younger set (pre-K through 7th grade),...

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Rainy Day Project
Jul10

Rainy Day Project

The sultry days of July seem a good time to share a project for parents to keep the kiddoes engaged on those rainy or too hot days, when they cannot be outside, as we’re sure everyone would prefer. Wax-Resist Drawing* This activity is great for young children or artists with special talents and needs. It can be themed to the season, to a lesson plan or area of concentration, or simply created as a gift for grandma or grandpa. What you...

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Day Camp for Creative Kids
Jun12

Day Camp for Creative Kids

Parents! No doubt, your 8 – 14 year-old children are still reveling in the start of summer vacation. But the time will come—likely about mid-July—when the novelty will wear off, and when you parents are wondering what will be next for keeping the kids positively engaged and entertained. And what ever happened to the time for yourself that you could count on during the school year? You might need a break, too, in another little while....

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Free and Low Cost Open Studio Time at The Jax
Jun04

Free and Low Cost Open Studio Time at The Jax

As a community center for the arts, we are committed to furthering our community’s experience in the arts by offering new open studio times. We are now holding an open studio in drawing & painting, ceramics and glass. Please read more about each of these opportunities below! Ceramics Open Studio: Thursdays, 12-5pm The Pottery Studio will be open to all to use for a nominal fee of $5.00 per session. This charge is to cover the cost...

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Floyd High School Art Students and Heart Gallery Reception

The combined Exhibition Opening Receptions for two Jacksonville Center shows will be held on December 14, from 5 – 8 PM. Upstairs in the premier Hayloft Gallery will be the artwork of the Floyd High School art students. Downstairs, in the Breezeway Gallery, a partnership to raise adoption awareness will showcase portraits of children in Virginia’s foster care system who await forever homes. The exhibitions and the reception are free...

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Floyd High School Art Students and Heart Gallery Reception

The combined Exhibition Opening Receptions for two Jacksonville Center shows will be held on December 14, from 5 – 8 PM. Upstairs in the premier Hayloft Gallery will be the artwork of the Floyd High School art students. Downstairs, in the Breezeway Gallery, a partnership to raise adoption awareness will showcase portraits of children in Virginia’s foster care system who await forever homes. The exhibitions and the reception are free...

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