Category Archives: Jacksonville Center

What does the Jacksonville Center do for Floyd County?

It helps keep Floyd green For 13 years, the Jacksonville Center has been supporting artistic endeavors and rural creativity in our region. It is an organization of dedicated volunteers backed up by an extremely small group of paid staff members. … Continue reading

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Breaking the rules is harder than it seems

This is Ed Dolinger, one of the instructors at the Jacksonville Center for the Arts in Floyd, VA. He is teaching a class called "Assemblages" which to my mind is a wicked misnomer. In my mind, the course should be … Continue reading

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The end of a silo

In the early dawn, a high reach trackhoe frames a silo marked for demolition This seventy year old silo had been disintegrating for years and was becoming a risk to nearby buildings. This silo was so old that it used … Continue reading

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And a good time was had by all…

It was a cold and rainy Friday night at the Jacksonville Center, but that didn’t stop 75 artists and art supporters from gathering to admire an imaginatively conceived display of works related to the canopy of trees which cover much … Continue reading

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