Calendar

Jun
6
Fri
2014 Jax Juried Exhibit in the Hayloft Gallery
Jun 6 – Aug 1 all-day

The Jacksonville Center for the Arts is committed to hosting a juried exhibition every year, offering substantial cash prizes, and professional and public recognition for artists. Juror is David Mickenberg. Please visit our website for more information about the exhibit and this year’s juror.

http://jacksonvillecenter.org/at-the-center/hayloft-gallery/

http://jacksonvillecenter.org/for-the-community/exhibit-your-work-in-2014/

Jun
13
Fri
Floyd High School Art Exhibit in the Breezeway Gallery
Jun 13 – Aug 8 all-day

Each year The Jax supports our talented youth by exhibiting their artwork. This work is most by students taking art during their second semester. – See more at: http://jacksonvillecenter.org/at-the-center/breezeway-gallery/#sthash.2tWFXo95.dpuf

Jul
24
Thu
Fine HeArts
Jul 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Meets every other Thursday from 10am-12pm

This group is free to join. It is lead by volunteers and is self-lead. Please call The Jax to find out what materials you should bring when you plan to join the group.

- See more at: http://jacksonvillecenter.org/at-the-center/clubs/#sthash.U98Pi0L7.dpuf

Afternoon Arts (TS)
Jul 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

An ongoing weekly art opportunity for kids!!
Thursdays, 4-5pm, Ages 4-12, $3 per kid per session!

Celebrate creativity every week, with great art for kids at the Jax.

Kids ages 4 to 12 are invited to experience this array of arts and crafts, and thanks to some wonderful sponsors, each session is now only $3 per child!!

Parent participation is welcome, but not required.

You can register online or call or stop by the Jax during regular business hours.

Walk-ins: please call the center before class to make sure that we are holding class that day–advance notice will be given for Thursdays that will not be scheduled.

The Jax does close when Floyd County public schools are closed, so there will be no Afternoon Arts during school closures.

http://jacksonvillecenter.org/youth/afternoonarts/

Jul
28
Mon
Painting and Drawing Open Studio
Jul 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This is a free, self-guided arts opportunity, where artists can gather at The Jacksonville Center, to be creative together. The Classroom Studio will be open for painting and drawing for those who enjoy collaborating and the sharing of information, critiques, and support. No teachers, lessons, or materials, will be provided, however we will set up a still-life for sketching and painting per request. Please bring all needed materials (paper, pencils, paint, ect.) Artist, Deborah Carrino, will be available in the studio to help attendees as needed. Beginners to advanced artists are welcome, children under 12 must be supervised by a parent.

Painting and Drawing Open Studio
Jul 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This is a free, self-guided arts opportunity, where artists can gather at The Jacksonville Center, to be creative together. The Classroom Studio will be open for painting and drawing for those who enjoy collaborating and the sharing of information, critiques, and support. No teachers, lessons, or materials, will be provided, however we will set up a still-life for sketching and painting per request. Please bring all needed materials (paper, pencils, paint, ect.) Artist, Deborah Carrino, will be available in the studio to help attendees as needed. Beginners to advanced artists are welcome, children under 12 must be supervised by a parent.

Jul
29
Tue
Ceramics Open Studio
Jul 29 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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 of materials and the use of Jax tools. There will be reclaimed clay (clay that has been reworked into good clay), glazes, throwing wheels, a slab roller, and sculpting tools for your use during this time. Participants may bring their own tools as well. They may purchase fresh clay from the center. If participants chose to fire a kiln, they will be required to pay the standard kiln firing fees. The Pottery Studio Assistants, Eric Bolling and Tess Jones, will be on hand for answering any questions you may have, and also for giving demonstrations upon request. Beginners to advanced artists are welcome, children under 12 must be supervised by a parent. Participants must pay in the front office beforehand.

Ceramics Open Studio
Jul 29 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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 of materials and the use of Jax tools. There will be reclaimed clay (clay that has been reworked into good clay), glazes, throwing wheels, a slab roller, and sculpting tools for your use during this time. Participants may bring their own tools as well. They may purchase fresh clay from the center. If participants chose to fire a kiln, they will be required to pay the standard kiln firing fees. The Pottery Studio Assistants, Eric Bolling and Tess Jones, will be on hand for answering any questions you may have, and also for giving demonstrations upon request. Beginners to advanced artists are welcome, children under 12 must be supervised by a parent. Participants must pay in the front office beforehand.

Jul
31
Thu
Afternoon Arts (TS)
Jul 31 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

An ongoing weekly art opportunity for kids!!
Thursdays, 4-5pm, Ages 4-12, $3 per kid per session!

Celebrate creativity every week, with great art for kids at the Jax.

Kids ages 4 to 12 are invited to experience this array of arts and crafts, and thanks to some wonderful sponsors, each session is now only $3 per child!!

Parent participation is welcome, but not required.

You can register online or call or stop by the Jax during regular business hours.

Walk-ins: please call the center before class to make sure that we are holding class that day–advance notice will be given for Thursdays that will not be scheduled.

The Jax does close when Floyd County public schools are closed, so there will be no Afternoon Arts during school closures.

http://jacksonvillecenter.org/youth/afternoonarts/

Aug
1
Fri
Watercolor Batik
Aug 1 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Class Description: Bonnie’s technique of batik is a process of layers of watercolor paint and paraffin wax on Ginwashi rice paper, which is fun and challenging. She will reach you the process step by step and as the layers of wax and color builds it becomes more difficult to see the image and colors, but you will be completely surprised at how great your painting looks at the end! – See more at: http://jacksonvillecenter.org/classes/08-august/watercolor-batik-twd080114-b/#sthash.W0nztT7H.dpuf