The mission of the Florence Art School is to provide resources for instruction, exhibition and experience in the fine arts and heritage crafts for Ashe County and the region.

WHAT’S NEW AT FLORENCE

Santa Visits Florence

Santa Visits Florence

With apologies to Clement Clarke Moore   “Twas the night before Christmas, when all through Florence, The helpers were watching, the snow come in torrents; They had sprung to life, full of good cheer, For they knew that St. Nicholas soon would be here; The brushes...

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Autumn in the Arts

Autumn in the Arts

"Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” This quote from Albert Camus, the French author and philosopher reflects the love that many people have for the autumn season - the gorgeous leaves against the deep blue sky; the colorful and cheerful displays...

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Ready for Autumn Art

Ready for Autumn Art

It’s almost the end of September, the time when many summer activities begin to wind down.  One place that is definitely not winding down is Florence Thomas Art School. The schedule for the next few months is filled with diverse and interesting workshops.  If your...

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Creative Women

Creative Women

  Last month, I had the pleasure of attending the Corey Anne Celebration of Women in the Arts.  This special event, hosted annually by Florence Thomas Art School is exactly that – a celebration of women in the arts. It was truly stimulating to hear the five featured...

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