Special Events

Most events are free of charge and open to the public.  Those events that include a fee will be noted by a ($). 

March 18Florence Flapjack Fundraiser, 8 am – 11 am ($)

March 26 A Mixed Palette, 5 pm – 6:30 pm

April 28- Arbor Day FLO Kid’s Exhibit

April 30- A Mixed Palette, 4:30 pm – 6 pm

May 12- Reception for The Blue Ridge Art Clan Exhibition 5:30 pm – 8 pm

May 28- A Mixed Palette, 4:30 pm – 6 pm

June 9- Gallery Crawl and Auction Habitat for Humanity’s RePurposed for a Reason, 5 pm – 8 pm

June 25- A Mixed Palette3 pm – 5 pm

July 30- A Mixed Palette, 4:30 pm – 6 pm Event Cancelled*

August 11- Gallery Crawl and Reception for the Corey Anne Celebration of Women in the Arts, 5 pm – 8 pm

August 18- Backstreet Concert with the Mountain Laurels sponsored by FTAS and CACWA, 7 pm

August 19- Symposium for the Corey Anne Celebration of Women in the Arts, 10 am – 12 pm

August 27- A Mixed Palette4:30 pm – 6 pm

September 8- Gallery Crawl, 5 pm – 8 pm

September 24- A Mixed Palette4:30 pm – 6 pm

October 13- Gallery Crawl and Reception for Open Studio Exhibit, 5 pm – 8 pm

October 29- A Mixed Palette, 4:30 pm – 6 pm


Regular Events:

FIRST FRIDAY

Join us on the first Friday of every month, from 6-9 pm, to create your own masterpiece with a professional artist. View the 2016 Workshop Schedule to see a complete listing. $30/person

GALLERY CRAWL

On the second Friday of every month, from June-October, Florence along with the other galleries in and around downtown West Jefferson, keep our galleries open from 5-8 pm for the monthly Gallery Crawl. Free event.

A MIXED PALETTE

On the fourth Sunday of every month, Florence Art School will be hosting an adult art education program.  This evening program is offered to the community free of charge.  Please join us for discussions and presentations on a range of topics in the arts including artist talks, art history, art collectors and more!

OPEN STUDIO

On most Thursdays the workshop area is used for open studio. Click here for more information about Open Studio and Open Studio dates.

SPONTANEOUS ART HAPPENINGS

Every once in a while an opportunity arises that we did not plan for, but cannot pass up – we call these “Spontaneous Art Happenings.’ If you would like to be notified of such events please sign up for our eNews or follow us on Facebook.