Opens with art exhibits and a mission to create a Cultural Center for Floyd County to include art, theater, history, music, book discussions and class space, located in the historic Presbyterian Church Building on Main Street.
Begins monthly series of one-man shows.
Receives volunteer staffing from Floyd County Woman’s Club, VPI Extension, and Retired Senior Volunteer Program groups.
Partners with VPI Extension Service to present the first summer Children’s Art Workshop.
Establishes monthly historical exhibits in recognition of the Floyd County Sesquicentennial (partners for specific months include Extension, Ruritans, Ministerial Association, Historical Society).
Gains nonprofit, tax-exempt status.
OCG presents monthly historical exhibits in recognition of the Floyd County Sesquicentennial (partners for specific months include Extension, Ruritans, Floyd County Ministerial Association, Historical Society).
Designs and prints 1981 Sesquicentennial Calendar.
Establishes a monthly Book Discussion group.
Receives first historical artifacts donated by Katherine See.
Establishes a History Museum Committee.
Organizes the Old Church Gallery Quilters Guild Committee.
Sponsors the Floyd Theater Group which plans to present yearly plays.