Educating and inspiring all to create and enjoy the visual arts.

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The Flower City Arts Center is a community of makers, from the established artist to dabbler. Connect with us by joining as a member or enrolling in a class today.


adult courses


kids courses

Papermaking for Artists

We consider hand papermaking an art in itself. However many artists want handmade paper for use in other processes. Everyone knows how much handmade paper ...


Lorna will demonstrate throwing functional forms with porcelain. The surface of the pots will be altered, stamped, and drawn on. This all day demonstration workshop ...


Matt demonstrates how he creates his forms, makes decisions about patterns and carves his unique pots in this 3-hour workshop. Open to all levels!


Handbuilding Techniques with Mary Barringer Mary will demonstrate several handbuilding processes – slab, coil, press molds, pinching – exploring different ways of arriving at a ...

Homeschool: B&W Photography (Ages 14-17)

Part Two of the Photography Homeschool series will introduce students to the basic elements of photography. No camera or prior knowledge needed. Learn how to ...

& Events

Good Things...come in small packages

Nov 10th - Dec 21st

Good Things is an exhibit and sale dedicated to small, finely crafted ceramic art. All work is a personal, intimate ...

Flower City Pottery Invitational 2017

October 13th, 6 p.m.

This is a unique opportunity for collectors, clay enthusiasts and anyone who appreciates finely-crafted, handmade work to meet and talk with masters of the field and see a large body ...

Printmaking & Book Arts Open House

October 28th, 1 p.m.

The Flower City Arts Center Printmaking & Book Arts studio is excited to announce the renovation of a beautiful new fine art print studio. This 700 sq.ft. studio boasts 14’ ...

Flower City Arts Center is supported by funding from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.