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

Image of The Flower City Arts Center demonstrating their  program

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

Teen B&W Photography (Ages 13-16)

Experience how fun the darkroom can be! No camera or prior knowledge needed. Learn how to use a 35 mm FILM camera to understand f-stops, ...

Lovin’ Letterpress  

Immerse yourself in the black art that is letterpress printing. Learn to handset type from California Job cases. We have hundreds of fonts to choose ...

Advanced Cyanotype

Take your cyanotype printing skills to the next level! Learn advanced toning techniques. This 6-week class invites students to work on long-term projects utilizing this ...

Intermediate B&W Photography

Take your 35mm FILM photography skills to the next level! Learn new darkroom techniques and how to think critically about the photographs you take. Topics ...

Smush & Smash (Ages 3-5)

Four weeks of fun smushing and smashing clay, for ages 3-5 with their caregiver/adult. Your child will get their first experience with this expressive material, ...

& Events

Wall-to-Wall: 2017 Members Exhibition

Jan 13th - Feb 25th

The Flower City Arts Center is excited to showcase the artwork of our talented members in an inaugural member exhibition ...

Seconds From the Flame

March 10th, 10 a.m.

Glaze oddities, prototypes, last season's designs, slight imperfections - this is your chance to purchase great works of handcrafted pottery very inexpensively! Get a dish for a deal and a bargain ...

Chili Cookoff

February 25th, 4:30 p.m.

Bring some Tums along with your appetite if you think you can take the heat. Contenders from over a dozen Rochester eateries are duking it out for top honors in ...

This project is funded by a grant from the Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester through support received from Rochester Area Community Foundation.