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

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The Genesee Center for the Arts & Education 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.

58

adult courses

5

kids courses

Drypoint Etching

Artists will begin by drawing directly onto a zinc plate using a sharp needle. Prints are made by placing ink inside of the rough burr ...

Palladium Printing

Learn the fine craft of hand coating and contact printing onto fine art paper using a palladium emulsion, noted for it's rich tonal quality. Bring ...

Monoprinting

Monoprinting is a course that studies the fundamentals of ways of seeing line and shape. Emphasis is given to sketches and quick studies utilizing a ...

The Digital SLR Camera - Intensive

Make your camera work for you! Learn all the functions of your camera, including manually adjusting aperture, shutter speed, and ISO, exposure modes, lenses, image ...

Creating Letterpress Plates with Adobe Illustrator

Create photopolymer plates for letterpress printing using Adobe Illustrator. After spending two weeks in the digital lab learning some Illustrator basics and how best to ...

Exhibitions
& Events

Under Safelight: Photographs by Chris Holmquist, Jonathan Merritt and Mark J. Watts


Nov 11th - Jan 07th

An exhibition of recent work by three of our darkroom Photography teachers.

Friday Fling: Discover Darkroom Mysteries


December 09th, 6 p.m.

Advanced registration & payment required. Experience the magic of photography in a night of darkroom experimentation. Bring a date or your friends and have a drink on us while you create ...

Under Safelight: Photographs by Chris Holmquist, Jonathan Merritt and Mark J. Watts Reception


November 11th, 6 p.m.

Join us for the opening reception of Under Safelight, an exhibition of recent work by three of our darkroom Photography teachers.

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