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.

53

adult courses

5

kids courses

Make Your B&W Prints Sing

Begin the process of transitioning from a decent printer to a master printer. Proper exposure and contrast are a good foundation, but interpreting your images ...

Camera RAW & HDR

Did you know that when you shoot in JPG you might be throwing away over 96% of your image? Use RAW to expand your camera’s ...

Papier-Mâché Workshop (Traditional Mash Method)

Visiting artist Oktavia Schreiner will focus on molding paper maché objects sculpturally without using an inner frame structure. (This is not the strip method!) The ...

Intro to the Wheel

For beginners, this 8 week Intro covers the basics of wheel thrown, functional work. You will learn to master the cylinder, the gateway form to ...

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 ...

Exhibitions
& Events

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


Nov 11th - Dec 31st

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

Friday Fling: Photography (Cyanotype)


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.