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.


adult courses


kids courses

Intro to the Wheel II

This class is for those who have taken a wheel class previously, and want to build on their skills. You will work skill-building exercises, and ...

Basic Studio Lighting

Create pleasing portraiture with our White Lightning strobe system. Learn to use an exposure meter, soft boxes, umbrellas, and various attachments for multiple lighting set ...

Friday Fling: Ceramics

The perfect date night – come to the studio and learn to throw a bowl! We provide the clay, the tools, and of course the ...

Advanced Wheel Throwing

For the accomplished potter, Chea will provide individualized attention, with the focus on refining your craft, and enhancing your own personal style. Also included is ...

Mud Slingers I (Ages 6-9)

Mudslingers will give the young artist a complete understanding of the handbuilt ceramic process, from working the clay, to creating and glazing their own unique ...

& Events

College Collective 2016

Jun 17th - Jul 16th

Showcasing the best in College Book Arts, Ceramics, and Photography. Participating Artists:Book Arts: Kellee Morgado, Patricia Calixte, Rachael Mayer, Ashley Kujat, Kelly ...

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 ...

Friday Fling: Book Arts

August 12th, 6 p.m.

Advanced registration & payment required. A 3-hour whirlwind of letterpress printing, hand papermaking, and bookbinding. Leave with lots of goodies. Start your weekend off right! Create with us while you sip ...

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