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

Encaustic Painting

Encaustic painting, also known as hot wax painting, dates back to the Romano-Egyptian Fayum mummy portraits from the 1st Century BC. Today’s artists work with ...

Images & Words

Finding the right words to pair with photographs can be daunting. In this class, we will survey a wide range of image makers who include ...

Basic Studio Lighting

Instruction will include various techniques in the use of the studio's White Lightning strobes in multiple lighting configurations, as well as other equipment such as ...

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 ...

Zine Workshop

Through collage, drawing, and juxtaposing images with text, zines (short for fanzine or magazine) students will learn to make their own small circulation, self-published works. ...

& Events

A Herd of Prints

Jan 11th - Feb 01st

Studio Artist Maria Victoria Savka will exhibit new prints Animals have been my muses for quite some time. Their fur, ...

Valentine's Day Card Printing

February 09th, 10 a.m.

Will you be our Valentine? Come join us in our Printmaking & Bookarts Studio and make a one of a kind Valentine's Day card. Create the perfect, thoughtful, hand-made gift ...

Chili Cookoff

February 09th, 4:30 p.m.

Select a beautiful handmade ceramic bowl from our Flower City potters. Sample a variety of meat and vegetarian chilis from over a dozen local restaurants. Vote for your favorites at ...

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.