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.

48

adult courses

4

kids courses

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 ...

Mud Slingers II (Ages 10-13)

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 ...

Handbuilding

Learn to use traditional methods like pinching, coil, and slab to build functional or sculptural work. The skills learned are perfect for an absolute beginner ...

One Step Beyond with your DSLR

Through an in-depth analysis of what your camera can and cannot do, shooting assignments, critiques, and examples from famous photographers, you will expand your knowledge ...

Visual Arts Sampler

This 8 week, hands-on sampler will give interested adults a chance to learn art techniques from experienced teachers. You will throw on the wheel, do ...

Exhibitions
& Events

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


Nov 11th - Dec 30th

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.