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

Image of The Genesee Center for the Arts & Education demonstrating their  program

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

Basics of Screen Printing

This workshop will cover the basics of screen printing process from start to finish. Creating imagery, transferring the image to the screen, printing and clean-up ...

Family Fun: Handbuilt Bird Feeder

Get ready for spring by building a simple slab bird feeder. Bring the family and make a unique and lasting work of art for your ...

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 expressive material, ...

Paper Marbling

Paper marbling is a method of aqueous surface design, which can produce patterns similar to marble or other stone. The patterns are the result of ...


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 ...

& Events

The Artist Within: Annual Photography Volunteer Exhibit

Feb 12th - May 27th

For more than a decade the Genesee Center for the Arts & Education photography volunteers have allowed individuals to not ...

DIY Valentine's Day Card Workshop

February 13th, 10 a.m.

Create your own card from scratch at the DIY Valentine's Day Card Workshop. Make your own paper, letterpress your greeting, and then share with your Valentine. FREE and open to the ...

Spokes & Ink

June 04th, noon

Simply put, Spokes & Ink is a festival celebrating bike lovers and bike-inspired poster art. It’s a Monroe Ave mashup of cycling enthusiasts, local artists, cold beer, live music, unique ...

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