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

Photography as a Business

Learn what it takes to turn your hobby into a business! Topics will include taxes, accounting, insurance, marketing and calculating how much to charge clients.

Off-Hand Flourishing

Study and execute designs created by past and present Master Penmen using a pointed pen nib. Pointed pen experience helpful but not necessary. All materials ...

Darkroom Toning Workshop

Transform your silver gelatin prints using toners! Explore Selenium, Sepia, Copper and Iron Blue to achieve rich burgundy, brown, peach, and blue tones. The class ...

Sports Photography: Red Wings & Rhinos

Learn what it takes to get great action sports photographs. The first class will provide students with advice and techniques dealing with etiquette, credentials, equipment, ...

Portrait Touch-Up With Photoshop

Learn the basics of touching-up & smoothing skin, enhancing eyes, subtle face & body sculpting and other techniques that will enhance your portraits. To achieve ...

& Events

2017 College Collective

Jun 16th - Jul 25th

Flower City Arts Center is proud to showcase artworks by 39 college art students representing submissions from 48 colleges and ...

Flower City Pottery Invitational 2017

October 13th, 6 p.m.

This is a unique opportunity for collectors, clay enthusiasts and anyone who appreciates finely-crafted, handmade work to meet and talk with masters of the field and see a large body ...

Spokes & Ink

June 03rd, 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 ...

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.