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

Ready, Make a Set, Go!

This 6 week class explores how to create pottery in sets. If you have some experience and want to learn how to create matching tea ...

Teen Wheel (Ages 13–17)

See how fun the potter’s wheel can be! In this class you’ll learn how to center, pull a cylinder, and make beautiful functional work. Artist-in-Residence ...

Mud Slingers (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 ...

Recycled Papermaking Journal

Give new life to your waste paper. Bring in your recycled paper bin (old letters, junk mail, science tests, divorce papers?) and you will learn ...

Interpreting Landscape (bas-relief and print)

Explore landscape forms in two and three dimensions. Bring your sketches, photos, or postcards of scenes that resonate with you; translate them into a bas-relief ...

& 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 ...

Friday Fling: Ceramics

July 14th, 6 p.m.

SOLD OUT Advanced registration & payment required. The perfect date night – come to the studio and learn to throw a bowl! We provide the clay, the tools, and of course ...

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.