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

Image of The Flower City Arts Center demonstrating their  program

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


Join Karin Marlett Choi to create pop-ups that surprise and delight. Learn how to make dimensional cards that pop, bloom and move. She'll teach you ...

The Situational Portrait

Learn how to take better portraits without owning a studio. Using natural and available light, you will discover techniques to help you improve your images ...

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 ...

Paper Marbling

In this two-day workshop, you will learn to create your own one-of-a-kind marbled papers. Paper marbling is a method of aqueous surface design, which can ...


Follow the transformative states of a copper plate, with the assistance of an acid bath. We will go over the use of grounds and their ...

& Events

Studio 678 Exhibition

Mar 23rd - May 07th

***OFFSITE EXHIBITION*** Studio 678 is celebrating its 20th consecutive year as a 24-session after-school photography program for 30 students in ...

Artist Talk with Alyssa M DeWitt

June 16th, 1 p.m.

Join us for an afternoon with exhibiting photographer Alyssa M DeWitt as she shares with us her experience of photographing the same family for nearly a decade. DeWitt will also ...

Imprinted Reception

May 18th, 6 p.m.

Please join us in the Firehouse Gallery for an exhibition of new slipcast porcelain vessels and wall pieces by Studio Manager Kelly Justice.

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.