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

Lightroom Revealed

Lightroom is a powerful tool that offers more than basic photo editing. Topics include image import functions, along with image editing, batch processing, export functions, ...

Surface Decoration

Enjoy a Saturday afternoon surface decoration workshop with one of our resident artists, Lane Chapman. She will demonstrate how to create depth with layering using ...

Advanced Wheel Throwing

For the accomplished potter, Chea will provide individualized attention, with the focus on refining your craft and enhancing your own personal expression and style. Lidded ...

Teen Wheel

See how fun the potter’s wheel can be! In this 6 week class you’ll learn how to center, pull a cylinder, and make beautiful functional ...

Mud Slingers I (Ages 6-9)

Mudslingers will give the young artist a complete understanding of the hand-built ceramic process, from working the clay to creating and glazing their own unique ...

& Events

Of These Streets: Photographs by Jeremy Moule, Benjamin Osborne, & Jason Wilder

Jul 13th - Aug 26th

Of These Streets presents unique perspectives of Rochester, NY through the camera lens of three local photographers. These observers capture ...

Friday Fling: Ceramics

July 13th, 6 p.m.

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 the wine/beer ...

Of These Streets Artist Talk & Photo Walk

July 21st, 1 p.m.

Artist Talk: Saturday, July 21, 1-3pmPhotographers Jeremy Moule, Benjamin Osborne, & Jason Wilder will share their inspirations and processes behind their group exhibition Of These Streets currently on view. There ...

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.