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

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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.

49

adult courses

8

kids courses

Looking at Photographs

What makes a great photograph tick? What makes some images have a vibrant spirit about them, but others seem flat or boring? In this course ...

Advanced Bookbinding

This four-week class is designed for those looking to advance their book making skills. Materials will be provided, but students should bring their own tools. ...

Hot-Shoe Flash!

This class will focus on the use of the hot-shoe flash for improving your photographs by understanding how to control the light it produces. Have ...

Friday Fling: Photography (Cyanotype)

Experience the magic of photography in a night of darkroom experimentation. Bring a date or your friends and have a drink on us while you ...

Homeschool Series

This is a six week immersion in the visual arts, where your child will have the opportunity to work with clay, printmaking, bookarts, and photography. ...

Exhibitions
& Events

Under Safelight: Photographs by Chris Holmquist, Jonathan Merritt, & Mark J. Watts


Nov 11th - Dec 30th

Under Safelight is an exhibition celebrating darkroom photography by showcasing the recent work of three of our Photography program teachers. ...

Friday Fling: Photography (Cyanotype)


December 09th, 6 p.m.

Advanced registration & payment required. Experience the magic of photography in a night of darkroom experimentation. Bring a date or your friends and have a drink on us while you create ...

He'll Print on Anything Reception


December 03rd, 5 p.m.

Featuring a selection of works from Mitchel Ahern's letterpress printing practices "He'll Print on Anything" includes a protest banner on canvas, two of his "Angry Dishtowels" series, two 9-color prints ...

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