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

Cone 6 Glaze-Mixing

Learn more about how and why glazes work. Experiment with developing your own glaze recipe, and adjusting commercial glazes to formulate your own unique color. ...

Flash! Fiction and Photography (Ages 14-17)

**Call Writers & Books, 585-473-2590 x107 for more information or to register.** In this collaborative experience with Writers & Books, students will create their own ...

iPhoneography Workshop

This workshop provides an introduction to how the iPhone camera works and how to use that knowledge to your advantage when taking photographs for standard, ...


Monoprinting is a course that studies the fundamentals of ways of seeing line and shape. Emphasis is given to sketches and quick studies utilizing a ...

Victorian Hair Wreath History and Craft

The art of making jewelry and wreaths out of human hair flourished in the Victorian time period. Hair is one of the most unique and ...

& Events

Where Turkeys Go to Die

Jan 12th - Feb 25th

Where Turkeys Go to Die is an exhibition of photographs by local photographer David Corbin. Photographs on display were created ...

HIV/AIDS and Rochester: A Working Critique

April 04th, 9 a.m.

Maxwell Harvey-Sampson, the current artist-in-residence for Photography & Digital Arts, is studying the historic and contemporary impact that HIV/AIDS has on Rochester, NY. Maxwell's work in progress will be on ...

Wall-to-Wall: 2018 Members Exhibition Reception

March 02nd, 6 p.m.

Join us as we celebrate our members! Our second annual member exhibition will feature a wide variety of works made by the artists enjoying membership at the Flower City Arts ...

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.