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


May 18th - Jun 28th

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

Flower City Pottery Invitational

October 11th, 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: Book Arts

August 10th, 6 p.m.

Advanced registration & payment required. A 3-hour whirlwind of letterpress printing, hand papermaking, and bookbinding. Leave with lots of goodies. Start your weekend off right! Create with us while you sip ...

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.