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.

56

adult courses

9

kids courses

Magic in the Darkroom (Ages 6-9)

Students will experience the magic of the darkroom by creating their very own photographs—without a camera! The word “photogram” means “light drawing” (Greek) and students, ...

Magic in the Darkroom (Ages 10-13)

Students will experience the magic of the darkroom by creating their very own photographs—without a camera! The word “photogram” means “light drawing” (Greek) and students, ...

Understanding the Art of Photography

Why do some photographs stand out while others fail to gain audience attention? This two hour discussion will cover design as it relates to photography. ...

Intro to the Wheel II

This Introduction II class is for those who have taken a wheel class previously, and want to improve their technique. You will work on skill-building ...

Lovin’ Letterpress  

Immerse yourself in letterpress printing. Choose from our hundreds of fonts and learn to handset type from California Job cases. Print from a variety of ...

Exhibitions
& Events

Family Photographs


Nov 09th - Dec 15th

From the daguerreotype of the 1850’s, to Kodak’s snapshot craze a hundred years later, to the countless photos currently stored ...

A Herd of Prints Reception


January 11th, 6 p.m.

Join us for the opening reception of A Herd of Prints, featuring new work by Studio Artist Victoria Savka.

Chili Cookoff


February 09th, 4:30 p.m.

Select a beautiful handmade ceramic bowl from our Flower City potters. Sample a variety of meat and vegetarian chilis from over a dozen local restaurants. Vote for your favorites at ...

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.