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

Friday Fling: Book Arts

A 3-hour whirlwind of letterpress printing, hand papermaking, and bookbinding. Leave with lots of goodies. 21+ only. Members 2 for $75 Nonmembers 2 for $95

Salt Printing

Introduced in 1839 by Henry Fox Talbot, salt printing is one of the earliest photographic processes and continues to be a viable option for artists ...

Food Photography & Styling

Learn to professionally style and photograph food with natural light in this 1-day intensive workshop including a retouching and editing demo. Required: working knowledge of ...

Kids Winter Break Art Camp (Ages 9 - 13)

Beat break boredom! Students will enjoy a variety of art experiences in our pottery and book arts studios. The week wraps up with an exhibit ...

Sports Photography: Amerks & Razorsharks

Learn what it takes to get great action sports photographs. The first class will provide students with advice and techniques dealing with etiquette, credentials, equipment, ...

& Events

LUZ DEL DÍA: Copyrighting the Light of Day

Mar 03rd - Mar 31st

Photography Artist-in-Residence (AIR) Exhibition by Stephanie Mercedes In response to the Argentine Bill No. 2517-D-2015 that would erase all photographic ...

Seconds From the Flame

March 10th, 10 a.m.

Glaze oddities, prototypes, last season's designs, slight imperfections - this is your chance to purchase great works of handcrafted pottery very inexpensively! Get a dish for a deal and a bargain ...

LUZ DEL DÍA: Copyrighting the Light of Day Reception

March 03rd, 6 p.m.

Join us for an evening with Photography Artist-in-Residence (AIR) Stephanie Mercedes as we celebrate the opening reception of her AIR exhibition LUZ DEL DÍA: Copyrighting the Light of Day. FREE!

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.