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.

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adult courses

1

kids courses

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. ...

Linoleum Block Printing

Learn the basics of linoleum block printing to create cards, fine art prints, or to add your own imagery to your letterpress work. Students will ...

Basic Studio Lighting

Create pleasing portraiture with our White Lightning strobe system. Learn to use an exposure meter, soft boxes, umbrellas, and various attachments for multiple lighting set ...

Papermaking for Artists

We consider hand papermaking an art in itself. However many artists want handmade paper for use in other processes. Everyone knows how much handmade paper ...

Portrait Touch-Up With Photoshop

Learn the basics of touching-up & smoothing skin, enhancing eyes, subtle face & body sculpting and other techniques that will enhance your portraits. To achieve ...

Exhibitions
& Events

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


Nov 11th - Dec 30th

An exhibition of recent work by three of our darkroom Photography 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 ...

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


November 11th, 6 p.m.

Join us for the opening reception of Under Safelight, an exhibition of recent work by three of our darkroom Photography teachers.

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