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

Advanced Bookbinding

This four-week class is designed for those looking to advance their bookbinding skills. Students can learn more intricate Japanese bindings, beautiful decorated long-stitch bindings, options ...

Art Law for Artists

Designed for artists, this 1-day workshop will discuss the basics of what artists need to know about how the law affects them. Topics will include ...

Matting & Framing

Learn how to cut precision mats and finish your work in an exhibition quality frame. Bring a selection of prints, color or black and white, ...

Clay Class Trio

This is the perfect opportunity to give ceramics a try. The first class you will throw on the wheel, the second will focus on handbuilding, ...

Friday Fling: Photography (Cyanotype)

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 ...

& Events

Good Things...come in small packages

Nov 10th - Dec 21st

Good Things is an exhibit and sale dedicated to small, finely crafted ceramic art. All work is a personal, intimate ...

From Seeds Benefit Concert & Auction

December 08th, 6 p.m.

Join us for an evening of creative classical music by Ad Hoc Music with our exhibition From the Seeds of Cucumber Alley: Celebrating 40 Years of Photography as the backdrop ...

Chili Cookoff

February 17th, 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.