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

Digital Zines - Photoshop (Ages 13-17)

Express yourself! Through collage, drawing, and juxtaposing images with text, students will learn to make their own zines (short for fanzine or magazine) in Photoshop*. ...

Origami + Paper Sculpture

Come and explore the art of origami and paper folding. Create designs ranging from the traditional crane and animal shapes to practical origami boxes and ...

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 ...

Digital (Inkjet) Printing Workshop

Discussions will include calibration, printer profiles, and distinguishing types of papers. You will leave this class informed and with 2–4 finished prints of your own! ...

Basic Studio Lighting

Instruction will include various techniques in the use of the studio's White Lightning strobes in multiple lighting configurations, as well as other equipment such as ...

& Events

ChasingNirvanaClean: Photographs by Simone Ochrym

Sep 07th - Oct 20th

ChasingNirvanaClean is a photojournalism/storytelling project by photographer Simone Ochrym that focuses on people in recovery from addiction. The purpose of ...

Family Photographs Reception

November 09th, 6 p.m.

Join us for the opening reception of Family Photographs!

Artist Talk: ChasingNirvanaClean

September 29th, 1 p.m.

Photographer Simone Ochrym will talk about her project, ChasingNirvanaClean.ChasingNirvanaClean is a photojournalism/storytelling project that focuses on people in recovery from addiction. The purpose of ChasingNirvanaClean is to explore the how and the ...

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.