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


Join Karin Marlett Choi to create pop-ups that surprise and delight. Learn how to make dimensional cards that pop, bloom and move. She'll teach you ...

The Situational Portrait

Learn how to take better portraits without owning a studio. Using natural and available light, you will discover techniques to help you improve your images ...

Smush & Smash (Ages 3-5)

Four weeks of fun smushing and smashing clay, for ages 3 – 5 with their caregiver/adult. Your child will get their first experience with this ...

Paper Marbling

In this two-day workshop, you will learn to create your own one-of-a-kind marbled papers. Paper marbling is a method of aqueous surface design, which can ...


Follow the transformative states of a copper plate, with the assistance of an acid bath. We will go over the use of grounds and their ...

& Events

Collective Creativity: Photographs from the Flower City Arts Center Darkroom Club

Apr 06th - May 05th

**This exhibition is offsite at the Monroe Branch Library.** Join us in celebration of the Flower City Arts Center Darkroom Club members. The Darkroom ...

Artist Talk with Carlos Tobon Franco

June 09th, 4 p.m.

Photography artist-in-residence Carlos Tobon Franco will present to the public the photographs he created during his 6 week residency at Flower City Arts Center.“Arrivals/Departures is a project about migration, moving, ...

Friday Fling: Book Arts

May 11th, 6 p.m.

Advanced registration & payment required. A 3-hour whirlwind of letterpress printing, hand papermaking, and bookbinding. Leave with lots of goodies. Start your weekend off right! Create with us while you sip ...

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.