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

Intro to the Wheel II

This class is for those who have taken a wheel class previously, and want to build on their skills. You will work skill-building exercises, and ...

Introduction to Oil Painting

Learn about materials, fundamentals, and best practices of oil painting, with an emphasis on direct or "alla prima" techniques. Color mixing and creating a range ...

Intermediate Digital Photography

Take your digital photography skills to the next level! From the camera to the computer you will gain a more thorough understanding of shutter speed, ...

Lovin’ Letterpress  

Immerse yourself in letterpress printing. Choose from our hundreds of fonts and learn to handset type from California Job cases. Print from a variety of ...

Ceramics 101 for Teens

In this 8 week class you will cover the basics of working with clay, from handbuilding techniques to throwing on the wheel. This is geared ...

& Events

White/Black Invitational

May 10th - Jun 22nd

White/Black Invitational features the work of photographers, printmakers, and ceramic artists working with the limitations imposed by these colors. Participating artists include: Marilyn ...

Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day

April 28th, noon

**ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED** Join us for Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day! During this five hour workshop you will create and decorate your own pinhole camera from an oatmeal box and then ...

Print Day in May

May 04th, 11 a.m.

Join us for the international celebration of printing! Print Day in May celebrates the art and community of printmakers. Join the community at the Flower City Arts Center and printers around 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.