Educating and inspiring all to create and enjoy the visual arts.

Image of The Flower City Arts Center demonstrating their  program

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.

48

adult courses

9

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. ...

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 ...

Teen Wheel

See how fun the potter’s wheel can be! In this class you’ll learn how to center, pull a cylinder, and make beautiful functional work. Kathy ...

Mud Slingers I (Ages 6-9)

Young artists will gain a complete understanding of the hand-built ceramic process, from working the clay, to creating and glazing their own unique visions! No ...

Mud Slingers II (Ages 10-13)

Young artists will gain a complete understanding of the handbuilt ceramic process, from working the clay, to creating and glazing their own unique visions! No ...

Exhibitions
& Events

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


Nov 11th - Dec 30th

Under Safelight is an exhibition celebrating darkroom photography by showcasing the recent work of three of our Photography program teachers. ...

Seconds From the Flame


March 10th, 10 a.m.

Glaze oddities, prototypes, last season's designs, slight imperfections - this is your chance to purchase great works of handcrafted pottery very inexpensively! Get a dish for a deal and a bargain ...

Wall-to-Wall: 2017 Members Exhibition Reception


January 13th, 6 p.m.

Flower City Arts Center is excited to showcase the artwork of our talented members in an inaugural member exhibition. Help us kick-off 2017 by celebrating our talented community of makers!

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