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

Image of The Genesee Center for the Arts & Education demonstrating their  program

The Genesee Center for the Arts & Education 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.

50

adult courses

5

kids courses

Friday Fling

After a busy week come uncork a bottle with us and have a lesson on how to throw on the wheel. Youll relax, let your ...

Mud Slingers (6-9)

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 ...

Mud Slingers (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 ...

Lovin’ Letterpress  

Immerse yourself in the black art that is letterpress printing. Learn to handset type from California Job caseswe have hundreds of fonts to choose from! ...

Drawing

This 8 week drawing class covers the basics of the visual language, giving beginners confidence to accurately portray what they see, and will give intermediate ...

Exhibitions
& Events

Social Reportage: Migrant Workers


Nov 07th - Jan 30th

An exploration of the migrant worker community in the Rochester area. Group photography exhibition led by photojournalists Arleen Thaler. 

Chili Cookoff


November 14th, 4:30 p.m.

Bring some Tums along with your appetite if you think you can take the heat. Contenders from over a dozen Rochester eateries are duking it out for top honors in ...

Wintercraft


December 05th, noon

Our annual Open House and Sale. Shop for holiday gifts, see free demos, and try your hand at the potters wheel of make a letterpress card. Great fun for the ...

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