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

Outdoor Portraiture with Speedlights and Light Modifiers

Learn the effective use of speedlights to create well-lit portraits in any outdoor lighting condition. You will learn on camera and off camera speedlight techniques ...


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 ...

It’s in the Atmosphere – salt firing workshop

Limit to six so sign up now! Salt fired surfaces are beautiful and interesting. This is a rare chance to participate in this atmospheric firing ...

All About HDR Photography!

Learn advanced techniques for shooting high-contrast scenes to create realistic HDR images with Lightroom and Photoshop. Required: Working knowledge of your SLR or DSLR and ...

Kids 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 expressive material, ...

& Events

The Bouquet

Aug 04th - Aug 25th

Artist-in-Residency exhibition of Megan Sullivan On view at the Joe Brown Gallery are the culminating works of Artist in Residence ...

Flower City Pottery Invitational 2017

October 13th, 6 p.m.

This is a unique opportunity for collectors, clay enthusiasts and anyone who appreciates finely-crafted, handmade work to meet and talk with masters of the field and see a large body ...

Good Things...come in small packages Reception

November 10th, 6 p.m.

Join us for the opening reception and sale of Good Things...come in small packages, featuring small works no lager than 8x8x8.

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.