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

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 ...

Watercolor Painting

Take your watercolor paintings to the next level or learn the basics. We'll cover how to plan your painting no matter the subject. We will ...

Intro to the Wheel I

For beginners, this 8-week Introduction class covers the basics of wheel-thrown, functional work. You will learn to master the cylinder, the gateway form to cups, ...

Go Retro with Film: Introduction to Photography

Take this introductory class first to truly understand the fundamentals of photography. Experience the basic elements of photography. No camera or prior knowledge needed. Learn ...

TRAC: Exploring Photography (Ages 14-17)

Get on TRAC! The Rochester Art Collective is a FREE (thank you William & Sheila Konar Foundation!) 8-week afterschool program to cultivate an interest in ...

& Events

Good Things...come in small packages

Nov 08th - Dec 21st

Good Things...come in small packages is an exhibit and sale dedicated to small, finely crafted ceramic art. All work is ...

Valentine's Day Card Making Jamboree

February 08th, 10 a.m.

Have some cider, perhaps a donut, and make your sweetie a card in time for the big day.

Wall-to-Wall: 2020 Members Exhibition Reception

March 13th, 6 p.m.

Join us as we celebrate our members! Every year, every member of the Flower City Arts Center is welcome to submit art for our annual member exhibition.

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.