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

The Situational Portrait

Learn how to take better portraits without owning a studio. Using natural and available light, you will discover techniques to help you improve your images ...

Historical applications of clay bodies (Or who used what, where & why)

Kyle will talk about the historical and cultural uses of porcelain, terra cotta, and stoneware. There will be a clay bar, with 12-15 different types ...

Linoleum Block Printmaking with Laura Wilder

You love block prints, and you would love to try block printing. But you hesitate to take this class because you’ve never done any printmaking. ...

Communing with the Elements: Fire

Fire has the power to transform; whatever goes through the flame is transformed completely. Think of the Phoenix. Think of passion, drive, creativity, and motivation. ...

Quilling 101

Quilling, also known as paper filigree, is a form of art involving paper strips. These stripes can be curled, cut, shaped, and glued into just ...

& 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 ...

Linoleum Block Printmaking with Laura Wilder

May 25th, 9 a.m.

Due to the popularity of this class during our winter session, we are offering it again in the spring. Reserve your seat now and don't miss this great opportunity! You love ...

Eyes Front Reception

August 16th, 5 p.m.

Join us for a reception and opening of the exhibition of work by the women veterans who participated in Eyes Front.

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.