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.


adult courses


kids courses


Follow the transformative states of a copper plate, with the assistance of an acid bath. Learn the use of grounds and their different effects. Explore ...

Flirting With Photography

Ever look through our class catalogue and wish you could take ALL THE CLASSES and LEARN ALL THE THINGS? In this new 8-day class you ...

Intro to InDesign

Create professional layouts for business cards, newsletters, posters, or books. Learn basic tools and commands, methods of combining text, graphics and images, and how to ...

VIVA! Scanning Family Photos (Ages 55+)

Preserve your family memories! Learn how to scan photographs, slides, and negatives then edit them digitally using basic Photoshop tools. You will walk out of ...

Meet the Flower City Arts Center

Get to know the Flower City Arts Center! Check out our firehouse and see behind the scenes with our Executive Director. Learn about our history ...

& Events

Nothing That is Not There

Sep 13th - Oct 04th

Carrianne Hendrickson and Richard Nickel both make narrative ceramic sculpture, and their wit and exuberance is combined in this dual ...

Good Things...come in small packages Reception

November 08th, 6 p.m.

Please join us for the opening reception for Good Things. Image of teapot by juror Renee LoPresti

Thou Art... Will Give... Reception

September 20th, 6 p.m.

Join us for the opening reception for Thou Art... Will Give..., an exhibition featuring work from Rochester artist Eric Kunsman.

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.