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

Public Work Share with AIR Megan Barrette

Aug 02nd - Aug 16th

Megan Barrette is our summer Photography & Digital Arts artist-in-residence! More details about her final exhibition coming soon! Learn more about ...

Public Work Share with AIR Megan Barrette Reception

August 02nd, 6 p.m.

Join us for Megan Barrette's AIR exhibition!

Camera Phone Colloquy Reception

July 12th, 6 p.m.

Join us for the opening reception of Camera Phone Colloquy!

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.