Event Archive


Artist Talk with Carlos Tobón Franco


Date: Saturday June 9th, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Photography artist-in-residence Carlos Tobón Franco will present to the public the photographs he created during his 6 week residency at Flower City Arts Center.“Arrivals/Departures is a project about migration, moving, ... read more

Artist Talk with Alyssa M DeWitt


Date: Saturday June 16th, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Join us for an afternoon with exhibiting photographer Alyssa M DeWitt as she shares with us her experience of photographing the same family for nearly a decade. DeWitt will also ... read more

Friday Fling: Ceramics


Date: Friday July 13th, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Advanced registration & payment required. The perfect date night – come to the studio and learn to throw a bowl! We provide the clay, the tools, and of course the wine/beer ... read more

Of These Streets: Photographs by Jeremy Moule, Benjamin Osborne, & Jason Wilder - Reception


Date: Friday July 13th, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Of These Streets presents unique perspectives of Rochester, NY through the camera lens of three local photographers. These observers capture the random moments and chance encounters of these streets revealing ... read more

Of These Streets: Photographs by Jeremy Moule, Benjamin Osborne, & Jason Wilder


Dates: Friday July 13th, 2018 6 p.m. - Saturday August 25th, 2018 5 p.m.

Of These Streets presents unique perspectives of Rochester, NY through the camera lens of three local photographers. These observers capture the random moments and chance encounters of these streets revealing ... read more

Of These Streets Artist Talk & Photo Walk


Date: Saturday July 21st, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Artist Talk: Saturday, July 21, 1-3pmPhotographers Jeremy Moule, Benjamin Osborne, & Jason Wilder will share their inspirations and processes behind their group exhibition Of These Streets currently on view. There ... read more

MADCAP - Reception


Date: Friday August 3rd, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Join us in celebrating an opening reception for our artist in residence Jeremey Pinsonneault. read more

the ecology of relationships - Reception


Date: Friday August 3rd, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Please join us in the Firehouse Gallery for new works by Artists-In-Residence, Lane Chapman and Anina Major. read more

MADCAP


Dates: Friday August 3rd, 2018 6 p.m. - Friday August 31st, 2018 5 p.m.

MADCAP is a tale told in 5 parts. Paper sculpture + paper cuts are combined with unconventional + interactive structures. A loose + exploratory narrative is woven throughout, inviting viewers ... read more

the ecology of relationships


Dates: Friday August 3rd, 2018 6 p.m. - Saturday August 25th, 2018 5 p.m.

From artist Lane Chapman: Inspired by observations of daily life, Lane’s work explores the symbiotic relationships of living organisms and their life cycles. Interested in the concepts of mutualism, life ... read more

Bon Voyage, Susan!


Dates: Friday August 3rd, 2018 6 p.m. - Friday August 31st, 2018 5 p.m.

Join us in wishing 2-year Printmaking & Book Arts artist in residence Susan Doran "bon voyage" as she ends her residency with us! Admire her hard work transforming the paper lab ... read more

Friday Fling: Book Arts


Date: Friday August 10th, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Advanced registration & payment required. A 3-hour whirlwind of letterpress printing, hand papermaking, and bookbinding. Leave with lots of goodies. Start your weekend off right! Create with us while you sip ... read more

Understanding & Collecting Ceramic Art


Date: Tuesday August 14th, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

The Flower City Arts Center has partnered with Rochester Art Collectors to bring a unique free event to the community. In anticipation of the Flower City Pottery Invitational exhibition in October nationally ... read more

Artist Walk-Through: The Ecology of Relationships


Date: Thursday August 23rd, 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Join Ceramics Artist in Residence Anina Major as she walks through the exhibit The Ecology of Relationships. This will be a great opportunity to talk with the artist and ask questions ... read more

A Material Thing - Reception


Date: Friday September 7th, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Join us at an opening reception for ceramic artist John Shea. read more

ChasingNirvanaClean: Photographs by Simone Ochrym - Reception


Date: Friday September 7th, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Join us for an opening reception for ChasingNirvanaClean, with photographs by Simone Ochrym. read more

ChasingNirvanaClean: Photographs by Simone Ochrym


Dates: Friday September 7th, 2018 6 p.m. - Saturday October 20th, 2018 5 p.m.

ChasingNirvanaClean is a photojournalism/storytelling project by photographer Simone Ochrym that focuses on people in recovery from addiction. The purpose of ChasingNirvanaClean is to explore the how and the why people ... read more

A Material Thing


Dates: Friday September 7th, 2018 6 p.m. - Saturday September 29th, 2018 5 p.m.

A Material Thing is an attempt to construct a logic in which to better see objects, both as discrete and in relationship, and to understand from that relationship the objects ... read more

Artist Talk: ChasingNirvanaClean


Date: Saturday September 29th, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Photographer Simone Ochrym will talk about her project, ChasingNirvanaClean.ChasingNirvanaClean is a photojournalism/storytelling project that focuses on people in recovery from addiction. The purpose of ChasingNirvanaClean is to explore the how and the ... read more

Flower City Pottery Invitational


Dates: Thursday October 11th, 2018 6 p.m. - Sunday October 14th, 2018 4 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 ... read more

Family Photographs - Reception


Date: Friday November 9th, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Join us for the opening reception of Family Photographs! read more

Family Photographs


Dates: Friday November 9th, 2018 6 p.m. - Saturday December 15th, 2018 5 p.m.

From the daguerreotype of the 1850’s, to Kodak’s snapshot craze a hundred years later, to the countless photos currently stored in your iCloud—the history of family photographs is almost as ... read more

MudBooks - Reception


Date: Friday November 9th, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Please join us for the opening reception of MudBooks. Ceramic artist and book artists working together to create unique works of beauty. read more

Good Things...come in small packages - Reception


Date: Friday November 9th, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Join us for the opening reception of Good Things...come in small packages, 2018 read more

Wintercraft Open House & Holiday Sale


Date: Saturday December 1st, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Join us for our annual Open House! Come get in the holiday spirit by making crafts and shopping for holiday gifts; see free demos or participate in letterpress, ceramic, and book ... read more