Event Archive


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

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

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

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


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

Good Things...come in small packages


Dates: Friday November 9th, 2018 6 p.m. - Thursday December 20th, 2018 9 p.m.

Good Things is an exhibit and sale dedicated to small, finely crafted ceramic art. All work is a personal, intimate size, with nothing over 8 inches. The show is juried ... read more

MudBooks


Dates: Friday November 9th, 2018 6 p.m. - Thursday December 20th, 2018 9:30 p.m.

Come to see what the ceramic and book artists of Flower City Arts Center have created. The collaboration has resulted in a great display of artistic books proving that the ... 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

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

A Herd of Prints


Dates: Friday January 11th, 2019 6 a.m. - Friday February 1st, 2019 5 p.m.

Studio Artist Maria Victoria Savka will exhibit new prints Animals have been my muses for quite some time. Their fur, feathers, and wool provide wonderful visual textures, but it’s their ... read more

Seconds From the Flame Ceramics Sale


Dates: Friday January 11th, 2019 10 a.m. - Saturday February 2nd, 2019 5 p.m.

Glaze oddities, prototypes, last season's designs, slight imperfections - this is your chance to purchase great works of handcrafted pottery very inexpensively! Get a dish for a deal and a bargain ... read more

A Herd of Prints - Reception


Date: Friday January 11th, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Join us for the opening reception of A Herd of Prints, featuring new work by Studio Artist Victoria Savka. read more

Seconds From the Flame Ceramics Sale - Reception


Date: Friday January 11th, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Join us for the opening reception of Seconds From the Flame, our annual ceramics seconds sale benefiting Ceramics at Flower City Arts Center. read more

The Painted Photograph: Kallitypes by Jen Pereña - Reception


Date: Saturday January 12th, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Join us for the opening reception of The Painted Photograph: Kallitypes by Jen Pereña!  read more

The Art of Being an Artist Lecture Series: The Artist and Community


Date: Thursday January 17th, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Please join us for a FREE special lecture series on the Art of Being an Artist by AIR Megan May. While an Artist is many things, they are first and ... read more

Artist Talk & Kallitype Demo by Jen Pereña


Date: Saturday January 26th, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Join us for an afternoon with artist Jen Pereña as she shares with us the inspiration behind her exhibition The Painted Photograph: Kallitypes by Jen Pereña followed by a Kallitype demo in ... read more

Valentine's Day Card Printing


Date: Saturday February 9th, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Will you be our Valentine? Come join us in our Printmaking & Bookarts Studio and make a one of a kind Valentine's Day card. Create the perfect, thoughtful, hand-made gift ... read more

Chili Cookoff


Date: Saturday February 9th, 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Select a beautiful handmade ceramic bowl from our Flower City potters. Sample a variety of meat and vegetarian chilis from over a dozen local restaurants. Vote for your favorites at ... read more