Event Archive


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 Painted Photograph: Kallitypes by Jen Pereña


Dates: Saturday January 12th, 2019 2 p.m. - Saturday February 16th, 2019 5 p.m.

Jen Pereña presents a new body of work created during her five-month residency in the Photography & Digital Arts department. From digital to darkroom, the photographs on exhibit are as ... 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

The Art of Being an Artist Lecture Series: Art, Ritual, and Healing


Date: Thursday February 21st, 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

KCC: Darkroom Experience


Date: Saturday February 23rd, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Flower City Arts Center is thrilled to partner with the Kodak Camera Club to bring you an afternoon in the darkroom! Participants are invited to bring their negatives (35mm, 120, or ... read more

Wall-to-Wall: 2019 Members Exhibition - Reception


Date: Friday March 1st, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Join us as we celebrate our members! Every year, every member of the Flower City Arts Center is welcome to submit art for our annual member exhibition. This reception is ... read more

Wall-to-Wall: 2019 Members Exhibition


Dates: Friday March 1st, 2019 6 p.m. - Saturday March 30th, 2019 5 p.m.

The Flower City Arts Center is excited to showcase the artwork of our talented members in our annual member exhibition Wall-to-Wall. Help us celebrate our talented community of makers!Gallery Hours:Printmaking & ... read more

Beer + Film (21+)


Date: Friday March 15th, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

**ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED** Join us for a pint during an evening of experimental film processing! Process up to two rolls of Black & White 35mm or 120 film using Guinness beer. ... read more

The Art of Being an Artist Lecture Series: Art and the Feminine


Date: Thursday March 21st, 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 foremost ... read more

Studio 678 Awards Ceremony, Book Release, and Exhibition


Dates: Friday April 5th, 2019 6:30 p.m. - Monday May 6th, 2019 8:30 p.m.

***OFFSITE EXHIBITION*** Studio 678 is celebrating its 21st consecutive year as a 24-session after-school photography program for 30 students in 6th, 7th and 8th grades at Wilson Foundation Academy. Photographs ... read more

Studio 678 Awards Ceremony, Book Release, and Exhibition - Reception


Date: Friday April 5th, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

***OFFSITE EVENT*** You are invited to attend our 2019 Studio 678 Awards Ceremony, Book Release, and Exhibition Reception at City Hall. Multi-media Presentation and Awards6:30pm in City Council Chambers, 3rd ... read more

Linoleum Block Printmaking with Laura Wilder


Date: Saturday April 6th, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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. Or even any drawing. Or ... read more

Myths of the Sacred Wound - Reception


Date: Saturday April 6th, 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Join us for the opening reception of AIR Megan May's exhibition Myths of the Sacred Wound! read more

Myths of the Sacred Wound


Dates: Saturday April 6th, 2019 5 p.m. - Saturday April 27th, 2019 5 p.m.

This is a journey of 6 million breaths, of a thousand lifetimes. The collective wound we share is one of fear and disconnection healed only by acceptance and unconditional love ... read more

Artist Talk with AIR Megan May


Date: Thursday April 18th, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Join us for an evening with AIR Megan May while she discusses her exhibition Myths of the Sacred Wound currently on view.  read more

Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day


Date: Sunday April 28th, noon - 4 p.m.

**ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED** Join us for Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day! During this four hour workshop you will create and decorate your own pinhole camera from an oatmeal box and then ... read more

4th Sunday Funday


Date: Sunday April 28th, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Join the Printmaking & Book Arts Artists in Residence for a fun afternoon filled with make-and-take art on the 4th Sunday of every month!For the month of April: Especially for ... read more

Mother's Day Card Printing


Date: Saturday May 4th, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Choose from our wide variety of woodblocks and cuts to make a unique, hand-crafted card for the important mother in your life. Just in time to celebrate Mother's Day! This fun ... read more

Print Day in May


Date: Saturday May 4th, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Join us for the international celebration of printing! Print Day in May celebrates the art and community of printmakers. Join the community at the Flower City Arts Center and printers around the ... read more

White/Black Invitational - Reception


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

Please join us for an opening reception for our White/Black Invitational. This event is free and open to the public. read more

White/Black Invitational


Dates: Friday May 10th, 2019 6 p.m. - Saturday June 22nd, 2019 5 p.m.

White/Black Invitational features the work of photographers, printmakers, and ceramic artists working with the limitations imposed by these colors. Participating artists include: Marilyn Anderson, Pat Bacon, Carl Chiarenza, Lukas Easton, Mitch Goldstein, Nancy Jurs, Kelly ... read more

Linoleum Block Printmaking with Laura Wilder


Date: Saturday May 25th, 9 a.m. - 5 p.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 ... read more