Educating and inspiring all to create and enjoy the visual arts.

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Art for All People!

Friends, our COVID-19 Policy remains intact - our safety and the safety of all who enter the Center is paramount.

Please continue to follow our existing policies during your stay at the Flower City Arts Center - up-to-date policies can be found by visiting our Facilities Page.

Thank you!


adult courses


kids courses

Lovin’ Letterpress

Immerse yourself in letterpress printing! Browse our vast collection of vintage metal & wood type, image cuts, and ornaments to create a variety of projects ...

Night Photography

Explore various aspects of photographing at twilight and at night. Students will practice night photography outdoors as a group at various locations. Learn special tips ...

Intermediate Wheel

For those with some experience, the Intermediate class will broaden your knowledge base with more complicated projects, lidded forms, plates, and handles. The class fee ...

Bold Diagramming

Diagrams represent ideas in visual form. They are two-dimensional (although they can show three-dimensional objects) and may contain shapes, lines, and even text. Architectural diagrams ...

Intermediate Film Photography

Take your black & white film photography and darkroom printing skills to the next level! Learn new darkroom techniques and how to think more critically ...

& Events

FIN: Annual Ceramics Artists-in-Residence Exhibition

Jul 08th - Aug 20th

FIN features work from Zara Bronwyn Davis, Josh DiFabio, Betsy Foster, Bri Shores, and Maliya Travers-Crumb. Event is free and ...

Flower City Pottery Invitational

October 21st, 6 p.m.

Flower City Arts Center is proud to welcome, for the sixth year, 19 premier ceramic artists from across North America for a long weekend celebrating the best in contemporary clay. ...

Family Photography Exhibition Reception

August 12th, 6 p.m.

We are excited to announce two new photography exhibitions that explore the meaning of family opening next Friday: Beyond Family by Ariya Aladjem Wolf and Joan & Harold by Sharon ...

This is a safe space.
A safe space is a space where the LGBTQI+ community can freely express themselves without fear. It is a space that does not tolerate violence, bullying, or hate speech towards the LGBTQI+ community.

Flower City Arts Center is supported by funding from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature.