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

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Art for All People!

Flower City Arts Center is thrilled to announce our new Executive Director. Cheryl McKeiver will lead the Center into our next 50 years as we provide a place for people to celebrate their artistic gifts and reinvent themselves through the visual arts.

Cheryl is a recognized leader with deep community ties. She brings a passion for the arts starting with her love of black and white photography. Cheryl has had a history of volunteer work at our Center. She brings a balance of human resource, financial, and networking skills, and will lead a creative reinvention in our community.

For a more complete biography, please visit our About page.

NOTE: We continue to be in a NYS COVID-19 Orange Zone, please visit our Facilities Page for more information.


adult courses


kids courses

Intro to Wheel II

This class is for those who have taken a wheel class previously, and want to build on their skills. You will work skill-building exercises, and ...

Printmaking and Book Arts for Teens

Come and explore different aspects of printmaking and the book arts! Students will experience a variety of printmaking techniques including relief printing and monoprints. A ...

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 ...

Letter Press Poster Design

In this 4 week course we will explore graphic design and typographic layouts for letterpress poster design. Explore the metal and wood type collection at ...

Alternative Process: Cyanotype

Cyanotype, named for its beautiful blue image, is one of the first photographic processes ever used. Instructor Jon Merritt will teach you how to create ...

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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 Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.