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Join us on Saturday, December 9, from 10am - 4pm for our annual Wintercraft Open House & Holiday Sale! Shop from over 30 local artists and explore our historic firehouse while making art. Enjoy activities for the whole family!

Craft ceramic and cyanotype ornaments and print your own letterpress New Year's card! Plus, get your holiday portrait made with James Abbondanza Photography! Enter raffles and pick up a copy of our 2024 Friends of the Press Calendar.

Want to join our creative community AND get discounts on classes? Don't miss out on our 25% Membership special; sign up while you're here! Our annual individual memberships are only $45, and household memberships are only $60 (for up to four individuals at the same address, regardless of relation).

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"In the Belly of the Whale," is an exhibition of works by Printmaking & Book Arts Artist-In-Residence Mak Morrow. The show will be displayed in our Community Darkroom Gallery until December 22.

Our galleries are free and open to the public during our regular business hours.

We look forward to seeing you at 713 Monroe Ave!


adult courses


kids courses

Paper Marbling II: Suminagashi

In this one-day workshop, students of all skill levels can explore the ancient art of Japanese paper marbling. Students will walk away with 10+ sheets ...

Inky Fingers: Lego Printing (Ages 6 - 9)

In this two-hour workshop, students will use lego bricks to create original works of art. This unique process provides a playful introduction to relief printmaking. ...

Intro to Letterpress Experimentation

In this one-day workshop, learn how to create spontaneous and fun compositions on the letterpress. By creating printing plates out of found materials, using new ...

Letterpress Notepads

Design and Print Your Own Letterpress Memo Pads! New to letterpress and don't know where to start? This one-day workshop is a great introduction to ...

Simple Hardcover Binding

Make your own journal or sketchbook in this afternoon bookbinding workshop! Coptic binding is a durable and beautiful binding technique that has been used for ...

& Events

Hustle & Whimsy: A Tale of Two

Sep 01st - Sep 29th

Join us on First Friday, September 1 from 6 - 9pm for the opening reception of "Hustle & Whimsy: A ...

2024 Friends of the Press Calendar

November 20th, 10 a.m.

Our 2024 “Friends of the Press” calendar is now for sale! This calendar is a collaboration of over a dozen artists & friends of the Printmaking & Book Arts department ...

First Friday Book Sale & Signing with Author Robin L. Flanigan

September 01st, 6 p.m.

Join us on First Friday, September 1 from 6 - 9pm in welcoming Robin L. Flanigan for a book sale and signing of her recently released book, "100 Things To ...

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.