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 open & operating according to NYS and CDC COVID guidance, please visit our Facilities Page for more information.


adult courses


kids courses

Cyanotypes - One Day Workshop: Online

Did you know you can make a photograph, from home, without a camera? The cyanotype process, also known as sun printing, is one of the ...

Vandercook Refresher Class

Still lovin' letterpress but haven't been into the studio in a while? Brush up on your cylinder press skills while diving a bit deeper into ...

Botanical Drawing II: Online

With this 5-week course you will learn color for botanical artists and how to properly blend and mix those colors using colored pencils. We will ...

Portrait Touch-Up

Learn the basics of touching-up & smoothing skin, enhancing eyes, subtle face & body sculpting and other techniques that will enhance your portraits. To achieve ...

Intro to Digital Photography

Make your digital camera work for you! Learn all of the important functions of your camera, at a steady pace. In this class we will ...

& Events

Heart-to-Art: Teaching Artist Virtual Showcase

Feb 18th - Apr 01st

Join us for an array of activities planned to celebrate our Teaching Artists here at Flower City Arts Center. In ...

Heart-to-Art: Teaching Artist Virtual Showcase Reception

February 18th, 6 p.m.

You're invited to a round-robin style teaching artist meet-and-greet Zoom Happy Hour on Thursday, February 18 from 6-8pm. The meet-and-greet portion will be completely informal, with each teaching artist starting ...

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.