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25% OFF New Individual & Household Memberships

Give friends and family members the gift of a Happy Handmade Holiday with new Individual or Household memberships! Our annual individual memberships are only $45, and household memberships are only $60 (up to four individuals at the same address, regardless of relation).

During this special time of year, what better way to appreciate your loved ones than by giving them a Flower City Arts Center membership! Our members receive discounts on classes & workshops, can reserve monthly studio access (rental prices vary), and have the opportunity to showcase work in our Annual Members Exhibition. Whether it's for a learned professional or a novice art student, we have something for everyone to enjoy.

Please email to claim offer before January 2, 2024

December Exhibitions

Join us for First Friday, December 1 from 6 - 9pm for the opening reception of "In the Belly of the Whale," 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.

Enjoy free refreshments and get a chance to meet some of our artists! Can't make it Friday night? our galleries are free and open to the public during 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

Photography Artist-In-Residence Workshare

Aug 04th - Sep 30th

Join us on September 1 from 6 - 9pm for a First Friday Reception of "Photography Artist-In-Residence Workshare." This exhibition ...

Exploring Ceramics with Dr. Sharif Bay - Artist Demo & Talk

September 16th, 10 a.m.

Join us in welcoming Dr. Sharif Bey, Ceramics Professor at Syracuse University’s School of Art, to the Flower City Arts Center’s Ceramic Studio! Dr. Bey will give a wheel demonstration, ...

Photo Garage Sale

November 10th, 3 p.m.

Join us for another awesome Photo Garage Sale! Stop by our Sunken Gallery for cameras, film, paper, lenses, filters, accessories, tripods, books, bags, picture frames, mat boards, enlargers, developing tools, ...

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.