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

Drawing 101: Youth Edition (Youth Ages 8 - 12)

Do you have a child looking for a creative outlet who is interested in learning new drawing techniques? In this workshop with artist-in-residence Evan Bobrow, ...

Ain't Got Time to Die

Photography & Digital Arts artist-in-residence, Martin Krafft, will screen his work-in-progress documentary entitled, “Ain’t Got Time to Die.” This film follows his friend Rachel’s journey ...

Print 101: Survey of Printmaking

In this introductory course students will learn the history, science, and possibilities of printmaking through demonstrations and hands-on projects. Participants will experience a variety of ...

Riso Basics: Workshop

Students will print an edition of 10, 3-color 8.5”x11” prints of their own design created during this workshop. Choose from our selection of 7 Riso ...

Explorations in Oil Painting

Learn about materials, fundamentals, and best practices of oil painting, with an emphasis on direct or "alla prima" techniques. Color mixing and creating a range ...

& Events

Clarissa Street, The Legacy

Jun 03rd - Jul 28th

Join us this June 3 from 6 - 9pm for the opening of Clarissa Street, The Legacy in collaboration with ...

Flower City Pottery Invitational Reception

October 21st, 6 p.m.

This two-hour Friday event lets you meet the artists, and welcome them from across the country to Rochester! You will also have the first opportunity to view and purchase their ...

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. ...

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.