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

Learning to Draw What You See!

Translate visual scenes into drawings. Learn how to see shapes, lines and color and render them as drawings on paper. Let go of drawing fears ...


One print is pulled at a time and no two prints are alike with this painterly printmaking method. Techniques include transfer, reductive and additive, plus ...

Printing Cards on the Tabletop Press

In this one-day workshop, students will create an edition of notecards using our C & P Pilot Platen Presses. Learn how to set your design ...

Sunday Afternoon Bookbinding: Accordion Books

On Sunday afternoons in the Bookbinding Workshop we will work on a variety of binding techniques. Each week we will highlight a new project as ...

Abandoned Spaces: Graffiti

In this photo field trips class instructor Chris Cilento will guide photographers to some fascinating abandoned places around the Rochester area where graffiti is prevalent. ...

& Events

Bubu's Journey: A Family Trip Becomes a Survival Story

Nov 05th - Jan 31st

BUBU'S JOURNEY: A FAMILY TRIP BECOMES A SURVIVAL STORY An immigration story of photographs by Arnold & Laura Chekow IN-PERSON ...

Epic Photo Garage Sale

June 11th, 10 a.m.

Join us for our EPIC Photo Garage Sale! Sale will take place in the Sunken Room on the 2nd floor. 100% proceeds from this sale will benefit the Photography & ...

Wall-to-Wall: 2022 Members Exhibition

March 04th, 6 p.m.

PLEASE NOTE: PROOF OF VACCINATION IS REQUIRED UPON ENTRYWALL-TO-WALL 5th Annual Members Exhibition March 4-April 23, 2022 Opening Reception Friday, March 4, 6-9PM Gallery Hours Monday-Thursday 10AM-5PM, Friday & Saturday ...

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.