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

Observation to Abstraction: Online

Working in the media of your choice, students in this class will explore how to develop abstract themes based on observation, both of the world ...

Ceramic Jewelry

With simple handbuilding techniques you will create personalized ceramic jewelry. Expect to make two pairs of earrings, two pendants, and two brooches. In the first ...

Emotional Containers: Creating Vessels to Hold Emotional Expressions

This workshop explores how we contain our emotions as individuals. Participants will utilize small vessel making as a means of creating containers for each of ...

Intro to Risograph Printing (Digital Screen Printing)

Create an edition of 10 prints of your own design using our RISO digital duplicator! Learn how the RISO works and how you can quickly ...

Our Vision, Our Voice

Our Vision, Our Voice is a FREE program for girls ages 13-17 who attend schools within the Rochester City School District. Participants with focus on ...

& Events


Jun 04th - Aug 28th

"Cyanotype" at Flower City Art Center is an exhibit featuring art work by the participants of Jonathan Merritt’s workshops. Cyanotype, ...

PABA Print & Garage Sale

June 05th, 10 a.m.

Our Printmaking & Book Arts Department is holding a sale - find prints and other printmaking goodies at a discounted price. Perfect for art collectors and art makers. You'll be ...

Cyanotype Reception

June 04th, 4 p.m.

FYI! We will have an opening day Facebook Live showing for anyone who cannot attend at 4pm EST on Friday, June 4. Please be sure to follow us on Facebook ...

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.