Event Archive


Photography & Politics: Conversation with Stephanie Mercedes


Date: Saturday November 9th, 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Join us for an afternoon with Photography & Politics juror Stephanie Mercedes! Stephanie Mercedes is a Argentinian/American performance artist who graduated from Smith College with a degree in Latin American ... read more

Wintercraft Open House & Holiday Sale


Date: Saturday November 23rd, noon - 5 p.m.

Join us for our annual Open House! Come get in the holiday spirit by making crafts and shopping for holiday gifts; see free demos or participate in letterpress, ceramic, and book ... read more

Eye-to-Eye - Reception


Date: Friday January 10th, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Celebrate our staff artists at this opening reception of Eye-to-Eye featuring 2D works. read more

Eye-to-Eye


Dates: Friday January 10th, 2020 6 p.m. - Saturday February 29th, 2020 11 p.m.

Get to know our staff through their artwork! From darkroom to digital, experience why they chose this field. Featuring 2D works from staff artists including Simona Benenati, Juliana Muniz, Kylie ... read more

Hand-to-Hand: Works from our Ceramic Studio Teachers


Dates: Friday January 10th, 2020 6 p.m. - Friday January 31st, 2020 5 p.m.

Celebrate the tradition of learning skills from a master potter. The reception will be a great opportunity to ask questions, particularly in you're considering taking a class. If you're already ... read more

Hand-to-Hand: Works from our Ceramic Studio Teachers - Reception


Date: Friday January 31st, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

The reception will be a great opportunity to ask questions, particularly in you're considering taking a class. If you're already enrolled, come celebrate the craft! read more

Seconds from the Flame


Dates: Thursday February 6th, 2020 6 p.m. - Wednesday February 26th, 2020 5 p.m.

Opening Sale: Thursday, February 6, 6-9pm Last runs, prototypes, glaze imperfections - there are treasures to be had at special low prices at our seconds sale. The funds raised go ... read more

Seconds from the Flame - Reception


Date: Thursday February 6th, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Last runs, prototypes, glaze imperfections - there are treasures to be had at special low prices at our seconds sale. read more

Valentine's Day Card Making Jamboree


Date: Saturday February 8th, 10 a.m. - 2 a.m.

Have some cider, perhaps a donut, and make your sweetie a card in time for the big day. read more

Chili Cookoff


Date: Saturday February 29th, 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Select a beautiful handmade ceramic bowl from our Flower City potters. Sample a variety of meat and vegetarian chilis from over a dozen local restaurants. Vote for your favorites at ... read more

Wall-to-Wall: 2020 Members Exhibition


Dates: Friday March 13th, 2020 6 p.m. - Friday April 10th, 2020 5 p.m.

The Flower City Arts Center is excited to showcase the artwork of our talented members in our annual member exhibition Wall-to-Wall. Help us celebrate our talented community of makers! NEW: The ... read more

Studio 678 Photo Club Final Ceremony


Date: Friday March 27th, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

CANCELLATION: We will be canceling BOTH Photo Club Studio 678 and 789 final ceremonies at City Hall on March 27 and James Monroe High School March 28. We are still ... read more

Studio 789 Photo Club Final Ceremony


Date: Saturday March 28th, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

CANCELLATION: We will be canceling BOTH Photo Club Studio 678 and 789 final ceremonies at City Hall on March 27 and James Monroe High School March 28. We are still ... read more

Artist Talk with Linda VanArtsdalen


Date: Sunday May 17th, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Linda is an artist who has been exploring fiber arts for over 30 years. She combines fibers, felting, quilting, embroidery and photography and print making techniques in her artwork. Her ... read more

Saturday Afternoon Artist Talk with Jonathan Merritt


Date: Saturday May 23rd, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Join us on Saturday, May 23rd for an artist talk with Jonathan Merritt. Jon received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Alfred University in 2013 and is currently working on ... read more

Sunday Afternoon Artist Talk with Jennifer Pereña


Date: Sunday May 31st, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Join us on Sunday, May 31st for an artist talk with Jennifer Pereña. Jen is a former Artist in Residence whose main focus over the last few years has been ... read more

Sunday Afternoon Artist Talk with Josi Etter


Date: Sunday June 7th, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Coming up on Sunday, June 7th we will have visual artist, German citizen, and explorer, Josi Etter. Josi combines painting and photography to create visual stories. She studied photography and ... read more

Sunday Afternoon Artist Talk with Karlene Kantner


Date: Sunday June 14th, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

On Sunday, June14th we will welcome Karlene Kantner. Karlene is a ceramic artist and educator from Montana. Her work celebrates the learning process inherent in the relationship of the self ... read more

Sunday Afternoon Artist Talk with Michael Latragna


Date: Sunday June 21st, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

On Sunday, June 21st we will have Michael Latragna. Michael is a young artist who creates work with various hands-on mediums and processes such as focus stacking, lumen printing, and ... read more

Sunday Afternoon Artist Talk with Stephen Malloy Desormeaux


Date: Sunday June 28th, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

On Sunday, June 28 we are pleased to welcome Stephen Malloy Desormeaux (Steve MD). Steve's interest in photography began 12 years ago while taking pictures at Rochester's parks and beaches. ... read more

Momento Gaudium: Signa Vitae


Date: Saturday September 12th, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

"Momento Gaudium: Signa Vitae" is an exhibition by Artists-in-Residence Zara Davis & Karlene Kantner. The exhibition features individual works from each artist as well as selected paired pieces in presentation ... read more

Connected


Dates: Saturday September 12th, 2020 11 a.m. - Wednesday September 30th, 2020 5 p.m.

"Connected" is an exhibition by Artist-in-Residence Fernando Muller. The exhibition features photographic portraiture, and many large scale works. Muller's work is centered around human experiences and human connection. He chooses ... read more

Momento Gaudium: Signa Vitae - Reception


Date: Saturday September 12th, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

"Momento Gaudium: Signa Vitae" is an exhibition by Artists-in-Residence Zara Davis & Karlene Kantner. The exhibition features individual works from each artist as well as selected paired pieces in presentation ... read more

Connected - Reception


Date: Saturday September 12th, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

"Connected" is an exhibition by Artist-in-Residence Fernando Muller. The exhibition features photographic portraiture, and many large scale works. Muller's work is centered around human experiences and human connection. He chooses ... read more

Flower City Pottery Invitational: ANNOUNCEMENT


Dates: Thursday October 15th, 2020 6 p.m. - Sunday October 18th, 2020 4 p.m.

The 2020 Flower City Pottery Invitational (FCPI) was cancelled due to the pandemic, but we view this hiatus as an opportunity to reflect on the event’s history and areas for ... read more