Event Archive


First Friday Book Sale & Signing with Author Robin L. Flanigan


Date: Friday September 1st, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Join us on First Friday, September 1 from 6 - 9pm in welcoming Robin L. Flanigan for a book sale and signing of her recently released book, "100 Things To ... read more

A Taste of the Arts: Expanding the Field Open House


Date: Friday September 15th, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Join us next Friday, September 15, from 4 - 6pm for a Taste of the Arts Open House at Flower City Arts Center for our Expanding the Field after-school program ... read more

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


Date: Saturday September 16th, 10 a.m. - 2 p.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, ... read more

Alternate Paths 2023 - Reception


Date: Friday October 6th, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Join us on First Friday, October 6, from 6 - 9pm for the opening reception of "Alternate Paths 2023". This exhibition features 13 artists working in alternative processes, including anthotype, ... read more

Alternate Paths 2023


Dates: Friday October 6th, 2023 6 p.m. - Saturday October 28th, 2023 5 p.m.

Join us on First Friday, October 6, from 6 - 9pm for the opening reception of "Alternate Paths 2023". This exhibition features 13 artists working in alternative processes, including anthotype, ... read more

Flower City Pottery Invitational Opening Night Reception


Date: Friday October 13th, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

This is a unique opportunity for collectors, clay enthusiasts, and anyone who appreciates finely-crafted, handmade work to meet and talk with masters of the field and see a large body ... read more

Flower City Pottery Invitational 2023


Dates: Friday October 13th, 2023 6 p.m. - Sunday October 15th, 2023 4 p.m.

Flower City Arts Center is proud to welcome, for the seventh year, 20 premier ceramic artists from across the country to celebrate the best in contemporary clay. The event includes: ... read more

The Fire Within: FCAC Staff Showcase - Reception


Date: Friday November 3rd, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

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Blooming Love: New Work by Alejandra Yuja Vaquiz


Dates: Friday November 3rd, 2023 6 p.m. - Wednesday November 22nd, 2023 5 p.m.

"Blooming Love" explores love, growth, and transformation through the eyes of Alejandra Yuja Vaquiz, Printmaking & Book Arts Artist-in-Residence. Join us for the opening reception on First Friday, November 3, ... read more

The Fire Within: FCAC Staff Showcase


Dates: Friday November 3rd, 2023 6 p.m. - Monday November 27th, 2023 5 p.m.

Join us for First Friday, November 3, from 6 - 9pm for the opening reception of "The Fire Within." View artwork created by our staff here at Flower City Arts ... read more

Blooming Love: New Work by Alejandra Yuja Vaquiz - Reception


Date: Friday November 3rd, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

"Blooming Love" explores love, growth, and transformation through the eyes of Alejandra Yuja Vaquiz, Printmaking & Book Arts Artist-in-Residence. Join us for the opening reception on First Friday, November 3, ... read more

Cascades of Time: Evolution of New York State Waterfalls - Reception


Date: Friday November 3rd, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

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Cascades of Time: Evolution of New York State Waterfalls


Dates: Friday November 3rd, 2023 6 p.m. - Monday November 27th, 2023 5 p.m.

Join us on First Friday, November 3, from 6 - 9pm for the opening reception of "Cascades of Time: Evolution of New York State Waterfalls". This exhibition features archival images ... read more

Photo Garage Sale


Dates: Friday November 10th, 2023 3 p.m. - Sunday November 12th, 2023 4 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, ... read more

Paper Fair


Dates: Friday November 10th, 2023 4 p.m. - Saturday November 11th, 2023 5 p.m.

Stop by the Book Arts Studio to shop from a variety of artists at our Pop-Up Paper Fair! Browse handmade paper, stationery, marbled paper, Magnani, Hahnemuhle, and more! Find paper ... read more

2024 Friends of the Press Calendar


Dates: Monday November 20th, 2023 10 a.m. - Wednesday January 31st, 2024 5 p.m.

Our 2024 “Friends of the Press” calendar is now for sale! This calendar is a collaboration of over a dozen artists & friends of the Printmaking & Book Arts department ... read more

Power to the Flower Appeal


Dates: Friday December 1st, 2023 9 a.m. - Wednesday January 31st, 2024 11 p.m.

Flower City Arts Center, which has offered “Arts for All” for 53 years, is full of caring individuals who lift up and educate through the arts for people of all ... read more

In the Belly of the Whale


Dates: Friday December 1st, 2023 6 p.m. - Friday December 22nd, 2023 5 p.m.

Join us for the opening reception of In the Belly of the Whale, an exhibition of works by Printmaking & Book Arts artist-in-residence, Mak Morrow. About the Artist: Based in ... read more

In the Belly of the Whale - Reception


Date: Friday December 1st, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

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Wintercraft 2023


Date: Saturday December 9th, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Join us on Saturday, December 9, from 10am - 4pm for our annual Wintercraft Open House & Holiday Sale! Shop from over 30 local artists and explore our historic firehouse ... read more

Be Who We Ought to Be: Visions From the 9th Floor Artist Collective


Dates: Friday January 5th, 2024 6 p.m. - Friday January 26th, 2024 5 p.m.

Join us on First Friday, January 5, from 6 - 9pm for the opening reception of "Be Who We Ought to Be: Visions From the 9th Floor Artist Collective". This ... read more

Be Who We Ought to Be: Visions From the 9th Floor Artist Collective - Reception


Date: Friday January 5th, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Join us on First Friday, January 5, from 6 - 9pm for the opening reception of "Be Who We Ought to Be: Visions from the 9th Floor Artist Collective". This ... read more

Be Who We Ought to Be


Dates: Tuesday January 9th, 2024 4 p.m. - Friday January 12th, 2024 8 p.m.

In solidarity with the Greater Rochester Martin Luther King Jr. Commission, Flower City Arts Center will honor Dr. King's legacy through collaborative artistic expression. On Tuesday, January 9, from 4 ... read more

Be Who We Ought to Be: Community Dinner & Portraits


Date: Friday January 12th, 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.

In solidarity with the Greater Rochester Martin Luther King Jr. Commission, Flower City Arts Center will honor Dr. King's legacy through collaborative artistic expression. Join us on Friday, January 12, ... read more

Be Who We Ought to Be: Visions From the 9th Floor Artists Collective - Closing Reception


Date: Friday January 26th, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Join us on Friday, January 26, from 6 - 9pm for the closing reception of "Be Who We Ought to Be: Visions From the 9th Floor Artist Collective". This exhibition ... read more