Event Archive


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 - Reception


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

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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

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 - 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: 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


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

Seconds From the Flame 2024


Dates: Friday February 2nd, 2024 5 p.m. - Saturday March 2nd, 2024 8 p.m.

Join us on First Friday, Mar. 1 from 5 - 8pm for the closing reception of our Seconds From the Flame Ceramics Sale. All items in our Firehouse Gallery will ... read more

Bookluck


Date: Friday February 23rd, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Join Flower City Arts Center for a zine and artists’ books show and tell! Bring a book that you love, and see fellow book-lovers’ personal favorites. Artists’ books, zines, small ... read more

Seconds From the Flame 2024 - Reception


Date: Friday March 1st, 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Join us on First Friday, Mar. 1 from 5 - 8pm for the closing reception of our Seconds From the Flame Ceramics Sale. All items in our Firehouse Gallery will ... read more

Art Ventures Pop-Up Sale!


Date: Friday March 1st, 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Stop by the Book Arts Studio on Friday, March 1st and shop from the teens in our after-school arts program, Art Ventures! The students in this program have spent the ... read more

The Art of the Kallitype: Selected Works by Nancy Holowka


Dates: Friday March 1st, 2024 6 p.m. - Friday March 22nd, 2024 5 p.m.

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Studio 678 @ George Eastman Museum


Dates: Sunday March 3rd, 2024 11 a.m. - Monday June 17th, 2024 5 p.m.

Presented in the Gallery Obscura this spring will be creative works by students who are a part of the 2023–24 Flower City Arts Center’s Studio 678 Photo Club. These photographs ... read more

Chili Cook-off


Date: Saturday March 9th, 4:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Contenders from Rochester eateries are duking it out for top honors in various sizzling categories. Vote for your favorites, be they meaty or vegetarian, at this family-friendly event as you ... read more

Total Eclipse of the Art: 7th Annual Member's Exhibition


Dates: Friday April 5th, 2024 6 p.m. - Saturday May 18th, 2024 5 p.m.

TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE ART 7th Annual Members Exhibition April 5 - May 18 2024 Opening Reception: First Friday, April 5, 6 - 9pm Reception: First Friday, May 3, 6 ... read more

Bookluck


Date: Friday April 26th, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Join Flower City Arts Center for a zine and artists’ books show and tell! Bring a book that you love, and see fellow book-lovers’ personal favorites. Artists’ books, zines, small ... read more

Total Eclipse of the Art: 7th Annual Member's Exhibition - Reception


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

TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE ART 7th Annual Members Exhibition April 5 - May 18 2024 Opening Reception: First Friday, April 5, 6 - 9pm Encore Reception: First Friday, May 3, ... read more

Bookluck


Date: Friday May 31st, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Join Flower City Arts Center for a zine and artists’ books show and tell! Bring a book that you love, and see fellow book-lovers’ personal favorites. Artists’ books, zines, small ... read more

bloom - Reception


Date: Friday June 7th, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Join us for the opening reception of "bloom" on First Friday, June 7 from 6 - 9pm. This celebration of our clay community showcases artwork created by our Ceramics Studio ... read more

In Plain Sight: Photographs & Writing by Members of Studio 678 Photo Club - Reception


Date: Friday June 7th, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Join us in celebrating our Studio 678 Photo Club students' poetry and hand-developed film photography at Rochester City Hall on First Friday, June 7, from 6:30 - 8:30pm! Our annual ... read more

Photo Garage Sale


Dates: Thursday June 13th, 2024 noon - Tuesday June 18th, 2024 7 p.m.

Gear Up for Summer at our Photo Garage Sale! Stop by our 2nd Floor Lighting Studio for digital and analog cameras, film, paper, lenses, filters, accessories, tripods, books, bags, picture ... read more