Event Archive

Racing Posters from Around the World

Dates: Friday July 18th, 2008 5:03 p.m. - Saturday July 19th, 2008 4 p.m.

Jim Malley of Mercury Posters presents this exhibit of various races, racing icons and hot cars from around the world. See items never before exhibited and feed your inner "indy" ... read more


Dates: Friday August 1st, 2008 5:03 p.m. - Friday August 29th, 2008 4 p.m.

Thrown, altered and slip covered forms from our artist in residence, Keith Johnson. Come view the body of work created by Keith - in his own unique style. Hours daily ... read more

Xerox Classic

Dates: Monday August 11th, 2008 8 a.m. - Sunday August 17th, 2008 4 p.m.

Come see this Nationwide Tour Event and watch as the top 25 players try to earn their PGA Tour card. Exciting up and coming golfers vie for a spot on ... read more


Dates: Friday September 5th, 2008 5:03 p.m. - Sunday November 2nd, 2008 4 p.m.

happ & chance present this exhibit featuring the art of Andy Gilmore, Davin Kuntze, Mary Lewandowski, Jennifer Maire and Julia Nitzsche. Reception with live music from LouLou and the Sharp ... read more

Community Darkroom Instructors Show

Dates: Friday September 19th, 2008 5:03 p.m. - Wednesday October 29th, 2008 5:03 p.m.

The quality of our educational program is due to the talent and creativity of our instructors. Come celebrate their talents at an exhibition of their work. read more

Artist Row at the Rochester Public Market

Date: Sunday September 21st, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

YES! The Friends of the Public Market is proud to sponsor the 4th Annual Artist Row Public Market Art Fair on Sunday September 21, 2008, from 10 am to 4 ... read more

History in the Making III: Ceramic Traditions, Contemporary Pots

Dates: Friday September 26th, 2008 5:03 p.m. - Friday October 31st, 2008 4 p.m.

This third annual national juried ceramics exhibition again is presented by Genesee Pottery. This year's juror, Linda Sikora of Alfred University, has selected the best of the best from among ... read more

Words and Music

Dates: Tuesday September 30th, 2008 9 a.m. - Sunday November 2nd, 2008 5 p.m.

Exhibit with work of many Rochester area visual artists in different media. Clay book sculpture from "Coming Together Through Clay" youth and senior ceramics project will be featured. This project ... read more

David Prakel - photographer and author

Date: Monday October 6th, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

British photographer and author David Prakel at Community Darkroom on Monday, October 6 7-9pm British photographer and author, David Prakel will share his unique perspective on photography as an educator ... read more

College Prep Workshop for HS Students

Date: Saturday October 18th, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

High School Students! Are you thinking of being an art major in college? Come get the information you need at this FREE workshop where art department and admissions staff from ... read more

5th Annual Great Bowls of Fire Chili Cookoff

Date: Saturday November 1st, 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Great chili recipes prepared by area restaurants will again vie for best chili in Rochester. $20 per person (max $60 for family of 4)Ticket price includes handmade pottery bowl, tasting ... read more

Letter Perfect

Dates: Friday November 7th, 2008 6 p.m. - Sunday January 11th, 2009 4 p.m.

Seeing letters in ordinary objects - and expressing this through fabulous photos. The alphabet comes to life in this exhibit by Community Darkroom Monitors. read more

Winter Show

Dates: Friday November 14th, 2008 5:03 p.m. - Tuesday December 30th, 2008 4 p.m.

Pottery, jewelry, paintings and photography from local and regional artists and craftsmen; beautiful hand-made art for the holiday season. Hours daily 11-5, Saturday 12-4, closed Sundays. read more

Racing Posters from Around the World

Dates: Friday December 5th, 2008 5:03 p.m. - Friday January 23rd, 2009 4 p.m.

See this vintage graphic design from the collection of Jim Malley, Mercury Posters. read more

TinType Portrait

Date: Saturday December 13th, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Get a Tintype Portrait made just in time for the holidays! The tintype photograph, originating in the nineteenth century, is produced on a thin piece of metal. Each image is ... read more

An Evening with the Arts Annual Dinner Auction

Date: Monday January 5th, 5:03 p.m. - 8:03 p.m.

Event was cancelled. Save the date now. June 5, 2009. Tickets will be available in 2009. Always a fun time with live entertainment, great food, fabulous art and items for ... read more

Lisa Marie Barber: Three Hearts

Dates: Tuesday January 6th, 2009 10 a.m. - Friday January 30th, 2009 8 p.m.

Life-sized figurative ceramic installation, with quilts and painted panels Many of my compositions use imagery from city life, with objects densely arranged as if around a shrine. Enveloped by these ... read more

Meet the Photographer

Dates: Friday January 16th, 2009 6 p.m. - Saturday February 28th, 2009 2:03 p.m.

Works by five area photographers who are guest lecturers in our Meet the Photographer lecture series. Tim Toal, Chris Kogut, Doug McFarland, Christine Sevilla, Brian Arnold. read more

Expressive Figurative Works w/Emphasis on Surface Decoration

Date: Saturday January 31st, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Workshop with Lisa Marie Barber, guest artist from Wisconsin for month of January in Firehouse Gallery. Come learn about her muse, method and materials. $60 per person. Space is limited. ... read more

Seconds Sale

Dates: Friday February 6th, 2009 10 a.m. - Saturday February 28th, 2009 3 p.m.

Find bargains during the eagerly-awaited annual seconds sale, where the forgotten platter, the left-behind mug, or the slight glaze imperfection can give you a gorgeous piece of work for pennies ... read more

Local Crime Faces by Paul Dodd

Dates: Friday February 6th, 2009 6 p.m. - Wednesday March 4th, 2009 4 p.m.

See this show featuring recent paintings by Paul Dodd with opening night entertainment by DJ Sam Patch. read more

Make a Handmade Paper Valentine [free]

Date: Saturday February 14th, 8 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Stop into Printing and Book Arts Saturday, February 14th, to make a handmade Valentine's Day card. In less than an hour, you can create one unique and very special note ... read more

Works by Alice Drew and Jillian Sokso

Dates: Friday March 6th, 2009 5:03 p.m. - Friday March 27th, 2009 4 p.m.

Lyrical prints by Jillian Sokso and beautiful, delicately-patterned functional hand built ceramics by Alice Drew. Hours daily 11-5, Saturday 12-4 and closed Sundays. See more at: Tete-a-Tete. read more

Book Arts Guild meeting

Date: Tuesday March 10th, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

This meeting is intended to discuss the purpose and vision of a Book Arts Guild. Please come and bring your friends and colleagues who may be interested to get in ... read more

12th Annual Photographers Path

Date: Sunday March 22nd, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

All are welcome to attend! This is a regional photography exhibition featuring photographs by over 100 area artists of all ages including the 11 senior members of Studio 789. See ... read more