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Flower City Arts Center

Address: 
713 Monroe Ave.
Rochester , NY , 14607
Phone: 244-1730
43° 8' 37.0536" N, 77° 35' 20.9868" W
Contact name: 
Simona Benenati, Communications Coordinator
Seasons in which we offer activities (select "All seasons" for all): 
The Flower City Arts Center offers educational programs in a variety of visual arts with an emphasis on three areas: Printmaking & Book Arts, Ceramics, and Photography & Digital Arts. We produce youth programs, classes, and workshops, provide facilities to our studio artists, and exhibit work in our galleries. Our programs are available to community members of all ages, incomes, and backgrounds.

We are a community-based not-for-profit that educates, encourages, and inspires all people to create and enjoy the visual arts. The Flower City Arts Center is celebrating 50 years in 2020. Established in 1970, The Flower City Arts Center is located in a historic firehouse, constructed in 1895-1905 (Try to find evidence of the fire poles next time you're here!). We are the only community visual arts center conveniently located within the City of Rochester. In 1973, the Arts Center incorporated as a 501(c)3 not-for-profit educational institution.

The Flower City Arts Center offers educational programs in a variety of visual arts with an emphasis on three areas: Printmaking & Book Arts, Ceramics, and Photography & Digital Arts. We produce youth programs, classes, and workshops, provide facilities to our studio artists, and exhibit work in our galleries. We collaborate with community groups for the benefit of all. Our photography, ceramics and book arts programs are available to community members of all ages, incomes and backgrounds.

The Flower City Arts Center is an Institutional Member of the National Guild for Community Arts Education.

Open hours: 
Sunday: Closed
Monday: 9:00 am-6:00 pm
Tuesday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am-6:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am-9:30 pm
Friday: 9:00 am-5:00 am
Saturday: 12:00 pm-5:00 pm
Arts: Visual, Painting & Drawing, Ceramics Wheel & Hand Building, Printmaking & Letterpress, Digital & Film Photography, Hands-on, Arts and Crafts, Home Schooling, Special Needs, Summer Camps

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