Art Museum + Arts and Crafts + Arts Education + Arts: Performance + Arts: Visual + Dance + Dance Company + Dance Education + Dance Performance + Drama + Drama / Theater instruction + Drama/Musical Theater Performance + Drawing + Music + Music instruction - group classes + Music instruction - private lessons + Musician/Orchestra/Band + Painting/sculpture + Participatory (e.g., music jam sessions, dancing, theater) + Photography + Theater + Theater company | Kids Out and About Rochester

Genesee Country Village & Museum

Genesee Country Village & Museum in Mumford, NY is the largest living history museum in New York State. Transport yourself back to the 19th century mid-May through mid-October, with special events all year long. Over 60 historic buildings making history come alive! Hours vary seasonally; see website for details.
1410 Flint Hill Road PO Box 310
Mumford , NY , 14511
Phone: (585) 538-6822
42° 59' 33.594" N, 77° 52' 48.4284" W

The Hochstein School

Providing excellent music and dance instruction to anyone who is interested – regardless of age, level of skill, background, or ability to pay. Year-round classes and summer camps in music, dance, and other aspects of the arts for toddlers through adults. We aim to nurture and inspire each individual, and to welcome all to our community.
50 N. Plymouth Ave
Rochester , NY , 14614
Phone: (585) 454-4596
43° 9' 21.24" N, 77° 36' 56.5596" W

The Harley School

Founded in 1917, The Harley School is a nationally-recognized, independent school in Rochester, NY, offering an innovative and demanding college preparatory program for 525 day students in Nursery (age 3) through Grade 12.
1981 Clover Street
Rochester , NY , 14618
Phone: (585) 442-1770
43° 7' 12.6804" N, 77° 32' 59.1576" W

Stages (A Magical Journey Thru Stages)

Rochester, NY's not-for-profit youth theatre company at the Auditorium Center. Offers 8 annual full-scale theater productions, classes, summer camps, and more!
875 East Main Street Stages Theatre, Auditorium Center, Third Floor
Rochester , NY , 14605
Phone: 585-935-7173
43° 9' 37.4364" N, 77° 35' 19.086" W

Bay View Family YMCA

Part of the YMCA of Greater Rochester, the Bay View Family YMCA is a place for families, seniors, youth, and adults to reach their goals of health and wellness. Aquatics, group exercise, before and after school care, camp, sports, events, and more.
1209 Bay Road
Webster , NY , 14580
Phone: 585-671-8414
43° 11' 29.9976" N, 77° 30' 40.6368" W

Monroe Family YMCA

Part of the YMCA of Greater Rochester, the Monroe Family YMCA is a place for families, seniors, youth, and adults to reach their goals of health and wellness. Aquatics, group exercise, before and after school care, camp, sports, events, and more.
797 Monroe Ave
Rochester , NY , 14607
Phone: 585-271-5320
43° 8' 33.288" N, 77° 35' 14.37" W

Spotlight Theatre Arts

Theatre Arts Education for kids and teens. Private Lessons: Piano, Voice, Theater, Dance, Drums, Guitar, Ukulele and Audition Prep. Skill-building classes. Live-Learning Productions (learning every aspect of musical theatre from audition to performance). A full season of plays.
3 Railroad St
Fairport , NY , 14450
Phone: 585-305-4767
43° 6' 12.5928" N, 77° 26' 26.538" W

Rochester Museum & Science Center Preschool

Located at the Gannett School on the RMSC Campus, RMSC Preschool offers unique science, art, history and cultural hands-on experiences and activities for children ages three to five. The integration of exhibits enhances the preschool curriculum and stimulates curiosity.  
657 East Ave
Rochester , NY , 14607
Phone: 585.697.1949
43° 9' 8.9028" N, 77° 35' 14.8092" W

TYKEs (Theatre Young Kids Enjoy)

Inspiring families with best-loved fairy tales, favorite bedtime stories and children’s books... all seen through the magic of live theatre.
1200 Edgewood Avenue
Rochester , NY , 14618
Phone: 585-461-2000
43° 5' 46.2768" N, 77° 33' 57.0852" W

The Artful Fairy

The Artful Fairy studios are a magical place to get creative! Make a one-of-a-kind miniature garden or terrarium. Feel like painting? We've got a selection of wood and ceramic pieces you can pick and paint! Celebrate your birthday with one of our Fairy, Unicorn, Mermaid or Art party options. Or, take one of our memorable art and garden classes. Looking for Adult fun? Plant~N'~Party is for you! Create succulent gardens in unique containers while you sip delicious beverages. We're Rochester's premiere Plant and Sip company!
90 E. Main St
Victor , NY , 14564
Phone: 585-924-4499
42° 58' 54.6852" N, 77° 24' 27.918" W

Bach to Rock Penfield

Bach to Rock Penfield is a locally owned and operated music school located in Penfield, NY that provides music lessons for students of all ages, instruments and skill levels in the Rochester NY area. We offer private music lessons in ALL instruments, early childhood classes (toddlers - first grade), opportunities to join a band or glee club, birthday parties, seasonal music camps, DJ scratching and mixing lessons, music production lessons and more!
2160 Penfield Road
Penfield , NY , 14526
Phone: 5853643766
43° 7' 55.0812" N, 77° 26' 32.586" W

Southwest Family YMCA

Part of the YMCA of Greater Rochester, the Southwest Family YMCA is a place for families, seniors, youth, and adults to reach their goals of health and wellness. Aquatics, group exercise, before and after school care, camp, sports, events, and more.
597 Thurston Road
Rochester , NY , 14619
Phone: 585-328-9330
43° 7' 57.9252" N, 77° 39' 4.7376" W

Nazareth College Arts Center

Nazareth College Arts Center is greater Rochester's premiere presenter of world-class music, theatre, dance, and family entertainment since 1967.
4245 East Avenue
Rochester , NY , 14618
Phone: (585) 389-2170
43° 6' 5.2416" N, 77° 30' 59.6808" W

OFC Creations

OFC Creations (Opportunities For Creativity) was founded in 2005 by Eric Vaughn Johnson to give students an opportunity to push their creative limits. OFC is now in residence at The Lyric Theatre, 440 East Ave., Rochester, a collaboration that has enabled for this expansion of educational and artistic programs. The Lyric is located in the historic East Avenue neighborhood. OFC offers after school and evening arts programming to private and public schools, video production for events and theatrical performances, and opening opportunities to new directors in the Rochester community.
P.O Box 26346
Rochester , NY , 14626
Phone: 585-667-0954
43° 12' 32.9004" N, 77° 42' 30.1248" W

Eastman Community Music School

We are a community music school bringing classical and jazz private lessons, group classes, and ensemble experiences to musicians aged 4 months to 99!
26 Gibbs Street
Rochester , NY , 14604
Phone: (585) 274-1400
43° 9' 28.1124" N, 77° 36' 3.708" W

Sterling Renaissance Festival

Thrill to the excitement of over 100 stage and street performers, professional actors, comedians and musicians who whimsically recreate an authentic English Renaissance village for you to experience. Join the merriment at the Pub Sing, Wench Auction and Trial & Dunke. Witness dozens of artisans demonstrating their fine craftsmanship and selling their unique wares. Savor delicacies like steak-on-a-stake, pita pockets, succulent turkey legs, portabella mushroom sandwiches, mile high cakes and more!
15385 Farden Rd
Sterling , NY , 13156
Phone: 800-879-4446
43° 21' 41.3352" N, 76° 39' 10.3248" W

Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park

Only a short 30 minutes from Rochester, Sonnenberg Gardens offers enjoyment for all ages in its formal gardens, Victorian mansion, and greenhouse complex. One of the most treasured landmarks of our region, Sonnenberg Gardens greets 35,000 visitors annually and has been doing so since it opened its doors to the public in 1973. Visitors from all over the globe come to enjoy the relaxing nature and beauty of its gardens. Many also come to learn about the history of this unique place and its original owners, Frederick and Mary Clark Thompson. We are open 7 days a week, rain or shine, May 1 through October 31. Hours: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm; extended Summer Hours (Memorial Day – Labor Day): 9:30 am – 5:30 pm.
151 Charlotte Street
Canandaigua , NY , 14424
Phone: (585) 394-4922
42° 53' 53.448" N, 77° 16' 19.4556" W

Eastman School of Music - Concert Office

Concert Information - many concerts open to the Rochester community are free and family-friendly.
26 Gibbs Street
Rochester , NY , 14604
Phone: (585) 274-1109
43° 9' 28.1124" N, 77° 36' 3.708" W

The Avenue Blackbox Theatre - Rochester, NY

The Avenue Blackbox provides year-round FREE THEATER FOR KIDS, address-based sliding scale membership, music and drama workshops, theatre tech training and more.
780 Joseph Avenue
Rochester , NY , 14621
Phone: 585.491.6730
43° 10' 44.2488" N, 77° 36' 27.1728" W

The BrickLab

Located in Spencerport, NY, The BrickLab is an interactive learning center and child care center that provides a rich, colorful learning environment for boys and girls across all age ranges, primarily ages 3-14. With LEGO® educational products and toys as a foundation, we seek to deliver innovative project-based programs that interest, engage and challenge kids—while supporting the concepts of STEM education.
5110 West Ridge Road
Rochester , NY , 14559 43° 13' 7.0428" N, 77° 48' 1.1412" W

George Eastman Museum

The world's oldest photography museum, and one of the world's oldest film archives. Kids 4 and under are FREE. $5 for ages 5-17 and students with ID.
900 East Ave.
Rochester , NY , 14607
Phone: (585) 271-3361, ext. 234.
43° 9' 10.2672" N, 77° 34' 48.0612" W

Aerial Arts of Rochester

Offering Circus Arts, Aerial Dance, Aerial Yoga, Similar to what you'd see in Cirque Du Soleil
565 Blossom Road Suite Z
Rochester , NY , 14610
Phone: 585-201-8202
43° 8' 56.2992" N, 77° 33' 23.6952" W

New York State Ballet

New York State Ballet brings a refreshed appreciation, awareness, and education of the art form of classical ballet to the state of New York, while making our productions affordable and accessible to community members from every background.
1855 Monroe Av
Rochester , NY , 14618
Phone: 585-704-1903
43° 7' 38.8848" N, 77° 33' 59.4288" W

New York State Ballet Training Academy (formerly Ballet Prestige)

Top notch instruction. Friendly atmosphere. The New York State Ballet Training Academy offers certified professional dance instruction in a welcoming and nurturing environment. Our brand new spacious studios feature state-of-the-art dance floors that reduce the potential for injury. Many performance opportunities are available for your child to showcase the skills learned and joy experienced while dancing alongside the professional dancers of the New York State Ballet.
821 Fairport Rd.
E. Rochester , NY , 14445
Phone: (585) 203-1763
43° 6' 12.5316" N, 77° 29' 2.7636" W

Rochester Fringe Festival

A spectacular celebration of the performing and visual arts in the heart of Rochester’s East End, featuring world-renowned performers as well as up-and-comers.
P.O. Box 10508
Rochester , NY , 14610
Phone: 585.454.9460
43° 8' 34.7784" N, 77° 32' 41.082" W

Golden Link Folk Singing Society

The Golden Link Folk Singing Society has been the driving force behind bringing excellent folk, roots, blues, bluegrass, and other acoustic-oriented music to the Rochester, NY area for over 45 years. Founded in 1971, the Golden Link Folk Singing Society is dedicated to presenting, promoting, and preserving folk music in the Rochester area. Golden Link is a volunteer-operated and member-supported 501(c)3 not-for-profit arts, cultural, and educational organization.
PO Box 92398
Rochester , NY , 14692
Phone: (585) 857-9265
43° 5' 7.89" N, 77° 35' 51.936" W