Genesee Center for the Arts & Education

At the Genesee Center for the Arts & Education, we believe that a positive art experience can change a person's life. We are a community-based not-for-profit that educates, encourages and inspires all people to create and enjoy the arts. Classes! Workshops! Studio access! Galleries! Youth programs! Come and enjoy!

Genesee Pottery

The largest ceramics studio space with the most comprehensive programs and facilities in the Rochester area. Wheel throwing, handbuilding, techniques, surface decoration - our classes and workshops are outstanding. More than 30 hours per week of open studio time for students and, with 24 hour access available to our Artists-in-Residence and studio artists, our service is unparalleled in the region.

Community Darkroom

Community access photographic facilities for students, professionals, serious amateurs, artists and anyone interested in pursuing the craft of photography.

The only such facility in Rochester, darkrooms, lighting studios, vintage process lab, digital photography labs and workspaces provide an array of unmatched services and programs!

Printing & Book Arts Center

Our comprehensive series of classes includes letterpress printing, bookbinding, book arts, paper making and calligraphy. Access to a vast array of tools, type and talent allow artists and enthusiasts to be retro, vintage, cutting edge and modern – all at once!

Friday Flings

Have a fun night out and bring something home with you other than a hangover! You’ll meet new people and tap into your creative self that’s been hiding all this time. Projects change monthly between photography, ceramics, and printing & book arts.

 
Events

Conversations with Artists

Volunteers at Community Darkroom have re-imagined works of art by the likes of Georgia O’Keeffe, Frida Kahlo, and others in their own photographs in an exhibit entitled “Conversations with Artists”. ...

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Studio 678 Awards Ceremony & Exhibit Reception

This is an uplifting event celebrating the hard work, perseverance, and creativity of our Photo Club students. Parents, funders, and friends are encouraged to attend.

All Photo Club members will...

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Spring 2015 Classes

Genesee Pottery Classes

Printing & Book Arts Classes

Community Darkroom Classes