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!
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 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!
Students from Community Darkroom's "Social Reportage" class, under instruction from social documentary photojournalist Arleen Hodge Thaler, have spent months documenting the lives of Burmese, Somalian...Read more!
WinterCraft: Holiday Sale
Shop local this year! Handmade ceramics, prints, textiles, and more.Read more!