Each year, Rochester Art Center offers a large variety of youth and adult education programs. These exceptional offerings include classes, workshops, film screenings, lectures, and gallery tours for all ages. Programs are designed to encourage an understanding and appreciation of the visual arts. Youth programs, such as Total Arts Day Camp, provide valuable hands-on art experiences under the direction of professional Art Center Educators and also through guest artists. For more information about tour and workshop opportunities, or to schedule a private group tour or workshop, see below. 

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Virtual Panel Discussion

Sunday, December 4 | 11:30 AM

Join us for a virtual panel discussion with the international artists participating in the exhibition "Walk With Us."


Open Studio

Fridays & Saturdays | 11AM - 2PM

Drop in for an entrée of creative projects or bring your own supplies and projects to the Rochester Art Center!


Artist Talk with Melissa Ianniello

Saturday, December 10 | 10:00 AM

Join us for a conversation with Italian artist Melissa Ianniello! Moderated by Giulia Angeli and Zoe Cinel. 


Drop In Tours

Saturdays & Sundays | 1:00 PM

Enjoy an in-person, guided tour of the Rochester Art Center and find out about the museum’s local history, stunning architectural design, and current exhibitions.


Rochester Art Center is pleased to offer public and private gallery tours and workshops for schools, community groups, and families. Our knowledgeable staff of educators are available to lead tours and stimulate conversation about the exhibitions. To schedule a group tour or workshop, please fill out an interest form: Click Here

Each summer, the Art Center is proud to offer Total Arts Day Camp (TADC), where youth engage in creating their own artworks, learning from professional artists, and thinking about the world around them. Through a one week-long session, students build artist’s skills and confidence in the visual arts. Several sessions are offered each summer and provide flexible enrollment options for families with students going into grades 1-6. The final day of each session concludes with a showcase presented by the students for their families. TADC was initiated in 1971 by artist Judy Onofrio, and we are pleased to continue her legacy of learning and creativity for youth. 

To reserve the Art Center Grand Lobby for your private social event, learn more and contact us Here.

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