Calendar of Events at the Genesee Center for the Arts

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Corn Hill

Make Your Own Mothers Day Card

Friday Flings

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at 12:00 am until Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 12:00 am

Because the bar routine gets kind of old sometimes.

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. Let us know you’re coming– Registration is required.

2nd Friday each month

6-9 pm (unless otherwise stated)

Members: $40 ea./2 for $75     Nonmembers $50 ea./2 for $95


Five by Six

Friday, September 5, 2014 at 6:00 pm until Monday, November 17, 2014 at 5:00 pm

An exhibit produced entirely by students of Community Darkroom’s “Exhibit Experience” class. This includes the photography, printing, framing, hanging, sequencing, and promoting.

Participating Photographers:

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Community Darkroom Galleries

Community Darkroom Galleries,
Friday, September 5, 2014 from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

For the LOVE of Wood Type

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 11:00 am until Friday, October 31, 2014 at 5:00 pm

New Letterpress prints by Geri McCormick. All are printed with wood type manufactured by Virgin Wood Type.

Joe Brown Gallery at the Printing & Book Arts Center

Joe Brown Gallery at the Printing & Book Arts Center,
Friday, October 17, 2014 from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

History in the Making VIII

Friday, October 3, 2014 at 6:00 pm until Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 5:00 pm

Ceramic Traditions, Contemporary Objects at the Firehouse Gallery at Genesee Pottery.

The History in the Making exhibit showcases ceramic work from youthful, energetic, promising artists to veteran traditionalists. All see potential in the connection between historic and contemporary ideas. They believe form, color, and surface can be simultaneously fresh and time-honored, leading to an exciting body of work as a whole.

Juried by Fred Herbst, professor of art at Corning Community College. This show attracts ceramicists from all across the country.

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Firehouse Gallery at Genesee Pottery

Firehouse Gallery at Genesee Pottery,
Friday, October 3, 2014 from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Social Reportage

Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 12:00 am until Friday, January 9, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Under the direction of instructor and documentary photographer Arleen Hodge, students of Community Darkroom’s social reportage class create photographic essays touching on inner city neighborhoods and their unique dynamics culturally and historically. Runs through Jan 9, 2015.

Community Darkroom Galleries

Community Darkroom Galleries,
Saturday, December 6, 2014 from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Chili Cookoff

Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 4:30 pm until Friday, November 14, 2014 at 7:30 pm

Bring some Tums along with your appetite if you think you can take the heat. Contenders from over a dozen Rochester eateries are duking it out for top honors in a variety of sizzling categories. Taste them all and vote for the victor. A handmade ceramic bowl is yours to keep as a reminder of your gastronomic achievement.

Get all the details here.

Genesee Center for the Arts & Education

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