Hart's Beer and Cheese Tastings, Live Jazz

Hart’s Local Grocers is excited to join First Friday Rochester! Stop by between 6-9 pm for free tastings of craft beer and artisanal cheeses. From 6-8 pm, AMTracks Jazz Trio from Eastman School of Music will be playing in our ...

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Open Studio

Featuring New Encaustic Paintings by Constance Mauro and Music by Ivana Healing Harp featuring Christina Ivanna.

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The Figure In Abstraction By Jono Peterson

Collection of mixed materials pieces. Jono's work involves two dimensional charcoal, pastels, paint and collage.

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Open Studio

Located at 1115 E. Main St. houses 4 floors of studios and over 60 artist and craftspeople. Venues include ceramics, fabric, glass, wearable and functional art, and fine arts including painting and printmaking. The building also includes Happy Earth Tea ...

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Decorate Your Home with Art

This month, Anderson Alley Artists will feature vignettes of interior design. There will be displays showcasing the artwork created in our studios that demonstrate how art can add that finishing spark to your decorating.

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Genetic Aesthetics

Within a family of artists a genetic aesthetic often develops. Dichotomy presents a collaborative collection of works and wearable art by Bette Judd Collier, her mother Olive Judd, and daughters Ali, Lindsey and Carly Collier. Discover the thread that connects ...

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Mystery night / Wide Open Mic

Solve riddles, find clues and win prizes. Sherlock & Watson will be on hand to help. Wide Open Mic, Rochester's longest running Open Mic. Hosted by Norm Davis.

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A Work in Progress Studio

Check out our creative collaboration! Pistachio Press: fine stationery, social invitations & limited edition prints. Vintage Refashioned: happiness through hand-stiched paper. Rehema Home: Fair Trade artisan works from Kenya.

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Haunted Whimsy by Amy Brand

As the nights grow longer, shadows cover this tiny felted world. Presented by Pop Up Roc. Additional parking at credit union & Greenovation. Please don’t park in front of Happy Feet or deli.

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Photographer Mark Poe: Natural Works Around Us

Mark Poe’s love of capturing the outdoors through his camera lens began with his trips to the Adirondacks with his father and business partner, the late Robert Poe, each award winning photographers in their own right. Mark’s ability to capture ...

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Metropoliticoncious Painting & Sculpture by Francesca Lalanne

“Metropoliticoncious II”, by Miami born / Haitian raised artist Francesca Lalanne, is the sequel to her2006 exhibition at Edgezones Project space in Miami Florida. Lalanne’s new work consists of large sculptures and paintings arranged as an installation to suggest a ...

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Unmasking Abilities Gallery Opening

Join us for a special preview of original works of art created by clients of Al Sigl Member Agencies and community volunteers as part of the 25th Annual Sigl Community WalkAbout. This year's mask gallery will be unveiled as part ...

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Dragon's Creepy Creations

Come see the Creepy Creations of Dragon Messmer. Comic style monsters and other creatures, done in ink and paint.

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American Pride

Paintings and Drawings by Daniel Caster

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Personal Pronouns

Addressing gender identity to challenge traditional binary assumptions.

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Contemplations Art Exhibit

Contemplations....a solo art exhibit of Portraits, Figure Drawings and Landscapes all done in pastel. Artwork in the exhibit is by Victor artist Gail Thomas. Admission is free and handicap accessible!

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The Print Club of Rochester 83rd Annual Members Show

This year’s juror, Michael Flanigan, professor at Oswego State University and Director of The Tyler Art Gallery, will be selecting four works for best in show awards. Founded in 1931, The Print Club’s mission is to educate and stimulate an ...

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Magnificent Africa

Through a series of informative panels, artifacts, and now, a fully interactive digital display including music, video, and imagery, which was made possible through a major grant from the Farash Foundation and the New York State Council on the Arts' ...

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Inside Out

Inside Out is exhibiting the relationship between public spaces and community. The exhibit will focus on the connection of how raw materials are processed from Staach and Joe Bean as they open up their inner workings to show you where ...

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Open Studios

Top off your First Friday festivities with a visit to RoCo Upstairs. This month features Studio Michaelino’s Official Grand Opening including images from his Skin of the Arboretum and On the Grid series. Sue Jenkins is back from showing in ...

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Robert Ernst Marx

New Paintings.

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An Exhibition of New Photographic Prints by Richard Margolis

Many new prints have been produced in our darkroom this summer! Come see unique diptychs and triptychs photographed on film in the Rochester area. You may recognize these Big Trees. Furniture by Chara Dow and unique handmade wooden games by ...

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Sirens & Seahorses Art Show

Mermaids and seahorses abound at The Shoe Factory Art Co-op’s new exhibit! Everyone’s favorite finned females and their seahorse sidekicks will be on display in a variety of art forms! Over 30 artists from Rochester and out-of-state have created paintings, ...

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Fall into Apples!

Black Button Distilling will be launching our brand new Apple Pie Moonshine. Stop on by between 6-9pm for a complimentary tasting of Apple Pie AND Apple Pie Moonshine. We will also have special guests, Violet Mary performing from 7-8pm. Regular ...

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Dick Kane

Dick Kane will have a solo show in the RAC studio during the month of October. To complement the First Friday opening, Dick will do a demo for the public on Sunday, October 19th from noon - 3 pm in the ...

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NOTA Fall Open House

This First Friday we will be hosting a NOTA Fall Open House with a wine tasting by Chocolate and Vines, Henna Tattoo demonstrations, handmade jewelry, live music, free class giveaways and more! We are a Nu Movement towards a more ...

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Fly Rabbit, Fly!

Recent letterpress & mono prints by Chris Charles of Fly Rabbit Press. Chris works with old-school hand-set type, linoleum carving & a handful of newer techniques to create images full of humor and bright, bold colors.

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Question Bridge: Black Males - Opening Reception

Question Bridge: Black Males is a project that critically explores challenging issues within the Black male community by instigating a transmedia conversation among black men across the geographic, economic, generational, educational and social strata of American society.

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The New York Artist Guild: Recent Work

The New York Artist Guild was founded in 2006 by four artists in various media: Sabra Richards, Wendy Menzie, Howard Koft, and Bruno Chalifour. Soon two other artists, Alice Gold and g.a.Sheller, would join its ranks. Beyond exhibiting together NYAG members ...

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Steve Levinson

Steve Levinson is presenting a series of images that explore recent travels to Cuba, the Dominican Republic, New Mexico, Toronto, Maine, Yellowstone National Park as well as some of the neighborhoods of Rochester. The unifying feature is the use of ...

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