Providing the community with opportunities to explore the dynamic relationship between art & community through exhibitions & arts education.
Rochester Art Center is a regional leader in the presentation of contemporary art and community-oriented programs. By anchoring Rochester’s arts and cultural offerings, the programs and environment of the Art Center underscore our presence as essential to the City’s growth and vital to the experiences of all our visitors.
At Rochester Art Center, imagination, creativity, and innovation flourish as . . .
contemporary art exhibitions that encourage dialogue, curiosity, enjoyment and reflection
arts education activities that connect adults and children to their creativity in new and compelling ways
public programs & events that engage visitors and build community
collaborations that challenge boundaries and break down barriers while offering opportunities for shared achievement