Arts and Crafts | Beyond the Nest (Rochester)

Genesee Country Village & Museum and Nature Center

Coopering, blacksmithing or making cheese are just a few of the immersive opportunities the museum offers teens and adults. Most are single day experiences, but multi-day classes and mini-apprenticeships are also available.
1410 Flint Hill Road PO Box 310
Mumford , NY , 14511
Phone: (585) 538-6822
42° 59' 33.594" N, 77° 52' 48.4284" W

The Hochstein School

Classes for kids and adults in music and dance, ensemble programs, and Expressive Arts program for those with disabilities. Dance, Music, Stringed instruments, Piano, Drums, Guitar, Ukulele, Voice/Chorus, Wind/brass instruments.
50 N. Plymouth Ave
Rochester , NY , 14614
Phone: (585) 454-4596
43° 9' 21.24" N, 77° 36' 56.5596" W

CountryMax Stores

Victor , NY , 14564
Phone: 585-924-4850
42° 58' 57.2268" N, 77° 24' 31.9644" W

YMCA of Greater Rochester

Exercise & Health, Healthful Living, Swimming, Preschool, Basketball
Multiple locations throughout
Rochester , NY , 14624 43° 5' 59.604" N, 77° 45' 32.868" W

Memorial Art Gallery

Arts: Visual, Drawing, Painting/Sculpture, Hands-on, Arts and Crafts, Preschool
500 University Avenue
Rochester , NY , 14607
Phone: 585 276 8900
43° 9' 26.9928" N, 77° 35' 15.6048" W

Adventures & Art

Now Registering: Creative Arts, Drama, and More! Now welcoming new students to join us for another amazing year. Choose from afterschool, evening, weekend, and homeschool daytime options. Get Creative, Express Yourself, and Explore the Arts!

AG Staging Designs LLC

Offering adult and children DIY classes for all events, including birthday parties, baby showers, bridal showers, couples, and any social gathering!

Art Center of Rochester LLC

Art Center offers group art experiences for all ages! Most programs run for six weeks, and the supply fees are included in the cost. Each program must meet the minimum enrollment to run.

Artuta Online Art School

Artuta is now accepting the reservations for seasonal 4-6 weeks classes, seasonal workshops, weekly drawing salon and so on. For more detail, please check our class info page below.

Barnes & Noble, Mall at Greece Ridge

Hands-on, Arts and Crafts, Reading / Story time

Bloom Wellness of Rochester

Youth Yoga Art for Children & Teens Class types will be added/changed throughout the year.

Buffalo AKG Art Museum (formerly Albright-Knox Gallery)

Arts: Visual, Drawing, Film, Painting/sculpture, Photography, Hands-on, Arts and Crafts

CDS Monarch

Deaf/Hearing Impaired, Hands-on, Arts and Crafts, Cooking, Special Needs

Chrysalis Center for Integrative Health

Classes for children and adults.

Color Me Mine Webster

Arts: Visual, Painting/sculpture, Arts and Crafts, Parenting, Pregnancy

Corning Museum of Glass

From hot glassworking, to flameworking, to fusing, to sandblasting—you and your family can do just about anything with glass, with the help of our experienced glassworkers. Opportunities exist for all ages. No experience is necessary.

Creativity Shell Rochester

The sewing/textile arts programs taught by the Creativity Shell are customized and structured based on the age, location and size of the class we are working with. Structured programs are designed to give confidence to the students.

Dan's Crafts & Things

Occasional craft and hobby classes are offered on specific subjects. Expert staff is available to help with your craft and hobby projects on a regular basis.

Dansville ArtWorks

Creative Writing, Arts: Visual, Drawing, Painting/sculpture, Photography, Consignment, Arts and Crafts

Daytime Education at Recreation

There are a variety of subject matters available throughout the year. Some of Summer 2023 semester includes: Classic Music and the Masters, Worldwide Art News, Democracy and it's Alternative, Cowboys, Cowgirls and Outlaws, Exploring Heritage Sites.

ECHO: Eco-Conscious Home Outfitters

Upcycling and sustainability classes; nature hours for kids

Endless Highway, Inc.

Endless Highway-sponsored programs range from public events to team sports that are inclusive of children with and without disabilities. Opportunities include wheelchair basketball, inclusive dance, theatre, art and VR.

Fairport Public Library

Storytimes, Early Literacy, Performances, STEAM Programming for Kids and Teens; Test prep and College Info for High School Students; Reading Programs for All Ages

Flower City Arts Center

Arts: Visual, Painting & Drawing, Ceramics Wheel & Hand Building, Printmaking & Letterpress, Digital & Film Photography, Hands-on, Arts and Crafts, Home Schooling, Special Needs, Summer Camps

Gates Recreation & Parks Department

Nature/Outdoors, Preschool, Exercise & Health, Arts and Crafts, Sports

Genesee Valley Council on the Arts

GVCA offers a myriad of classes including yoga, ceramics, drawing and so much more. We also offer open ceramic and writing studios for the public to use for a low cost.

Henrietta Parks and Recreation Department

Many kinds of classes for all ages

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

Arts: Visual, Hands-on, Arts and Crafts

Jardin Terrariums llc

Academic, Science, Arts: Visual, Hands-on, Arts and Crafts, Home Schooling, Nature/Outdoors

Leadership & Courage Camps

Leadership isn’t about having status or power, it’s confidently showing up and using your influence to impact all areas of your life. Our programs are designed increase confidence, influence, and communication skills.

Let's Bead! Family Classes and Kits

Jewelry making and craft classes for adults and children, plus unique kits for all skill levels.

Louis S. Wolk Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester

Early childhood education, before and after school care, Red Cross swim lessons, recreation leagues, group exercise classes, personal training, youth fitness and more!

Macedon Public Library - NY

Creative Writing, Foreign Language, Tutoring / Test prep, Guitar, Piano, Painting/sculpture, Arts and Crafts, Reading / Story time

Mendon Academy

Find services, classes and events taking place at Mendon Academy. Register for classes and stay up to date with your favorite instructors.

Mill Art Center and Gallery

Arts: Visual, Arts and Crafts

Ms. Mason's Art Club

We have weekly art sessions that are two hours each day. Each session uses a variety of materials: a air dry clay, painting on canvas, creating a sculpture and different crafts. Ages: 7 to 12, Eight different sessions offered during the Summer!

Ogden Parks and Recreation

Arts and Crafts, Sports, Music, Fitness, and Enrichment programs for all ages, preschool-Seniors.

Paint With Katy

Let’s Paint! All supplies are included. Your child will leave with a painting and the memory of creating art with their friends or family. We come to you and will cater each session to your child’s age and interests.

Painting with a Twist - Greece

Arts: Visual, Drawing, Painting/sculpture, Hands-on, Arts and Crafts, Home Schooling, Special Needs

Penfield Recreation

Dance, Drama,Preschool Music Drawing, Painting, Exercise & Health, Gymnastics, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Martial Arts, Soccer, Swimming, Yoga, Hands-on, Arts and Crafts, Cooking, Nature/Outdoors, Preschool, Basketball, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis

Perinton Recreation & Parks Department

Nature/Outdoors, Preschool, Arts: Performance, Dance, Ballroom Dancing, Music, Preschool Music Play, Arts: Visual, Drawing, Painting/sculpture, Exercise & Health, Biking, Fencing, Gymnastics, Healthful Living, Hiking, Martial Arts, Skating, Soccer, Swimming, Yoga, Hands-on, Arts and Crafts, Cooking, Special Needs, Sports, Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Golf, Tennis

Rochester Brainery

Acting and Improvisation, Art and DIY Projects, Beauty and Styling, Business, Cooking, Cocktails, Fitness, Health and Wellness, History, Plants and Flowers, Photography, Science

Rochester Folk Art Guild

Education in traditional crafts

Rochester Makerspace

Technology/Computers, Hands-on, Arts and Crafts, Home Schooling

Schweinfurth Art Center

Please refer to our current classes and workshops on our website:

Sew Green @Rochester

Hands-on, Arts and Crafts

Shimmering Light Farm & Renewal Center

Science, Arts: Performance, Drama, Drums, Exercise & Health, Healthful Living, Hiking, Yoga, Hands-on, Arts and Crafts, Cooking, Home Schooling, Nature/Outdoors, Special Needs

Small Fry Art Studio

Small Fry Art Studio offers unique and engaging art classes for kids of all ages, from tiny to teen, and even mom and dad too! Explore your creative side, develop artistic skills, and make something you truly love.

Spotted Rabbit Creative Arts Therapy

Individual (1:1) creative arts classes with a wide range of materials including ceramics, woodworking, cosplay, painting & drawing, & more.

Teaching Artists ROC

We are independent teaching artists sharing a common interest in providing meaningful arts learning experiences for students of all ages. Offerings include music, visual arts, dance, and more. Take a look at our roster to see what we offer.

The Artful Fairy Shop

Adult and kids painting and creative classes.

The Purple Painted Lady

For the Summer, we offer morning classes for kids ages 8-14. We have a wide variety of classes that allow kids to paint, play with clay, and make whimsical creations!

The Rochester Arc + Flame Center

Blacksmithing, Glass Fusing/ Flamework/ Bead Making, Jewelry Making, Welding

TLee Knit Designs

Hands-on, Arts and Crafts, Home Schooling

Town of Greece

Each month, we provide our members with active, engaging, and life-building programs and events designed to fit your needs. Your source for exercise of the body and mind includes fitness classes, parties, day trips, craft classes, clinics, cards and more.

Turk Hill Craft School

Painting/sculpture, Arts and Crafts

Van Putte Gardens

Hands-on, Arts and Crafts, Nature/Outdoors

Victor Farmington Library

Storytimes for children Craft programs for children, tweens, teens and adults Author programs Book discussion groups for adults

Visual Studies Workshop

VSW’s intensive art workshops are focused on skills and concepts that will have lasting effects on practice and thinking. Workshops include topics like: bookmaking, virtual reality, film as material, photography, coding, performance, and poetry.

Weavers' Guild of Rochester

Weaving, spinning, dyeing, felting, knitting, jewelry-making...

Webster Parks and Recreation

Youth, Teen, Family Adult, and Senior programs and classes along with fitness classes and memberships in our fitness center!

Winged Canvas

Live, interactive online art lessons and mentorship from professional artists. Flexible enrollment. Join in anytime!

Ya'qub Shabazz Fine Art (Sankofa Studios)

Ya'qub's classes combine fun & education to teach young kids acrylic painting techniques, exploring color & shape. Students learn from Ya'qub & finish each class with a sense of accomplishment & appreciation for art & art history.