Arts and Crafts + Arts: Visual + Drawing + Film + Painting/sculpture + Photography | Beyond the Nest (Rochester)

Genesee Country Village & Museum

GCV&M offers workshops for adults and families, plus kids classes and camps throughout the year!
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

SPARK Rochester

1046 University Avenue
Rochester , NY , 14526
Phone: 585-743-9461
43° 8' 43.2312" N, 77° 27' 30.564" W

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!
100 Passing Creek Dr
Webster , NY , 14580
Phone: 585-872-4779
43° 11' 9.9384" N, 77° 24' 52.0416" W

441 Ministries

Reading / Story time, Arts: Visual, Exercise & Health, Hands-on, Religious, Special Needs, Parenting, Pregnancy

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!

Apple Store at Eastview Mall

Learn, create, and do more with the products you love. Join free sessions at your Apple Store.

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.



Auburn Public Theater

Auburn Public Studio offers classes in dance, theater, music and stand up comedy for children through adults

Balloons Roc

Our exciting workshops are fun for all age levels. Learn the basics of balloon twisting and impress your friends.

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.

Braddock Bay Raptor Research

From March through May, we offer guided owl prowls, banding station tours, and other workshops.

Bread Box Art Studio

A variety of arts based classes for children and adults.

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.

Cobblestone Arts Center

Arts: Performance, Dance, Drama, Music for persons with disabilities.

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.

Dance Connection - Rochester, NY

Dance Connection in Rochester, NY offers Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Modern, Contemporary, African, Musical Theatre, Pointe, Acrobatics along with Adult classes in Yoga, Pilates, Penalty Box, Stretch, Cardio Dance, Hip Hop, Ballet, Tap & more!

Danica Glamack

Daytime classes, nighttime classes, weekend classes

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.

EnthuZiastic Inc.

We offer live and interactive online classes of chess, piano, Rubik's Cube, guitar, mathematics, abacus, public speaking, creative writing, yoga, Python programming, Scratch coding, physics, chemistry, and language classes (Spanish, German, French)

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 County Parks, Recreation & Forestry

Science, Photography, Hiking, Hands-on, Home Schooling, Nature/Outdoors, Preschool, Special Needs

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.

Genesee Valley Quilt Club

Classe and workshops for teens and adults

Grace & Grins Puppet shows

I provide shows to afterschool programs all around the Finger Lakes and Rochester region. I don't offer a class, but a show that an organizer might hire me out to provide for during or after school.

Henrietta Parks and Recreation Department

Many kinds of classes for all ages

Irondequoit Recreation

Various Recreation programs for all ages

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

Family activities, arts and culture events, recreation, pickleball, swim lessons, group fitness classes, personal training, older adult enrichment, and more!

Macedon Public Library - NY

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

Memorial Art Gallery

Arts: Visual, Drawing, Painting/Sculpture, Hands-on, Arts and Crafts, Preschool

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

Montessori School of Chevy Chase

We have PE, Yoga, and Art.

Nazareth University Arts Center

The Saturday Art School's lessons are designed to be age and skill appropriate. Teens in the Summer Art Program focus on Ceramics (incl. raku), sculpture, (acrylic) painting, and drawing with pencils, Conté de Paris, charcoal, and pastels.

Ogden Parks and Recreation

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

Olivia Kim Studio

Arts: Visual, Painting/sculpture


You make candles, soap, bath bombs, gardens, steppingstones and etched glass .

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

Pinot's Palette Rochester

We offer afternoon and early evening fun art painting classes/parties for children 5 and up

RCTV, Rochester's Community Media Center

Technology/Computers, Film, TV production and literacy, video editing, podcasting and more!

Remark Graphics

Arts: Visual, Hands-on

RIT K-12 University Center

Science, technology, engineering, art and math.

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

Rush Public Library

Many classes & programs, after school and weekend activities offered for Children, Teens & Adults.

Savvy Sewing With Shawnice

Community sewing workshops are held around the Rochester area including continuing education programs. Most workshops are beginner friendly.

Schweinfurth Art Center

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

Sew Green @Rochester

Hands-on, Arts and Crafts

Seymour Library -- Brockport, NY

Continuous programming for all ages promoting lifelong literacy.

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

Sojourner House at PathStone

Academic, Tutoring / Test prep, Arts: Performance, Dance, Music, Arts: Visual, Hands-on

Splatters Studio


Spotted Rabbit Creative Arts Therapy

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

Susan Link

Art classes, drawing painting, jewelry making, sculpture, mixed media ,printmaking for children

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 Clover Center for Arts and Spirituality

Spirituality, drawing, photography

The Mary Therese Friel Modeling Agency

We offer the best Professional Training in Upstate New York, in the areas of Modeling, Acting, Pageantry and Self Development, taught by experts, focused on helping you reach your goals!

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


We just love playing in the mud! Hand Building techniques offer a streamlined and very approachable way to make both functional and decorative pottery pieces. Click for an overview of the types of experiences we offer at TheSTUDIO.

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

Victory Church

Nature/Outdoors, Preschool, Arts: Performance, Arts: Visual, Deaf/Hearing Impaired, Exercise & Health, Hands-on, Religious, Sports, Parenting

Village Learning Studio

Academic, Arts: Performance, Arts: Visual, Hands-on, Special Needs

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!

Webster Public Library

Classes and events are usually one topic and not on going.

Winged Canvas

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

WMA Rochester/ W Evolve Studios

Arts:Acting, Performance, Drama, Film, Photography

Women Sanctuary

Creative Writing, Arts: Visual, Drawing, Painting/sculpture, Exercise & Health, Healthful Living, Yoga, Home Schooling, Parenting, Pregnancy, Reading / Story time

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.