Arts / Entertainment

Rochester Contemporary Art Center

137 East Avenue Rochester, NY 14607

Telephone: 585-461-2222 | Website

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Rochester Contemporary Art Center is a venue for the exchange of ideas. As a center for thoughtful contemporary art we provide unique encounters for audiences and extraordinary opportunities for artists. To support this
mission, Rochester Contemporary Art Center:

  • Offers thoughtful contemporary art programming of all disciplines.
  • Presents the work of both renowned and emerging artists from around the world.
  • Provides exhibition, educational and networking opportunities for local artists.
  • Initiated and administers First Friday Citywide Gallery Night for the City of Rochester.
  • Fosters collaborative partnerships with other arts organizations and artists.
  • Builds community by bringing artists, patrons, students, teachers and enthusiasts together.
  • Is a social gathering place for artists, audiences, and the local community.
  • Is a neighborhood anchor for artistic activity and unique encounters in downtown Rochester.
  • Maintains organizational integrity and fiscal responsibility.