Open until 9:00PM Thursdays at RAC

Visit Rochester Art Center during Art After Hours and enjoy RACtalk lecture series, Open Mic nights, adult classes and workshops, professional artist development series and exclusive evening access to the galleries.


2nd Thursdays | RACtalk

RACtalk brings together thinkers and creatives through an offering of lectures, discussions, talks and forums in which a wide variety of perspectives are presented by musicians, writers, cultural historians, curators, artists, architects, historians and critics. RACtalk is meant to inspire a rich conversation between speakers and the audience.

COST
$5 Recommended Donation


3rd Thursdays | Open Mic at RAC

In collaboration with C4, Open Mic at RAC is an all ages, all abilities open mic in the long tradition of coffee house folk music tradition. We welcome performers of all levels who sing, play instruments (acoustic – electronic), write and perform poetry, spoken word, essayists and all other performing artists who seek and audience.

COST
Free


4th Thursdays | Creative Development Series (CDS)

CDS is an initiative aimed at providing support for emerging creatives, extending beyond studio and classroom. CDS comprises workshops, talks and events that provide creatives insight into the realities of an artistic career, addressing both the practical and theoretical problems facing artists, authors, poets, musicians and performers in the present day.

Creatives will learn how to build portfolios and websites, photograph work, author artist statements and bios, edit prose and poetry, apply for grants and participate in an artist resource fair.

COST
$5 Recommended Donation


For more information about current offerings, please contact us at info@rochesterartcenter.org.