The 2017 Historical Urban Art Walking Tour Season Begins

The Historical Urban Art Walking Tour is a guided walking tour designed for young and adult audiences that explores nine public works of art in and around 540WMain Community Center and the Susan B. Anthony District. The tour was co-created in the summer of 2016 by the first cohort of teens that participated in theContinue reading “The 2017 Historical Urban Art Walking Tour Season Begins”

Summer at 540WMain

Summer at 540WMain We are gearing up for an amazing summer of art & wellness workshops, classes, & programming. Below are a few things you can expect from the center this summer: 540WMain will be closed for Summer Vacation from June 30- July 11, 2017 Stay tuned for our first ever Summer Community Continuing EducationContinue reading “Summer at 540WMain”

Special Announcement | Katie Halligan Joins 540WMain

We are excited to formally announce the amazingly talented Katie Halligan as the first official hire for 540WMain Community Center. Katie has been quietly working behind the scenes as the resident graphic designer and has agreed to take on an expanded role as Marketing & Events Assistant. We are thrilled to build our center andContinue reading “Special Announcement | Katie Halligan Joins 540WMain”

RCSD Black Lives Matter Student Art Showcase | Friday April 7

On Friday April 7, 2017 select art from Rochester City School District students will be featured in the art gallery at 540WMain Community Center in the Susan B. Anthony District.   The students are winners of Open Mic’s Black Lives Matter Art contest held earlier in 2017. Students were invited to submit artwork that answeredContinue reading “RCSD Black Lives Matter Student Art Showcase | Friday April 7”

Artist of The Month Spotlight | Victoria Lee Conners

  Victoria was first introduced to fiber arts and needle felting in June 2014 while volunteering in her hometown Rochester, NY.  Since then she has been honing the craft and art of needle felt as an independent artist and educator. Inspired by the outdoors and national parks, many of Victoria’s canvases showcase landscapes of the FingerContinue reading “Artist of The Month Spotlight | Victoria Lee Conners”