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Rochester Brainery

Rochester Brainery was founded on the belief that learning should be fun, affordable and accessible. We offer a variety of single-session classes for $15-$30. Available for private classes and space rental upon request as well.

Facility Info

  • Reception Capacity 66
  • Banquet Capacity 44

January 22, 2017

In this class, students will learn how to sew their own sketchbook. Attendees will create their own book covers from patterned papers, fold and prepare papers for sewing, and then assemble the pieces

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January 22, 2017

Join us for a hands-on textile lesson on Shibori techniques with indigo dyeing. “Shi-bori“ is a term from the Japanese culture to describe a way of dyeing fabric by “resist”. You'll learn to stitch,

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January 23, 2017

This class is designed to inspire both experienced and aspiring songwriters to take the next step in their songwriting process. During this class, participants will explore typical western song

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January 23, 2017

Come learn the essentials of creating sorbets at home with hands-on demonstrations and tastings. We will explore sorbet flavor inspiration and learn cooking techniques to capture flavors, with a focus

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January 24, 2017

Come take a spin in time and celebrate brandy in all it's glory. Allow us to teach you how to imbibe this amazing spirit in ways never new existed! The rich flavor and round nose make it the

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January 24, 2017

Often times, people feel out of control when it comes to their really challenging moods & emotions - like fear/anxiety/nervousness/worry. These emotions can be even more challenging when you’re

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January 24, 2017

Have you ever wondered if one of your barriers to cooking more is really a result of not yet mastering the tools you use everyday? Most people could be more efficient and effective in the kitchen if

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February 1, 2017

Whether you're looking to stitch a traditional pattern or perhaps something a bit more contemporary, cross stitch is a great craft that anyone can put their own twist on. During the class, you'll

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February 1, 2017

When you were a kid, did you ever dream of being a knight, jedi, or musketeer? How about getting en garde and trying the Olympic sport of fencing to fulfill those dreams? In this class you will learn

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February 1, 2017

This class will expose students to the traditional art of water color painting using the three main kinds of water color paints: stains, transparents, and opaques, as well as the appropriate paper,

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February 2, 2017

Introduce a charming botanical element of décor into your home, while bringing new, vibrant life indoors with your very own air plant terrarium! Air Plants or Tillandsia, are lovely and almost

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February 2, 2017

Learn how to decorate cakes like a pro! In this basic cake decorating class you will learn how to fill, frost and decorate your very own cake for any occasion with buttercream frosting.

Please note: If

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February 3, 2017

Come learn the basics of hand lettering with brush-style pens! This class will teach letter shapes, basic techniques, and some color blending/shading techniques to make beautiful works of art you can

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February 6, 2017

Visit Kindred Home Market’s beautiful East Rochester studio store and experience a hands-on look at how we make our popular scented, soy-wax candles. After choosing a fragrance from a selection of our

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February 6, 2017

Fall in love with your look this Valentines Day! Whether you’re lusting, lovestruck or planning a night with the girls, you’ll undoubtedly want your V-Day makeup look to be on point. In this class,

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February 6, 2017

During this class you and your friends will learn the art of making sushi from an expert sushi chef. Students will be taught the intricate techniques of rolling sushi in a fun and interactive

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February 7, 2017

Comfort and warmth can be found in the ritual of brewing coffee. Hand brewing a delicious cup for yourself at home or work is easier than you think. In this class you'll learn basic understanding of

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February 7, 2017

Join us to learn how using a paper planner can make your life more organized and productive, leading to peace of mind! This class will teach you how to pre-plan, plan with monthly and weekly layouts,

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February 8, 2017

A number of factors can make an improv scene great: saying “yes, and,” exploring emotions, and listening and reacting to your scene partner honestly. In this class, you’ll explore those techniques in

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February 8, 2017

Love the look of fused glass and want to learn how to do it? This fun workshop is held in the glass lab at Studio34 Creative Arts Center, just around the corner from Rochester Brainery. Students

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February 9, 2017

Students in this class should have a background in tarot and be actively using a Rider-Waite card deck. The class will focus on questions and answers using a variety of tarot card spreads shown in

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February 9, 2017

This class will allow students to create either a keychain or bracelet. I will demonstrate and teach the skills necessary to make each item including; measuring, cutting, punching, creasing, edging

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February 9, 2017

You’ve probably heard of making terrariums with moss and ferns, succulents and cacti, and other easy-to-maintain plants, but have you heard of Marimo moss ball terrariums? Marimo (also known as

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February 10, 2017

Come learn the basics of hand lettering with brush-style pens! This class will teach letter shapes, basic techniques, and some color blending/shading techniques to make beautiful works of art you can

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February 12, 2017

Coffee—the drink that powers a nation, fuels the spirit and makes you feel like you can do anything! Coffee 101 takes you on a two-hour tour of how the simple coffee bean goes from the roaster to the

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February 13, 2017

Come learn the basics of hand lettering with brush-style pens! This class will teach letter shapes, basic techniques, and some color blending/shading techniques to make beautiful works of art you can

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February 13, 2017

This series is focused on providing artistically fulfilling experiences for individuals who love participating in theatre, but may not have time to dedicate to full community productions. Each play

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February 13, 2017

Come explore the flora and fauna of the tongue. We will review the basic tastes, how to sense and describe them, and how they come together to create memorable food experiences. This class intends to

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February 14, 2017

Make words beautiful with watercolor hand lettering! This class will teach the basics of brush lettering and will also have an emphasis on learning how to blend colors in both ombré and letter by

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February 15, 2017

Intermediate projects are designed for those with some glass cutting experience. Experiment with transparent overlay to create new colors while making a square plaid plate. Pieces are fused and

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February 15, 2017

Rochester, NY has the highest Deaf population in the world. It's time to learn the language that will bring us all closer together; so get ready to learn the basics of American Sign Language (ASL)

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February 15, 2017

In this class you will learn one of the oldest forms of printmaking-Woodblock Carving; a relief method, where wood is carved away to create an image. Students will watch demonstrations on each

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February 16, 2017

Come to this class with a willingness to take a chance and clothes you don't mind getting paint on! This is a hands on class and you will walk away with a painting that you painted yourself. While

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February 16, 2017

Join us to learn about essential oils: their history, their uses, and their health benefits. You will also take away a customized aromatherapy diffuser necklace in which you can enjoy your favorite

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February 16, 2017

Join us for a hands on Risotto Making Experience!

In this class we will cover:
- Proper technique for creating restaurant quality risotto at home
- How to choose the best ingredients, guaranteeing a

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February 18, 2017

Create a stunning complicated-looking fused glass piece using basic techniques. This project requires no prior experience. Choose your colors and learn how this unusual pattern renders itself in the

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February 18, 2017

A class for those who love beautiful stained glass and want to learn how it's done. In this mini workshop, students are introduced to the Louis Comfort Tiffany method and will create and finish a

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February 19, 2017

Knitting machines have been around for a very long time but few people know about them. Anything you can knit by hand you can knit with one of these machines, and having the ability to knit one row

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February 19, 2017

Needle Felting is a unique tactile form of art that can be made into greeting cards, journals, sculpture, wall art, and just about anything you can dream up. In this particular class we'll be

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