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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

October 1, 2017

Join us to make your own one-of- a-kind flower printed notebook! You'll be provided with homegrown and locally harvested flowers and make your own unique print onto cloth. Then, you'll learn how to

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October 3, 2017

There are numerous natural ingredients and herbal combinations that have been used for thousands of years to help ward off illnesses. Steeping these ingredients into a tea not only help release

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October 3, 2017

You've seen paranormal investigation shows on TV, but did you know that we have paranormal investigations going on right here in Rochester, too? Join Monroe County Paranormal Investigations to get a

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October 4, 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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October 4, 2017

Learn the art of paper marbling! Create your own hand-marbled papers in a variety of colors and patterns. Each print is unique! Use your beautifully printed sheets as stationary or book covers &

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October 4, 2017

All aboard for a unique food & drink experience in Rochester's most delicious neighborhoods!

Boomtown Table and Rochester Brainery present the Whistle Stop Series: progressive meal experiences that

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October 5, 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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October 5, 2017

Bring nature indoors by crafting your very own whimsical yet practical terrarium. Terrariums are the most effortless container gardens; they are easy to make and even easier to maintain! In this

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October 6, 2017

Are you a novice in the kitchen or an expert? At all skill levels we can benefit from understanding the why behind the how. Come learn why certain ingredient combinations have so much flavor and are

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October 6, 2017

Come spend a few hours testing out your painting abilities on wineglasses! We will provide all paints and paint pens for you to use, and guide you in creating a unique and awesome hand painted wine

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October 7, 2017

Feel more confident and predictable in your riding by learning the skills needed to safely commute on city and suburban streets. Take this class and enjoy riding your bicycle more! This course

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October 9, 2017

Shibori is the Japanese art of “resist dyeing”. By using different techniques such as wrapping, stitching or clamping to create a pattern when dyeing the fabric. “Resist” creates areas where the dye

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October 10, 2017

The days are shorter, the leaves are turning, the air is crisp. That means one thing, autumn is here! Come join the Drink Smiths in another round of celebrating the seasons. Let us to show you how to

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October 10, 2017

Are you an artist? Are you a designer? Or a doodler? You don’t have to be for this class, all passion levels and ages welcome! We will spend time creating a beautiful and functional journal, and upon

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October 10, 2017

In a world of designed distraction, social media scrolling, multi-tasking, email and busy-ness it's no wonder that we often find ourselves depleted and unmotivated. We know there is a better way, if

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October 11, 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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October 11, 2017

to be a year of health, happiness, and success? Positive psychology offers us the choice to question the thoughts that no longer serve us, enabling us to change the way we think by cultivating

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October 12, 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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October 12, 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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October 16, 2017

Discover the fun of glass fusing! Learn the basic techniques of fusing and slumping including: an introduction to different types of glass, firing in a kiln, annealing, cutting and shaping glass.

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October 16, 2017

In today's world of increased ability to connect in so many ways, people are feeling more disconnected than ever. Come and learn the "Social Super Powers" to improve overall health and well being by

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October 16, 2017

Learn the basics of watercolor lettering! In this class, we will learn the basics of lettering with a paintbrush and blending paint to make beautiful art! Students will go home with a paintbrush,

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October 17, 2017

This isn't your grandma's macrame! Learn the basics of macrame with a modern twist while making an adorable bunting banner. These are perfect for nurseries, mantles, over a bed, party decor - so many

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October 17, 2017

Isn’t decorating eggs just for Easter? Of course not!! Come join the fun and create a couple pumpkin eggs just in time for Halloween using traditional Ukrainian egg decorating techniques. You’ll bring

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October 18, 2017

Whether you’re a curly girl, mother of a curly girl, or a friend, this class will be a demonstration of techniques for embracing your natural curls and waves. All curlies welcome. We will demonstrate

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October 18, 2017

Love wine? Love DIY and unique home decor? This class is for you! Come construct a wine cork cork-board from start to finish. You will be given an 8x10" frame to spray paint, adhesives, halved wine

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October 19, 2017

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

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October 19, 2017

Do you love the look of embossing? Come emboss your own designs on a journal and a greeting card! You can put a favorite quote or drawing on a journal, and make a greeting card for someone special. No

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October 21, 2017

Join for coffee and donuts and a workshop designed to ignite your creativity and connect you with a community of local bloggers! Whether you’re interested in blogging as a hobby or designing a

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October 21, 2017

Join us for a hands-on floral wreath making workshop using locally grown and foraged dried flowers, herbs and foliage! You’ll learn how to create a decorative wreath perfect for home decorating, how

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October 23, 2017

Join us to learn how to read basic cat body language – from dilated pupils to tail flicks, cats are subtle, but clear communicators. Learn what your cat is trying to tell you! We’ll also discuss basic

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October 23, 2017

Learn to make kombucha at home! For just pennies, this energizing and restorative elixir can easily be be made in your own kitchen with common ingredients and household equipment. This seminar will

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October 24, 2017

Want to learn how to use hot tools to create texture in your hair. From classic iron curls to beach waves. This class will teach you how to use a flat iron, curling iron, curling wand to achieve those

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October 24, 2017

Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and caldron bubble. It's time to get our witchcraft on, cocktail style! Let's get crazy and make some creepy creations. As Gene WIlder once said "IT'S

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October 24, 2017

Has a large consumption of sugars from alcohol, desserts and starchy foods left you addicted and craving more? Sugar addition has become an over welling problem for millions of American and can be the

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October 25, 2017

Do you want to break out of your improv rut? Or, would you like to try improv for the first time? This class will help you boost your confidence on stage! “Strut through the Rut (II)” is a

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October 26, 2017

Just in time for the holiday season, brighten up your next soiree with their fresh take on entertaining. Christine will share her favorite seasonal, tonic-style mocktails and tonics featuring

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October 30, 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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October 30, 2017

Have you had a psychic experience? Was it spooky or something you enjoyed? Do you think such experiences are real or imaginary? They say on Halloween the veil between the living and the dead is the

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