Rochester Contemporary Art Center

A venue for the exchange of ideas.

585-461-2222 Company Website

Rochester Contemporary Art Center (RoCo) is a venue for the exchange of ideas and a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) that was founded in 1977. As a center for thoughtful contemporary art, RoCo provides 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 New York State and around the world.
    Provides exhibition, educational and networking opportunities for local artists.
  • Actively seeks unique voices and new audiences from diverse backgrounds.
  • 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.

Normal Gallery Hours:
Wednesday - Sunday: 1pm - 5pm / Friday: 1pm - 10pm

(RoCo closes for 2 weeks between exhibitions. Visit the CALENDAR for more information)

General Admission:
$2/ free for members

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday: 10am - 5pm

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585-461-2222 | Website
137 East Ave
Rochester, NY 14604, Monroe County
Rochester NY   Region
Year Founded: 1977
137 East Ave Rochester, NY 14604
Monroe County, Rochester NY   Region
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