Rochester, NY— In keeping with the egalitarian and accessible nature of Rochester Contemporary Art Center’s iconic 6x6 exhibit, RoCo and City of Rochester will announce the March 2 “Make Art Day” proclamation with a video featuring community leaders, art leaders and Mayor Lovely A. Warren reading her proclamation. 

Three local collaborative community partners will host a “Make Art Day” event on Saturday, March 2. The Joseph Avenue Arts and Culture Alliance, Friends of  the Public Market, and Ganondagan State Historic Site will supply the necessary art-making supplies and entry forms. Details are as follows:

  • Friends of the Public Marketopen to all from 9 am - 1 pm in the indoor shed, stalls 25 and 27. The City of Rochester Public Market is located at 280 N. Union Street, Rochester, NY.
  • Ganondagan State Historic Site: open to all from 11 am - 3 pm. Free with museum admission, and free to Friends of Ganondagan members. Location is classroom 2 in the Seneca Art & Culture Center, 7000 County Road 41, Victor, NY.
  • Joseph Avenue Arts and Culture Allianceopen to all kids from 2 - 4 pm at the Lincoln Branch Library, 851 Joseph Avenue, Rochester, NY.

Artworks are due at RoCo by Sunday, April 14 or postmarked by April 13. All artworks will be for sale to the public for $20 each to benefit RoCo, and will remain on display through July 17. FAQs available here and short entry form is hereThere is no fee to enter artworks into 6x6.

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. Regular RoCo hours are Wednesday - Sunday, 1 - 5 pm, and Friday, 1 - 9 pm. 

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NOTE TO MEDIA: Attached are photos of Mayor Warren proclamation filming, the proclamation, and Mayor Warren with RoCo Executive Director Bleu Cease. Interviews are available on request.