About Us

The Salmon River Fine Arts Center, a not-for-profit organization staffed by volunteer members, is dedicated to the creation and appreciation of the fine arts through continual gallery shows, classes and workshops. Below are details of our mission, activities, facilities, and membership.

Our Mission

The Salmon River Fine Arts Center is a not-for-profit organization committed to enriching our community by engaging the energy and creativity of local artists, by sharing and displaying fine arts, and by offering programs to enhance creativity and learning for the novice as well as the gifted artist. To achieve these goals, we offer gallery space, studio space, and classes to promote superior artistic expression of the fine arts. We also provide continuous shows to promote local fine arts, ensuring that community members have the opportunity to experience the arts firsthand in a variety of forms. In so doing, we hope to make the Fine Arts Center a catalyst for community pride.

Our Programs and Activities

  • Free drawing class Thursday night
  • Workshops throughout the year
  • Receptions for art show openings
  • Arts & Crafts show during Salmon River Festival
  • Open house during Light Up Pulaski celebration

Our Shows

  • Winter Members Show: December – February
    Members' art work.
  • Open Show: March
    Themes vary.
  • Student Art Show: April
    Oswego County Student Work.
  • Spring Members Show: May, June
    Members' art work.
  • Summer Members Show: July, August
    Members' art work.
  • Open Show: September
    Themes vary.
  • Sunday Artists Competition: October, November
    Open to both non-members and members; entry fee applies.

Gallery Hours

  • Wednesday – Friday: noon — 4 pm
  • Saturday: 10 am — 2 pm

Memberships

Members enjoy a special sense of belonging to an arts community, promoting arts in our area, and benefiting positively the lives of others, all for modest annual dues. We think you will agree that a modest cost is well worth our many benefits:

  • join the fine arts community in our area
  • show artwork in Members Shows
  • sell matted artwork in invoiced art bins
  • participate in a special competition every fall
  • gain access to gallery for marketing artistic creations
  • participate in our annual membership meeting
  • help the fine arts flourish in our community
  • receive newsletters throughout year

Membership Yearly Cost
Platinum $250
Gold 100
Silver 55
Business Sponsor 35
Family 35
Couple 30
Adult 25
Senior Citizen (65+) 15
Student 15

Support

The Salmon River Fine Arts Center, a not-for-profit organization, relies heavily on contributions of many generous supporters to realize our founding mission to promote local fine arts and artists, to offer innovative programs, to promote community appreciation of the arts, and to enhance community pride.

Your help in these endeavors could enhance the lives of hundreds of appreciative community members. Please consider becoming a member of or making a contribution to the Salmon River Fine Arts Center. To contribute or become a member, you can make a check payable to Salmon River Fine Arts Center, 4848 N. Jefferson St, Pulaski, NY 13142. Or you can stop by, see our artwork, and make a contribution in person. (We are a-not-for-profit organization (IRC 501(C)(3)) and contributions are tax deductible as permitted by law.)

We are very grateful for funding from New York State Council on the Arts and CNY Arts, a regional arts council. Many of our programs are made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by CNY Arts.

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