As always, December is an exciting month at the Fine Arts Center. On Sunday, December 2, we are contributing to the Light Up Pulaski festivities by hosting an opening reception for our new show and providing live music by the Tug Hill Players. Homemade refreshments will be provided. We hope you will join us. Throughout the month we will be showing fine art works by our talented members in our Members Winter Art Show, and we will be offering classes for artists of all ages. Stop by and see our beautifully decorated gallery and impressive artworks, attend a wonderful holiday party, and nurture your inner artist by coming to our classes.

Also check out our Month-by-Month Calendar to help you plan your Fine Arts Center activities.

December 2018

Holidays at the Fine Arts Center
  • Light Up Pulaski Festivities
  • Opening Reception for Winter Art Show
  • Live Music by Tug Hill Players
  • Time: 2 – 4 pm
  • Place: Salmon River Fine Arts Center

As part of the annual Light Up Pulaski festivities, we are hosting two major events at the Fine Arts Center, and we hope you will join us. We are holding an opening reception for the Winter Art Show, featuring fine arts by our talented members, where you will be able to see their impressive work and talk with many of the artists. We are also offering delightful live music provided by the Tug Hill Players, beginning at 2 pm. Throughout the reception we are offering delicious homemade refreshments. Be sure to stop by!

Holidays at the Fine Arts Center
  • Tug Hill Players
  • Light Up Pulaski Festivities
  • Date: Sunday, December 2
  • Place: Salmon River Fine Arts Center

During our Light Up Pulaski festivities, we are again this year proudly presenting The Tug Hill Players, a group of musicians who perform their own arrangements of Celtic, Irish, Scottish, and other traditional music on a wide variety of instruments. You won’t want to miss this beautiful music! To learn more about the Tug Hill Players and listen to some of their music, visit their website:

Winter Members Show
  • Winter Members Show
  • Dates: December – February
  • Place: Salmon River Fine Arts Center

This month we are featuring our Winter Members Show, a collection of fine arts created by our talented members. This exhibit will hang in our gallery and can be seen during regular gallery hours or by special appointment. (Regular gallery hours: Wednesday through Friday, noon to 4 pm; Saturday 10 am to 2 pm.)

  • Leather Tooling 101
  • Instructor: Anna Blachman
  • Dates
  • Sunday, December 9
  • Sunday, December 16
  • Time: 1 – 4 pm
  • Cost: $35 members / $40 non-members
  • Age: 10 & up
  • Place: Salmon River Fine Arts Center

Join AnnaB Leatherworks and learn to use the “basic 7” leather carving tools – the swivel knife, bevellers, veiners, camouflages, pear shaders, seeders, mules feet and the stop. Create a beautiful coaster each day. Returning students – text or call Anna to discuss alternative projects, if desired: (607)-239-7031. All materials provided; no experience necessary. Class size is limited; to sign up, please contact the Salmon River Fine Arts Center (315-298-7007 – leave message if no answer) or stop by and sign up in person. This project is 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.

drawing of dog
  • Free Thursday Night Drawing Class
  • Instructor: Patricia A. Tanner
  • Date: Every Thursday
  • Time: 6 - 8 pm
  • Place: Salmon River Fine Arts Center

Join us at the Fine Arts Center every Thursday evening, 6 – 8 pm, for our free drawing class. Artists of all ages are welcome and all materials are provided. This event is made possible by a generous donation from Drs. Patricia and Jay Chapman.