During the changeable month of March, please join us for a warm welcome and some lovely art at the Fine Arts Center. During the first half of the month, you can still see our lovely Winter Members Show, and throughout the month you can take fun classes and learn to draw – for free! – every Thursday evening. On March 31, please come to our always exciting opening reception for the Oswego County Student Art Show and Competition. Details below.

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

March 2019

Winter Members Show
  • Winter Members Show
  • Dates: Ends March 15
  • Place: Salmon River Fine Arts Center

Through March 15 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.)

Oswego County Student Art Show Artwork
  • Date to Enter Artwork
  • Oswego County Student Art Show
  • Final Date: Tuesday, March 19
  • Time: 3 – 5 pm
  • Place: Salmon River Fine Arts Center

We will be accepting artwork for the Student Art Show on the day noted above. Artwork submitted after the deadline cannot be accepted unless prearranged with the committee. For additional information, please call the Fine Arts Center (315-298-7007).

Oswego County Student Art Show Artwork
  • Oswego County Student Art Show
  • Date: March 23 – April 24
  • Time: Regular Gallery Hours
  • Place: Salmon River Fine Arts Center

You will be delighted and amazed to see the outstanding art created by Oswego County students, so be sure to make time this month to catch the Oswego County Student Art Show & Competition. Students from grades 7 through 12 will show works in various mediums, including drawing, painting, mixed media, photography, printmaking, graphics, video, animation, sculpture and ceramics. The show can be seen during regular gallery hours or by special arrangement. Groups are encouraged to visit. (The gallery is open during regular gallery hours: Wednesday through Friday, noon to 4 pm; Saturday 10 am to 2 pm; and by special appointment. Call the Arts Center, 315-298-7007, to arrange special viewing hours.)

Oswego County Student Art Show Artwork
  • Opening Reception Student Art Show
  • Date: Sunday, March 31
  • Time: 1:00 pm Reception Begins
  • Time: 1:30 pm Awards Begin
  • Place: Salmon River Fine Arts Center
  • 4848 Jefferson St, Pulaski

Please join us for the awards reception for the Student Art Show to see all the great artwork and be on hand when the students receive their well-deserved awards. The naming of awards will begin at 1:30. Refreshments will be served.

Oswego County Student Art Show Artwork
  • Thank You! To Our Sponsors
  • Deaton’s Ace Building and Home Center
  • Deaton’s Agway
  • NBT Bank

We wish to thank all of our sponsors whose contributions make the Oswego County Student Art Show and Competition a success. Your generous support awards the achievements of our talented student artists, promotes the fine arts in our schools and community, and enhances community pride. We are all grateful for your support of the fine arts students in Oswego County.

drawing of dog by Patricia A. Tanner
  • Free Thursday Night Drawing Class
  • Instructor: Julia Sentman
  • 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.

April 2019

Student Art Show Artwork
  • Oswego County Student Art Show
  • Date: until April 24
  • Time: Regular Gallery Hours
  • Place: Salmon River Fine Arts Center

You will be delighted and amazed to see the outstanding art created by Oswego County students, so be sure to make time this month to catch the Oswego County Student Art Show & Competition. Students from grades 7 through 12 will show works in various mediums, including drawing, painting, mixed media, photography, printmaking, graphics, video, animation, sculpture and ceramics. The show can be seen during regular gallery hours or by special arrangement. Groups are encouraged to visit. (The gallery is open during regular gallery hours: Wednesday through Friday, noon to 4 pm; Saturday 10 am to 2 pm; and by special appointment. Call the Arts Center at 315-298-7007 to arrange special viewing hours.)

Oswego County Student Art Show Artwork
  • Thank You! To Our Sponsors
  • Deaton’s Ace Building and Home Center
  • Deaton’s Agway
  • NBT Bank

We wish to thank all of our sponsors whose contributions make the Oswego County Student Art Show and Competition a success. Your generous support awards the achievements of our talented student artists, promotes the fine arts in our schools and community, and enhances community pride. We are all grateful for your support of the fine arts students in Oswego County.

Salmon River Fine Arts Center Screen-Free Week Classes
  • International Screen–Free Week
  • Two Free Classes
  • Date: Thursday, April 18
  • Class 1: Leather Stamped Bag Tags
  • Instructor: Anna Blachman
  • Time: noon – 2 pm
  • Age: 4 & Up
  • Class 2: Drawing Class
  • Instructor: Julia Sentman
  • Time: 6 – 8 pm
  • Place: Salmon River Fine Arts Center
  • 4848 Jefferson St, Pulaski

Looking for something fun to do during spring break? For International Screen-Free Week, we are offering two free classes on Thursday, April 18, to tempt Pulaski-area families away from television screens. The first class, offered from noon - 2 pm, features creating your own bag tag by stamping and painting on leather. The second class, offered from 6 – 8 pm, provides free drawing lessons. Artists of all ages and abilities are welcome; the classes and the materials are free. No registration is required and no experience is necessary.

Student Art Show Artwork
  • Remove Artwork for Student Art Show
  • Date: Thursday, April 25
  • Time: 3 – 5 pm
  • Place: Salmon River Fine Arts Center

Alas, all good things must end, so too this great show. We would appreciate art teachers giving us a hand in taking down and removing their students’ artwork, ensuring each piece is returned to its creator. We would also appreciate students who submitted work individually stopping by and claiming their work. All entries not picked up by April 30 become the property of the Salmon River Fine Arts Center. If there is a problem meeting these guidelines, please call the Art Center at 315-298-7007.

feathers made from leather
  • Leather Feather Workshop
  • Instructor: Anna Blachman
  • Date: Sunday, April 28
  • Time: 1 – 5 pm
  • Age: 16 & up
  • Cost: $25 members; $30 non-members
  • Place: Salmon River Fine Arts Center

Come join the fun and learn to make a variety of leather feathers, from a colorful pheasant feather to realistic bald eagle feathers. These can be turned into earrings, wristbands, necklaces, bookmarks, wall hangings, etc. All materials provided; no experience necessary. Class size is limited. Please register early as a minimum of 7 students is required. For questions or to register, please call 315-298-7007 – leave message if no answer; or text or call Anna Blachman at 607-239-7031. You can also sign up at the Fine Arts Center. Make payment by cash, check or PayPal. 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: Julia Sentman
  • 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.