Our Shows

Our current show, Members Fall - Winter Show, will be in our gallery until January 26 and can be seen during open hours and by appointment. You can make an appointment by emailing sr.fine.arts.ctr@gmail.com or calling and leaving a message: 315-298-7007. Current social distancing and mask guidelines apply for everyone’s safety.

Below are our current and upcoming shows and events with information regarding their relevant dates and guidelines.

For an overview of all our Fine Arts Center activities, check out our Month-by-Month Calendar.

Current & Upcoming Shows

acrylic painting of cabin by water
  • Members Fall - Winter Show
  • Exhibition
  • November 1, 2021 - January 26, 2022
  • Pick Up Artwork
  • January 27 - 29, 2022
  • Salmon River Fine Arts Center

From November 1, 2021, through January 26, 2022, we are featuring our Members Fall - Winter Show, a collection of fine artwork created by our very talented Fine Arts Center members. This show can be seen during open hours and by appointment.

If you are a member of the arts center, you can enter your handmade ornaments in our “member only” ornament sale, featuring original handcrafted ornaments by our artist members. We have special ornament classes to get you started. Click here for the ornament sale form.


YAE Art Club
  • YAE Art Club Show
  • Exhibition
  • December 2 - 31
  • Salmon River Fine Arts Center

Our YAE (Young Artist Experience) Art Club is holding their first art show. Selected work from each student will be displayed in our gallery through the month of December. The YAE Art Club consists of two groups, elementary students, ages 5 - 10, and middle school and high school students, ages 11 - 18. Come see the artwork of these creative and talented young artists.

The Young Artist Experience or YAE program (pronounced “yay”) is mindfulness-based art classes that relieve stress and nurture the creative spirit. These discounted classes are made possible through the generous funding of the Richard S. Shineman Foundation.


6 x 6 Community Art Show Sign
  • 6 x 6 Community Art Show
  • Submission Dates & Times
  • Thursday, Jan 27, noon - 6 pm
  • Friday, Jan 28, noon - 6 pm
  • Saturday, Jan 29, 10 am - 2 pm
  • Preview 6 x 6 Show
  • Thursday, Feb 3, noon - 6 pm
  • Friday, Feb 4, noon - 6 pm
  • VIP Opening
  • Friday, February 4, 6 - 8 pm
  • View and make purchases in our gallery
  • 6 x 6 Opening
  • Saturday, February 5, 10 am - 2 pm
  • View and make purchases in our gallery
  • Exhibition
  • February 5 - March 5
  • View and make purchases in our gallery
  • Pick Up Art
  • Thursday, March 10, noon - 6 pm
  • Friday, March 11, noon - 6 pm
  • Saturday, March 12, 10 am - 2 pm

We are holding our third annual 6 x 6 Community Art Show, a fundraiser for our community arts center, and everyone is invited to participate. As the show name implies, each entry is 6-inches x 6-inches in size. All art submitted is donated to the center and will be for sale for $15 each. All sales benefit the Salmon River Fine Arts Center. You don’t have to be a member or an artist to participate, all art is hung anonymously, and there is no entry fee. We are offering classes during January focusing on 6 x 6 artwork.

Call for submissions. We are inviting YOU and anyone in our surrounding communities to create art for our 6 x 6 Community Art Show, a fundraiser for our community arts center. You don’t have to be a member or an artist to participate, all art is hung anonymously, and there is no entry fee. Projects are due at the center Thursday, January 27 – Saturday, Jan 29, during open hours, and will be displayed until March 5.

Show Preview Thursday, Feb 3 & Friday, Feb 4, noon - 6 pm. Everyone is invited to preview the inspiring and eclectic artworks our community of artists have created for our 6 x 6 Community Art Show.

VIP Opening and Early Purchasing of 6 x 6 Artwork. A special opportunity for VIP patrons (those who have donated $100 or more during the year) to make early purchases of artwork from this show. Patrons can view and make purchases in our gallery on Friday, February 4, 6 - 8 pm.

Exhibition and Public Purchase Opportunities from Saturday, February 5 - Saturday, March 5. Everyone is invited to see our 6 x 6 Community Art Show and purchase artworks from February 5 - March 5. This exhibit can be seen and purchases can be made during regular gallery hours. All artworks are $15 and benefit the community’s arts center.

Pick Up Purchased and Unsold Art March 10 - March 12, gallery hours. Please come to the Fine Arts Center on any of the stated dates to pick up your art treasures during regular gallery hours. And thanks so much for making this special community event a great success

drawing of girl for the Oswego County Student Art Show
  • Oswego County Student Art Show & Competition
  • Guidelines & Dates
  • Art & Images Due
  • Friday, April 8, noon - 6 pm
  • Saturday, April 9, 10 am - 2 pm
  • Awards Ceremony
  • Sunday, April 24, 1 pm
  • Facebook Live
  • Exhibition
  • April 21 - May 21
  • Pick Up Work
  • Friday, May 27, noon - 6 pm
  • Saturday, May 28, 10 am - 2 pm
  • Salmon River Fine Arts Center

The Salmon River Fine Arts Center is pleased to host the 26th annual Oswego County Student Art Show & Competition this spring. This show exhibits exemplary artwork of Oswego County students and offers prizes for outstanding pieces. Importantly, it allows the community to see the amazing student talent in our schools.

The dates to submit artwork and images are Friday, April 8, noon - 6 pm; Saturday, April 10, 10 am - 2 pm; or by appointment. To avoid large gatherings, the opening reception and awards ceremony will be held via Facebook Live on Sunday April 24th at 1 pm. The show will be hung in the gallery of the art center as well as displayed online for viewing from April 21 - May 21.

Works will be judged on originality, technical skill and personal style, and the winners will be awarded cash prizes. Grades 7, 8 and 9: First place $100. Second place $50. Third Place $25. Honorable Mention certificates. Grades 10, 11 and 12: First Place $100. Second Place $50. Third Place $25. Honorable Mention certificates.

painting of camp by water's edge
  • Sunday Artist Show
  • Submit Physical Art and Digital Images
  • May 26 - 28
  • Exhibition
  • June 2 - July 2
  • Awards Ceremony
  • June 5, 1 pm
  • Pick Up Art
  • September 1 - 3
  • Salmon River Fine Arts Center

Each year the Salmon River Fine Arts Center offers non-professional artists an opportunity to enter artworks in our Sunday Artists Show and Competition, held at the Salmon River Fine Arts Center. This is a great opportunity to present work for competition and display in our gallery. If you are a non-professional artist, you are invited to submit works for this show; you do not need to be a member of the Fine Arts Center. Physical artwork and digital images must be submitted May 26 - 28. The awards ceremony will be held on Sunday, June 5, at 1 pm. The show will be exhibited in the Salmon River Fine Arts Center gallery June 2 - July 2.