PULASKI, NY – The Salmon River Fine Arts Center is hosting its annual online auction on September 30 from 6-8 p.m.
Early bidding and preview begins Friday, September 23 by visiting https://srfac.betterworld.org and will continue until 8 p.m., Saturday, September 30.
Simply select the Auctions 2022 link and register to bid. The host website will even allow you to set a maximum bid so that bids are automatically placed on your behalf to outbid new bidders up to your maximum bid amount.
To make the event fun and interactive, the Salmon River Art Center is hosting a virtual party on Facebook Live from 6-8 p.m. on September 30 for the final countdown to the auction. The Facebook event will be animated by commentary on how the auction items are performing throughout the evening and will feature live music from singer-songwriter and luthier Mark Wahl accompanied of fellow musician Marc Warner.
If you like what you’re hearing, you can even bid on a house gig with these local musicians. Many know Mark Wahl for his leadership of Oswego Music Hall. Entertainment will also include live painting by award-winning watercolor artist Craig Anderson. You can watch the paint progress and bid that night. Craig Anderson is known for his distinctive use of bold colors and bold value patterns on timeless subjects.
There are over a hundred auction items, including original paintings, prints, pottery and jewelry created and donated by local artists, as well as unique gift baskets, gift certificates and services from many local people and businesses to support the Salmon River Center for Fine Arts. .
“Since we don’t have a big enough facility to invite everyone, we hope people will host their own ‘auction parties’ with friends and families.” said Ann Buchau, president of the organization.
You can bid on any mobile device, tablet or desktop computer and no special app or download is needed.
As a nonprofit, the center depends on fundraisers like this to help cover operating expenses throughout the year so they can continue to offer classes at reduced prices or to pay what you can for people of all ages and backgrounds in the community, as well as engaging artwork. exhibitions to inspire and support local artists.
The Salmon River Fine Arts Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, located in Pulaski, NY, offering volunteer-led community art programs, hands-on workshops, and art exhibits that help educate and enrich our community. For more information about the Fine Arts Center, please visit salmonriverfineartscenter.com or the Arts Center Facebook page at facebook.com/SalmonRiverFineArtsCenter/.
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