Arts Association of Northern New York
 
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119 West Main Street - PO Box 237 - Sackets Harbor, NY  13685
      (315) 646-3502                    www.aanny.org



The Arts Association of Northern New York (AANNY), located in the Sackets Harbor Arts Center, is a nonprofit, member supported organization designed to promote the development of art in all forms.  We offer a wide variety of classes and workshops for both children and adults. Please visit our site often for up to date information on this year's scheduled classes, events and membership.
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  SALES GALLERY AND GIFT SHOP        2014 CALENDAR         
   GENERAL  INFORMATION


2014
 GALLERY HOURS


 We are
currently closed  for the season.

We will re-open Saturday
May 23, 2015


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Congratulations
 to our 2014
raffle winners!


Jane Barnes
Forestport, NY

winner of "Team"
by artist Jerry Merril

Devin Wilber
Sackets Harbor, NY
winner of "Love at Sunset"
by artist Lynn Newman

Click HERE to view our 2014 Raffle Pictures

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October/November 
Newsletter
Click HERE


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SACKETS HARBOR ARTS CENTER

 

We are currently closed for the season.

 
Please check back in January for our 2015 listings for events, classes and workshops.
  
If you are interested in participating in our 2015 Annual Spring Art Show, art intake will start  May 9.
You do not need to be a member to enter this show.


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                      SALES GALLERY & GIFT SHOP


Visit our artist sales gallery and gift shop for a truly rewarding experience. Whether you are just an admirer of art or looking for that special gift or keepsake, Sackets Harbor Arts Center has just the right balance.  Original works of art by local and regional artists include oils, watercolors, pastels, photography and more. Our gift shop features handmade jewelry, ceramics, decorative art, cards, soap and silk for yourself or that special someone.


  Just A Few Of Our Unique Items..........

     
               

        
         
 


                                   2014  CALENDAR

AANNY is always organizing and adding new events to our yearly schedule so be sure to check often. Click the month you'd like to see or simply scroll down.

    January/ February/ March/ April/ May/June/ July/ August/ September/October/ November/December


 
MAY 24 - JUNE 22

ANNUAL SPRING ART SHOW
    (in the gallery)
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays: 12:00 - 4:00pm.
Open to the public-Free admission

  

JUNE 28

AANNY OPEN HOUSE
 
   (in the gallery)
Saturday, June 28th, 10am-5pm.
Open to the public-Free Admission-Refreshments Served


 
JULY 5 - JULY 31

FEATURED ARTIST -  Gina Mancini Horan
     (in the gallery)
Saturday, July 5th through Thursday, July 31st, during regular gallery hours.
Opening reception - Saturday, July 5th, 1:00-4:00pm.
Open to the public-Free admission



JULY 18,19,20

PLEIN AIR ART FESTIVAL
  (Throughout Sackets Harbor)   (Sackets Harbor "Can-Am" Weekend) 
Friday, Saturday and Sunday-July 18th,19th and 20th
Judging for event on Sunday, July 20th at 11:30, at the art center



JULY 20

PLEIN AIR SILENT ART AUCTION- FINAL BIDDING
(in the gallery)
Sunday, July 20  12:00-2:00pm -Final Bidding (Bids can be placed anytime during the competition)
Winners announced at 2:05pm
Open to the public-Free admission



 
AUGUST 2-  SEPTEMBER 7

FEATURED ARTISTS - Cindy Eisenhauer and Jerry Merrill
    
(in the gallery)
Saturday, August 2nd through Sunday, September 7th during regular gallery hours.
Opening reception - Saturday, August 2nd 1:00-4:00pm.
Open to the public-Free admission

    
AUGUST 9

BARBECUE & RAFFLE DRAWING
     (at the gallery) (Sackets Harbor Antique Car Show AM)
AANNY'S Pulled Pork BBQ and Raffle Drawing

Saturday, August 9th  12:00-4:00pm (or till dinners are sold out)
Raffle drawings starting at 3:15
Open to the public


AUGUST 24   (Date change due to rain)

CLAYTON BOAT TRIPBoat Cruise Including Boldt Castle
Sunday, August 24 
Cost: $28.00/person includes boat trip and entrance into Boldt Castle
Reservations required; must pay at the time of registration to reserve your seat(s); limited to 40 people
                Contact Marsha Deming for reservations at   LDeming1@twcny.rr.com

4:30 - Boat leaves the Chateau dock in Clayton (directions when you sign up)
5:15 - Arrive Boldt Castle
5:15 to 7:15 - Tour  and dinner on the dock. Our boat will remain tied up at the dock so you may eat dinner on the boat or on the dock under a covered pavilion. Restrooms are available. You may bring your own dinner, snacks, etc. including beer and wine. There is a concession stand on the dock which serves sandwiches, hamburgers, and hot-dogs but no alcoholic beverages.
7:15 to 8:15- Leisurely tour back to Clayton Docks




 
SEPTEMBER 13

MEMBERS' BRUNCH & ANNUAL MEETING

    (in the gallery)
Saturday, September 13.  Refreshments served starting at 10:00am. Annual meeting starting at 10:45am 
Open to AANNY members and guests only
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OCTOBER
 5

GALLERY CLOSES FOR THE SEASON
Sunday, October 5
 at 4:00pm


OCTOBER
12

HARVEST FESTIVAL ARTS & CRAFTS SALE

   (in the gallery)
Sunday, October 12
10:00am-3:00pm    
Open to the Public     Free Admission


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                                   GENERAL INFORMATION

           How to Become a Member       How to Enter a Show       How to Contact Us

                                         Board of Directors    About the Art Center

 
HOW TO BECOME A MEMBER
AANNY is a non-profit organization that relies on and exists for the benefit of our artists, patrons and community. Membership in AANNY comes with many exciting benefits and volunteering with us is a great way to get involved in and support the arts! Contributions including membership to AANNY are tax deductible as allowed by law. You can easily download and print a membership application form HERE or send a self addressed stamped envelope to:  Arts Association of Northern New York - PO Box 237 - Sackets Harbor, NY 13685.

  
HOW TO ENTER A SHOW
If you are interested in entering a show or exhibition please see each individual event listed under SHOWS-EXHIBITS-EVENTS.  All information, guidlines and entry forms can be downloaded in pdf format.
         

                           

  
 HOW TO CONTACT US
BY MAIL:
PO Box 237  Sackets Harbor, NY   13685

BY Phone:
(315) 646-3502


DIRECTIONS
We are located at 119 West Main Street in downtown Sackets Harbor on the corner of West Main Street and Ambrose Street.


 
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Officers 2014-2015

President
Linda Schmonsees

Vice President and Director of Grants & Funding
William Christopherson

Recording Secretary
Donna Strejlau

Corresponding Secretary and Director of Programs
Lynn Newman

Treasurer 
Marsha Demming


Directors 2014-2015

Clorise Mancini - Director of Gallery Operations
Cindy Eisenhauer - Director of Public Relations
Jerry Merrill
Ursula Mickle
Eileen Ditch - Grounds
Amy Loomis
Gertrude Karris - Newsletter

Directors 2014-2016

Charlotte Foster - Director of Membership



 
 

ABOUT THE ART CENTER

OUR HISTORY 

In the spring of 2000, the Sackets Harbor Historical Society approached an informal group of area artists about joining them to create a cultural entity in downtown Sackets Harbor. Their idea was to renovate and restore a then vacant building located on Main Street. The partnership would work to preserve the Samuel F. Hooker House (cir.1809) to house the Sackets Harbor Arts Center.

AANNY (Arts Association of Northern New York) incorporated as a NYS educational non-profit membership organization in August of 2000, with an initial membership of 40 artists, preservationists and supporters.  From the summer of 2000 to the spring of 2007, AANNY operated a gallery for member's art, a sales area and taught classes in two rooms loaned to them by the historical society as renovations on the new art center progressed.  As partners, both groups worked diligently on historical preservation, art grants, and cleanup of the building in addition to providing architectural, electrical and heating plans. By spring of 2007, the majority of reconstruction was completed and AANNY had raised enough money to finish its new home's interior.

The Sackets Harbor Arts Center now includes a large gallery, smaller gallery with gift shop, kitchenette, 2 handicapped accessible bathrooms and 2 spacious studios for classes.

 

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