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Members Needed to Chairish the Arts!

old chairWe are planning a Fundraiser for 2017. We had some chairs donated to us and we are looking for artists to paint them.
Volunteer to paint a chair; you have until 2017 to finish it!

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2016 Lakeside Statewide Juried Art Exhibition – Call for Artists

Once again we invite artists from New York State to submit artwork for the 19th Annual Exhibition. Full details can be found on this page or download the  prospectus here. Deadline for entries is February 17. 

Who we are:

The AAO  offers year-round enriching art and entertainment with something for everyone. The organization is a vital, active, multidimensional center for the arts, art making, and creativity – thanks to our many volunteers. Join us for the variety of events and classes we have to offer. New members, volunteers, and visitors are always welcome.

Art for Youth workshop
Art for Youth workshop in 2015

During January and February our gallery is closed.

AAO offers workshops for both adults and children. Check out our Calendar of Events for dates.


You will find us in the former Fort Ontario Quartermaster’s Building now known as the Oswego Civic Arts Center, Oswego. We share this building with the Oswego Players and their 60-seat auditorium.


Contact us for further information about any of our classes, exhibitions and activities.