Bush Barn 1Thank you for your interest in employment with the Salem Art Association. We are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and qualified workforce, and strive to maintain a staff that works together to maintain its mission:

To actively engage the community in the appreciation of the arts through contemporary art exhibitions and events, arts education for youth and adults, and the preservation and interpretation of our shared cultural heritage.

Opportunities include positions in administration, curatorial, development, education, marketing & graphic design, museum services, special events and other professional areas. Available positions may require a variety of levels of training, education and experience.

Job Openings


The Salem Art Association seeks a talented and energetic professional, with a passion for regional art and a strong interest in engaging the local arts community, to fill the position of Gallery Director. This creative professional will raise the profile of the Bush Barn Art Center in the region through innovative and engaging contemporary art exhibitions.

The Bush Barn Art Center is the premier non-profit venue for regional art in the mid-Willamette Valley. It features three galleries and a gift gallery exhibiting, interpreting, and selling works of 20th and 21st century fine art and crafts by artists living or working in the Pacific Northwest and beyond, who through their creative modes of expression, enrich our community and foster a deeper understanding of the value of visual art.