Bush Barn Art Center

Bush Barn Art Center

Everyone at Salem Art Association wishes you and yours a safe and happy holiday season!

Due to winter weather are closed today Friday, December 23 and are OPEN tomorrow for last minute shopping from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.

We are open until 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 24. We will be closed Christmas Day and re-open on Wednesday, January 4 so our staff and volunteers can spend time with their families during the holidays.

The Bush Barn Art Center & Annex are free and open to the public. We are open Wednesday-Friday, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and  11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday

  • No appointment necessary
  • Masks encouraged
  • Social distancing required

We encourage visitors continue to wear masks and maintain social distancing when enjoying the art in our galleries. And we hope that everyone who enters our galleries has received the vaccine. For more information on how to get the vaccine, visit Oregon Health Authority’s Vaccination Site).

Right in the heart of Bush’s Pasture Park, one of Salem’s most beautiful locations, are the Bush Barn Art Center and Annex. These conjoined buildings feature four exhibition spaces, a gift gallery, and an Artist-in-Residence studio. Operated by the Salem Art Association, exhibits are always free to view.

Exhibitions are always free and open to the public.

Bush Barn Art Center + Annex

Bush’s Pasture Park
600 Mission St. SE
Salem, OR 97302

Closed Christmas Day-New Year’s Day



Tours are Thursday through Saturday with tours at 1, 2, 3, & 4 p.m.

Bush House Museum will be reopening on Saturday November 26, 2022.

Tickets are available at no charge at the Bush Barn Art Center and they are required to tour the Museum.

Museum will be closed Christmas and New Years weekends, then reopen for tours on Thursday January 7, 2023.

Current Exhibitions

Our Galleries

The A.N. Bush Gallery presents major interpretive exhibitions of regional, national, and international artists. It is located on the second floor, accessible via stairs or an elevator, and is the building’s largest exhibit space.

The Focus Gallery offers a more intimate setting showcasing works from SAA’s Artist-in-Residence program as well as exhibitions highlighting community partnerships with other cultural organizations.

The Camas Gallery 
and Rental-Sales Program provide regional artists seeking gallery representation and professional development support with the venue and services they need to thrive professionally.

The Gift Gallery features handcrafted jewelry, glassware, fiber art, ceramics, metalwork and sculpture as well as paintings, drawings and original prints by more than 50 of regional artists and craftspeople.

Permanent Collection

The Salem Art Association Gallery has a permanent collection that includes paintings, prints, sculptures and ceramics by some of the region’s leading artists whose names are important to the history of art in the Willamette Valley and the Pacific Northwest.

Learn More

Purchases at the Bush Barn Art Center support regional artists and SAA’s educational programs. SAA members receive a 10% discount on purchases valued $10+ and are eligible to participate in our rent-to-buy program.

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