365 Days in the Gallery- July 21, 2012

The annual Salem Art Fair and Festival is in full swing and it’s a beautiful day! While it’s close to closing this Saturday, the Art Fair will be open Sunday from 10AM-5PM, with FREE admission after 2PM. The historic Bush House … Continue reading

365 Days in the Gallery – 06-30-2012

Hello again, this is Daniel Kreitzberg an intern alum and current volunteer at SAA. Lately I’ve been helping guest Curator Richard Nosiglia touch up pedestals for an upcoming show of Pacific Northwest Sculptors Guild in the A.N Bush Gallery. We repainted … Continue reading

365 Days in the Gallery- 06-15-12

Hello again, this is Daniel Kreitzberg, an intern at the Salem Art Association.  I have helped install The Art of Science show which is currently on display in SAA’s Camas Gallery. This show has quite a diverse amount of medium, content, and artists. The show … Continue reading

365 Days in the Gallery- May 16, 2012

The Radius 25 exhibition is open in the AN Bush Gallery with the theme of “Face to Face” and lasts until June 23rd. Some people might think “oh well, I have plenty of time to see this exhibiton so I’ll wait.” … Continue reading

365 Days in the Gallery – May 15, 2012

When Office Supplies Attack!   The Bush Barn Art Gallery was invaded by a roll of bubble wrap that could barely fit through the doors. Somebody must have ordered it, but nobody was expecting a package about five feet tall … Continue reading

365 Days in the Gallery – March 19, 2012

 Hello again, my name is Daniel Kreitzberg and I am an intern at SAA for the current academic year. As I have stated in a previous blog post I am an undergraduate at Portland State University and am double majoring in … Continue reading

365 Days in the Gallery – March 18, 2012

Yesterday, St. Patrick’s day, you didn’t have to be wearing green to come into the gallery or to visit Bush House. We had an amazing Open House, with what seemed like 5 BILLION visitors through the gallery and the house. Our … Continue reading

365 Days in the Gallery-February 29, 2012

My name is Christina Luedtke and I am a student at Willamette University. I have a dual internship with the Bush Barn Art Gallery and the Bush House Museum. I am currently working on an exhibit of the permanent collection … Continue reading

365 Days in the Gallery – February 26, 2012

Hello, I’m Katie Loney, an on-call gallery attendant and docent at the SAA.  I have been working in the galleries and Bush House Museum since June 2011, and have to say that I absolutely love it. Working in both venues … Continue reading

365 Days in the Gallery – 02-22-2012

Here I am playing with a Salvador Dali illusion glasses!        Hello my name is Daniel Kreitzberg and I am currently an intern at Salem Art Association. I am attending Portland State University majoring in both Art Practices as well … Continue reading

365 Days in the Gallery 02.19.12

Heidi Preuss-Grew brought her  Willamette University class to visit the Jesse Reid show. Brilliant! This is what it is all about – people sitting around on his ottomans, talking about work (in this case, sculpture and art in general). Jessie had originally … Continue reading

365 Days in the Gallery – Feburary 17, 2012

“Who am I? My name is Ned. I do not like my little bed. …” Ok, not really. I am Robert. I am an aspiring computer programmer who also happens to like art, graphic design, page layout, music, etc. I volunteer … Continue reading

365 Days in the Gallery – 02.16.12

Getting ready for Radius 25 – 2012. Who knows what wonders we shall see. Check out our web site for the call to artists.  The  2010 Radius 25 Show … Continue reading

365 Days in the Gallery 2-15-12

Spencer’s Spheres! We were all very impressed with Spencer’s Spheres. It’s fun looking closely and finding all the different things he made them from Toilet seats? Water Skis? What can you find in Spencer’s Spheres?   … Continue reading

365 Days in the Gallery – February 11, 2012

Hi there! I’m Dia.         On Fridays and Saturdays, I emerge from hiding in the back office to spend time with our visitors in the galleries.  I like to put on jazz while I work on various projects and talk … Continue reading

365 Days in the Gallery – February 9, 2012

Hello! My name is Michaelanne, and I am a student intern at Bush Barn Art Center. All interns have a special project, and I am thrilled to be working on an upcoming exhibit that will honor the centennial of women’s right to vote … Continue reading

365 Days in the Gallery – October 21, 2011

After nearly a year of fund raising and formal approval from the City of Salem, we’re finally ready for new flooring on the first floor! The oak flooring that will grace the Camas, Focus and Gift Galleries has been sustainably … Continue reading

365 Days in the Gallery – October 7, 2011

As with most magnificent things, the first SAA Members Show is the result of a succesful group effort. First, the members have demonstrated an incredible amount of talent in a variety of mediums from encaustic to steel to photography. Second, … Continue reading

365 Days in the Gallery – October 1, 2011

Today, most of our SAA staff was on site to help out with Pie-O-Neer Day at the Bush House Museum. The museum hosted a yummy pie contest, quilt silent auction, kids traditional craft activities and an exhibit of heirloom utility … Continue reading

365 Days in the Gallery – September 30, 2011

First, the good news: After a successful fundraising campaign for upgrades to our Camas Gallery, we now have new track lighting and a newly re-surfaced ceiling. Yay! Now for the hopefully-good-news: Our fundraising will also allow us to replace the … Continue reading