The Bush Barn Art Center‘s exhibitions are operated by the Salem Art Association. Located in historic Bush’s Pasture Park in downtown Salem, the Bush Barn features three galleries and a gift gallery which are free and open to the public year-round. The galleries exhibit and interpret 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.

Current Exhibitions

Young Artists’ Showcase
March 11-April 22

Now in its eighth year, the Young Artists’ Showcase has grown into a highly anticipated event for K-12 students, teachers, and parents in Marion, Polk, and Yamhill counties. Click here to learn more about this exhibition.

Dale Kurtz: National Parks of the West
March 11-April 22

This most recent series of watercolors by Dale Kurtz is an ode to one of our country’s greatest treasures: its National Parks. Click here to learn more about this exhibition.

Draw Near
March 11-April 22

Draw Near features sculptures by internationally known artist Heidi Preuss Grew. Combining animal and human features, her artwork straddles real and fictional worlds. Click here to learn more about this exhibition.