Events

The Salem Art Association hosts many fun events throughout the year which encourage community engagement with the arts. A list of upcoming events can be found below. Come and be a part of Salem’s vibrant and growing arts scene!

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. 


Life Drawing
Tuesdays | 6-9 pm
The Annex | 600 Mission St. SE
Registration: $12/Session | $40/4 Sessions

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Art Fair_THUMB68th Annual Salem Art Fair & Festival
Friday-Saturday, July 21-22 | 10 am-7 pm
Sunday, July 23 | 10 am-5 pm
Bush’s Pasture Park | 600 Mission St. SE
$5 Day
$10 Three Day Pass
FREE for children 12 & younger
FREE for everyone on Sunday, July 23 from 3-5 pm

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Art Talk | Gary Westford
Tuesday, August 1 | 10 am
Bush Barn Art Center | 600 Mission St. SE

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Family Art Day
Saturday, August 12 | Noon-4 pm
Bush Barn Art Center | 600 Mission St. SE

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ART IN THE PARK IN THE DARK
Monday, August 21 | 7 am-Noon
Bush Barn Art Center | 600 Mission St. SE

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Solarplate Relief Printmaking Workshop
Saturday-Sunday, September 16-17 | 10 am-4 pm
Instructor: Rebecca Marsh McCannell
Age: 12+
Registration: $110 (Due September 8)
Supply Fee: $35.00 addition to registration
The Annex at the Bush Barn Art Center | 600 Mission St. SE

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Intaglio Printmaking: An Introduction to Printmaking
Saturday-Sunday, September 30-October 1 | 10 am-4 pm
Age: All Ages
Instructor: Jo Hockenhull
Registration: $110 (Due September 22)
Supply Fee: $25.00 addition to registration
The Annex at the Bush Barn Art Center

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Relief Printing: An Introduction to Water-Based Relief Printing
Saturday, October 7 & 14 | 10 am-4 pm
Instructor: Kim W. Fink
Age: All Ages
Registration: $110 (Due September 29)
Supply Fee: $10
The Annex at the Bush Barn Art Center

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Creative Bookmaking
Saturday-Sunday, October 21-22 | 10 am-4 pm
Instructor: Ann Kresge
Age: 18+
Registration: $110 (Due October 13)
Supply Fee: $15
The Annex at the Bush Barn Art Center

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19th Annual Clay Ball Auction & Dinner
Saturday, February 24, 2018 | 5:30-10 pm
Salem Convention Center | 200 Commercial St. SE
Ticket Information in December, 2017

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