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. 



CLAY BALL TOTEMS WORKSHOP FOR KIDS
Thursday, December 28 | 1-3 pm

Instructor: Jim Ransom
Age: 8-14
Registration: $5 (Scholarships Available)
Willamette Art Center | 1820 Silver Rd. NE

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FIRST TUESDAY ART TALK WITH ARON MICHAEL JOHNSTON
Tuesday, January 2 | 10 am
Bush Barn Art Center | 600 Mission St. SE

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CLAY BALL TOTEMS WORKSHOP FOR KIDS
Tuesday, January 9 | 3-5 pm
Instructor: Jim Ransom

Age: 8-14
Registration: $5 (Scholarships Available)
The Annex at the Bush Barn Art Center | 600 Mission St. SE

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MIDDLE SCHOOL CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP
Wednesdays, January 17-February 21 | 3:45-5:15 pm
Instructor: Marilyn Johnston
Age: 11-14
Registration: $50 (Scholarships Available)
The Annex at the Bush Barn Art Center | 600 Mission St. SE

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FINE ART FRIDAY (EXHIBIT RECEPTION)
Friday, January 19 | 5:30-7:30 pm
Bush Barn Art Center | 600 Mission St. SE

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19TH ANNUAL CLAY BALL: SILVER SCREEN
Saturday, February 24, 2018 | 5:30-10 pm
Advance (Ends February 16): $85
Regular (February 17-23): $95
Salem Convention Center | 200 Commercial St. SE

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Art Fair_THUMB69TH ANNUAL SALEM ART FAIR & FESTIVAL
Friday-Saturday, July 20-21 | 10 am-7 pm
Sunday, July 22 | 10 am-5 pm
$5 Day
$10 Three Day Pass
FREE for children 12 & younger
FREE for everyone on Sunday, July 23 from 3-5 pm
Bush’s Pasture Park | 600 Mission St. SE

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LIFE DRAWING
Tuesdays | 6-9 pm

Registration: $12/Session | $40/4 Sessions
The Annex at the Bush Barn Art Center | 600 Mission St. SE

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