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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En Plein Air Writing Workshop
Friday, August 25 | 1-4 pm
Instructor: Marilyn Johnston
Age: 11+
Registration: $25
The Annex at the Bush Barn Art Center | 600 Mission St. SE

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Fine Art Friday
Friday, September 8 | 5:30-7:30 pm
SAA Annual Meeting at 5:45 pm
Bush Barn Art Center | 600 Mission St. SE

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Flash Fiction Friday Workshop
Friday, September 15 | 4-6 pm
Instructor: Byron James Kimball
Age: 13+
Registration: FREE (Due September 8)
The Annex at the 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 | 600 Mission St. SE

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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 | 600 Mission St. SE

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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 | 600 Mission St. SE

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What’s Your Story: Real or Imagined: Telling Stories through Old Photos
Saturday, October 28 | 9:30 am-4:30 pm
Instructor: Dayna Collins
Age: 14+
Registration: $75 (Due October 20)
Materials fee: $25
The Annex at the Bush Barn Art Center | 600 Mission St. SE

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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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Art Fair_THUMB69th Annual Salem Art Fair & Festival
Friday-Saturday, July 20-21 | 10 am-7 pm
Sunday, July 22 | 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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