Help us bring art in all its forms to the community and bring the community in all of its diversity to the arts in Salem, Massachusetts. Join us! All are welcome. By becoming a member of the Salem Arts Association you will receive membership benefits and meet like-minded people.
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Joining the Salem Arts Association entitles you to many benefits. You can take advantage of our members' exhibits, sell your artwork at our gallery, receive discounts on workshops and events, even save at local businesses. Visit our "About us" page to learn more about the Salem Arts Association. 

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Visit the Salem Arts Association Gallery at The Salem Arts Center On the walking mall in Downtown Salem.

  • Address: 179 Essex St. Salem, Ma 
  • Hours: Thursday to Sunday, Noon - 6:00 

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Upcoming events

Salem Arts/Salem State Internship Program

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For the tenth consecutive year, Salem Arts presents an art show inspired by a Peabody Essex Museum exhibition. This year we offer “Impressions of Salem”, a reflection of PEM’s “American Impressionist: Childe Hassam and the Isle of Shoals”. This exhibit is juried by Austen Barron Bailly, The George Putnam Curator of American Art, Peabody Essex Museum.

Exhibit runs September 10 through 30, 2016

Opening reception Saturday, September 10, 2016, 6–8 p.m.

Salem Arts Center, 179 Essex Street on the pedestrian mall, Salem, Massachusetts

Open Thursday–Sunday, Noon–6 p.m.

Join Us In Salem's Haunted Happenings Grand Parade on Thursday October 6th!

All Salem Arts members, friends, and families are cordially invited to join us in the 21st Annual Salem Chamber of Commerce Haunted Happenings Grand Parade on Thursday, October 6, 2016. 

Our theme will be "Parks In Space". We ask that all who join in the fun of our group dress in your most inspired Sci-Fi space-theme costumes. Be creative! We will be accompanied by a working replica of the space vehicle pictured above. 

The Chariot is a real, full sized, fully operational vehicle used to transport the "Lost In Space" Robinson family, Pilot Don West, the Robot and the troublesome Dr. Smith when they were (usually crashed) on a planet each week. The Chariot has been faithfully re-created using the original 20th Century Fox blueprints and specifications by Salem Arts member John Antonellis and his company Elevator Interior Design in Lynn MA. Its one of the greatest examples of retro-futuristic design ever created.

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Tarot Card Collage Workshop with Monica Bodirsky

Wednesday, October 12th from 7 – 9 pm

Tarot Card Collage workshop and talk with award winning Toronto Artist and cartomancer Monica Bodirsky, author of the Lucky Lenormand oracle deck.

Come out and create a little art magic by making a mixed media tarot card using paint and collage techniques. A brief description of cartomancy will be followed by a hands-on demonstration of mixed media collage techniques, then, each participant will have the opportunity to create their own beautiful divination card to take home.

No experience required.  Come out a join us for an evening of mixed media art and tarot in a positive and supportive environment.

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Holiday Artists' Market at Old Town Hall in Salem MA

Application and payment must be received by November 5, 2016.

Event is on November 27 from 10:00 am until 5:00 PM

We are pleased to invite you to join us as a vendor at our Artists’ Holiday Market happening on November 27, 10-5pm, at the Old Town Hall in downtown Salem, MA.

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Second Wednesday - Every Month

6:30 - 8:30 at Murphy's Pub, 300 Derby Street Salem MA

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Collected: $952.01
Goal: $2,500.00

Help us reach our goal by donating to the Salem Arts Association. Your support will help us grow and contribute to our education programs and diverse arts community.

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Gallery Address: 179 Essex Street, Salem MA 01970
Mailing Address: PO BOX 226, SALEM MA 01970
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