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 Salem Arts Association entitles you to many benefits. You can participate in our exhibits, receive discounts on workshops and events, even save at local businesses. 

All are invited to join! Artists performers, writers, art lovers too. No matter how you define your creative spirit there's a membership for you.


Contact Us

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  • Gallery and Shop at The Bridge at 211: 211 Bridge Street, Salem MA 01970 (enter on Ash St.)
  • Mail Address: PO Box 226, Salem, Ma 01970
  • Hours: 12:00 - 6:00 PM Saturdays and Sundays.   (and Monday Holidays)
  • Phone: 978-745-4850
  • Email: info@salemarts.org 



2017 Fundraising Goal - Your Gift Makes a Difference!

Collected: $755.00
Goal: $5,000.00
15%
Please consider a contribution to the Salem Arts Association as a tax- deductible donation to the continued growth and cultural provenance of the City of Salem. We are very grateful for any help to make this a bigger, better creative place to be!


“From The Hip” Photos of Life at Street Level

Opening Reception: Friday, August 4, 2017, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Exhibition Dates: August 4 – September 24, 2017

Salem Arts Association presents “From The Hip”, a Photography exhibition of images from the street. The streets are filled with stories. We’re challenging photographers to present the candid stories they find and capture at street level, showing us that moment of truth!

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NOT your Grandmother’s Sewing Circle!

July 1 through August 27, 2017

Opening Reception: Friday July 7 from 5-7 pm.

Salem Arts Association presents “Uncommon Threads”, an exhibition that redefines the use of fibers in art. Times have past on the quilting of old. In this exhibition we challenge the artists to discover new inspirations using fibers, fabrics, textiles of any kind, and inventive weaving.  

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Exhibit: July 1 through 30 2017

Artist Gallery Talk: Sunday July 9 from 3-4 pm. 

Artist Reception: Sunday July 9 from 4-6 PM

“Perspective” is a solo exhibit by Kevin Kusiolek which he describes as “a visual diary of my experiences painted onto a surface”. The exhibit showcases oil paintings of the modern landscape capturing both Salem and Boston. Kevin Kusiolek is a local artist working out of his studio in Salem, MA. 

Kevin Kusiolek will be conducting a gallery talk for his solo show, Perspective. Kevin will discuss his work within the gallery and give insight to his approach and studio practice. The artist will also provide a “step-by-step” example of one of his paintings to demonstrate his painting process. There will also be time allotted for Q&A for Kevin to field any questions. 

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CALLS FOR ART



Call for Art: “From The Hip”

Photos of Life at Street Level

Salem Arts Association presents “From The Hip”, a Photography exhibition of images from the street. The streets are filled with stories. We’re challenging photographers to present the candid stories you find and capture at street level. Show us your moment of truth!

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We've Moved

We're is pleased to announce our move to a new home at "The Bridge at 211" in Salem, MA. This facility will provide the Salem Arts Association with excellent gallery exhibition space, a gallery shop, workshop area, and event facilities. Salem Arts was founded in 2007 and this year celebrates our 10-year Anniversary. This new facility offers Salem Arts members, and the public, unprecedented exhibition and learning opportunities. Plus our new home allows Salem Arts to take advantage of performance and event space available at “The Bridge” and better deliver our mission “To bring art, in all its forms, to the community and bring the community, in all its diversity, to the arts in Salem, Massachusetts.”  


Upcoming events


Salem Arts Scholarships are awarded each spring to a students pursuing the arts either through a university program or through an art school. We offer two scholarships, The Paula Beaulieu Art Scholarship for $1000 to a Salem High School senior, and the Ellen Hardy Memorial Scholarships for $500 to any Salem resident graduating from a Salem school. 

Applications Due May 1, 2018 ... MORE INFO>>>

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Salem Arts Association is located at "The Bridge at 211" in Salem Massachusetts.
Gallery Address: 211 Bridge Street, Salem MA 01970 (Gallery Entrance on Ash Street)
Gallery Hours: Saturday and Sunday Noon to 6:00 PM (Monday Holidays and by appointment)
Mailing Address: PO BOX 226, SALEM MA 01970
Email us at Info@SalemArts.org | 978-745-4850

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