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Salem Arts In The News

January, 2018 - Salem Cultural Council 2018 Grant Recipients - Salem Cultural Council

December 28, 2017 - Reflecting on 2017 Events in SalemSalem Gazette

November 2017 - Salem Arts Association Member Showcase - Salem Access Television (SATV)

July 17, 2017 - Salem Arts Association: ReVision Opening Reception - Salem Access Television (SATV)

May 5, 2017 - ReVISION Exhibit Opening and Awards - Salem Gazette Video

March 9, 2017 - Salem Arts cuts ribbon on new digs - Wicked Local Salem

March 5, 2017 - Grand Opening Festivities on Salem Access Television - Salem Access Television (SATV)

February 22, 2017 - Salem Arts Announces New Move - Salem Gazette 

February 18, 2017 - "The Bridge at 211" Welcomes Salem Arts Association - Creative Salem


  • Monday, August 22, 2011 4:44 PM | Ellen Hardy

    The Dejas Present: The North Shore "A.H.H" Festival (Arts&Holistic Health)


    SATURDAY, AUGUST 27, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


    <http://www.wickedlocal.com/salem/features/x1852624444/Health-arts-to-merge-at-new-festival#axzz1VUHYwRIJ>


    <http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=183262531720648>

  • Monday, August 15, 2011 8:08 PM | Deleted user
    Just Add Water
    A compliment to the Peabody Essex Museum’s Ripple Effect: The Art of H2O

    ARTISTS, Click here for the Call for Art!

    Submit your art to the SAA’s Signature Exhibit. Think: water; lack of water; the effects of water; water in all its states; how to hold water; how water doesn’t want to be held; moving through water; water, water everywhere! The PEM’s curator of Ripple Effect, Jane Winchell, will jury this special exhibit. The exhibit will be located on PEM property, the Carriage Barn of the Andrew-Safford House on Washington Square across from the Common and the Hawthorne Hotel in historic Salem, Massachusetts.

    The exhibit will run September 3-30. Take in is August 28 and 29, 4-8pm at the exhibit location. TWO pieces can be submitted.
  • Sunday, August 14, 2011 8:31 PM | Deleted user
    September Exhibit: FIVEbySEVEN
    At the SAA Gallery on Artists' Row
    This show is open to anyone (members and non-members) in the community who would like to participate. All work for this exhibit should be 5” x 7” in size. We will encourage community contribution by having art
    materials at the SAA building during these times: Thursdays during Farmer’s Market on September 15th and 29th; Saturdays September 10th and 24th from 4‐6 pm. Invite your friends and local celebrities to come down and make some art! We will hang it in the exhibition undefinedON THE SPOT!

    IN-PERSON DROPOFF ONLY on August 28 and 29.


    ARTISTS, VIEW THE CALL TO ART HERE

  • Sunday, August 14, 2011 8:19 PM | Deleted user
    September Retail Items Needed
    At the SAA Gallery on Artists' Row
    We need Items for Sale by SAA members in September at the SAA Gallery Artist’s Row Retail Shop. Drop‐Off Items at the SAA Gallery in Artist’s Row on Sunday, August 28 from 4 ‐ 6 and Monday, August 29 from 6 ‐ 8. The SAA Gallery is located at Artist Row on 24 New Derby Street in Salem. Parking is available adjacent to the Gallery in Klop Alley.

    VIEW THE CALL FOR ART HERE
  • Sunday, August 14, 2011 11:27 AM | Ellen Hardy

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

    Salem Arts Association to exhibit FivebySevenon ArtistsRow and Just Add Water” at The Carriage Barn of the Andrew-Safford House [a PEM building].

    SALEM, MA ----The Salem Arts Association (SAA) is pleased to announce two upcoming September exhibits. Explore the work of SAA artist members and non-members in two venues throughout the month.

    "FIVEbySEVEN will be a community participatory exhibition. SAA members will create pieces measuring 5"x7" to be hung in our gallery at 24 New Derby Street. Members of the community are invited to visit Artists' Row on Thursdays Sept. 15th & 29th from 4-6 pm or Saturdays Sept. 10th & 24th from 4-6 pm and create one for themselves. Their works will be added to our exhibition directly as they are created! Please pass this on to friends!

    "Just Add Water, the SAA complement show to the Peabody Essex Museum's exhibit Ripple Effect: The Art of H20, will be juried by Jane Winchell, The Sarah Fraser Robbins Director of the Art & Nature Center at the Peabody Essex Museum(PEM). Accepted works will be on view at the Carriage Barn of the Andrew-Safford House at Washington Square.


    "FIVEbySEVEN"

    Salem Arts Association Gallery, ArtistsRow at 24 New Derby StreetThursday, September 1 Friday, September 30, 2011

    Gallery hours: Thursday, 10:00 a.m.7:00 pm; FridaySunday, 12:006:00 p.m.

    ArtistsReception:Saturday, September 10, 4:007:00 pm 

    (free and open to the public)

    (Open exhibition, no jury, public invited to participate)


    "Just Add Water"

    The Carriage Barn of the Andrew Safford House at Washington Square, Salem, MA

    (on the corner of Hawthorne Boulevard and Brown Street, across from the Hawthorne Hotel)

    Saturday, September 3Friday, September 30, 2011

    Gallery hours: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
    12:00
    6:00 p.m.

    Artists’ Reception: Saturday, September 3, 4:007:00 pm

    Music by Clay Ventre and the Bonds Girls 

    (free and open to the public)

    (Members $5.00 entry fee per piece, Non-Members $10.00 per piece)


    For more information: or to join the SAA, visit www.salemartsassociation.org.

    SAA Contact Info:

    Ellen Hardy, SAA President Egh.arts@gmail.com/ 508-783-6591




  • Thursday, August 11, 2011 8:19 PM | Ellen Garvey (Administrator)
    The Salem Arts Association August Show - "Photography 2011" is open in the gallery on Artists' Row.  Stop by and see the fantastic photos submitted by our members and other artists.

    There will be a Reception this Saturday 4-7 at the Gallery.  Come by to meet the artists, view the exhibit, and enjoy the refreshments and company!

  • Monday, August 01, 2011 3:57 PM | Ellen Hardy
    SAA member, Sheila Farren Billings, is having a solo art show at SATV,
    285 Derby Street, Salem, MA 01970 from July 15 to August 31, 2011. The
    artist's reception will be held on Thursday, August 4 from 6:00 to
    8:00 p.m. The show will include watercolors, acrylics, oils, ink
    drawings and pastels from Sheila's "North Shore Scenes" series and her
    "Happily Ever After" children's illustrations series.
  • Thursday, July 14, 2011 8:16 AM | Deleted user
    August Retail Items Needed
    At the SAA Gallery on Artists' Row
    We need Items for Sale by SAA members in August at the SAA Gallery Artist’s Row Retail Shop. Drop‐Off Items at the SAA Gallery in Artist’s Row on Sunday, July 31 from 4 ‐ 6 and Monday, August 1 from 6 ‐ 8. The SAA Gallery is located at Artist Row on 24 New Derby Street in Salem. Parking is available adjacent to the Gallery in Klop Alley.

    VIEW THE CALL FOR ART HERE
  • Thursday, July 14, 2011 8:07 AM | Deleted user
    August Exhibit: Photography 2011
    At the SAA Gallery on Artists' Row
    Calling all PHOTOGRAPHERS! This month's exhibit is dedicated to you. Bring us your best and most creative work for this month's exhibit. Feel free to be creative with your presentation and express your artistic vision through photography in all its' permutations.

    IN-PERSON DROPOFF ONLY on July 31, and August 1.



    ARTISTS, VIEW THE CALL TO ART HERE.
  • Wednesday, July 06, 2011 2:32 PM | Ellen Hardy

    Our PEM [Peabody Essex Museum] complement show is coming up in September. We'd like some images we can use for publicity. These images do not need to be the images you submit but images that work with the theme.

    "JUST ADD WATER"

    Please send to <EGH.ARTS@gmail.com>
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