Juried Gallery Application

The Salem Arts Festival invites artists to submit work to the 9th annual Salem Arts Festival, taking place June 3 – 5, 2017.  All mediums accepted. This exhibit is judged and juried for prizes by a jury comprised of a variety of individuals from the Salem arts community and beyond (to be announced soon!)

  • Application Forms – complete now (preferred, below) or in person during drop off
  • Art Drop Off – Old Town Hall, 32 Derby Square
    • Friday, May 26, 5 pm to 8 pm
    • Saturday, May 27, 9 am to 12 pm
  • Submissions: Artists may submit up to 3 pieces.  At least 2 pieces must be for sale.
  • Submission Fee: $10 per piece or $25 for 3 pieces. Checks payable to Salem Main Streets.
  • Submission Requirements: Hung artwork may not exceed 36″ in any direction (including frame) and must be wired to hang – no sawtooth hangers.  Larger artwork must have an easel or a stand. We welcome installations, but our historic space has some limitations.  Please contact us directly for more information.
  • Notification of Acceptance: Saturday evening, May 27
  • Pick Up for Works Not Accepted: Works MUST be picked up at Old Town Hall:
    • Sunday, May 28, 4 pm to 8 pm
    • Monday, May 29, 9 am to 12 pm
  • Pick Up for Accepted Work: Works MUST be picked up at Old Town Hall:
    • Sunday, June 4, 5 pm to 7 pm
  • Exhibit Dates: Work chosen for exhibition will be on display June 2-4, 2017 during the festival.
  • Juried Prizes: Juried prizes will be announced at the opening reception on June 2.
  • Sale of Artwork: Pricing information must be included at the time of drop off. A 20% commission on any sales go to the Salem Arts Festival.

Contact Kylie Sullivan at kylie@salemmainstreets.org  or 978-744-0004 x115 with questions, or if you cannot make any of the scheduled pick up or drop off times.