June 4, 5, & 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Organized by the architecture of the alphabet, Salem Stories presents 26 vignettes about the people, places and events that made Salem, Massachusetts, the city it is today. The exhibition starts at “A is for Always Indigenous” to acknowledge the Native communities who have lived for millennia on the land where the ... Read More
The Salem Arts Festival promotes the arts in downtown Salem through a collaborative festival for residents and visitors providing opportunities to highlight the existing artist community and encourage general community participation in the arts. The festival is celebrating 13 years and draws over 7,000 visitors in a typical year. The festival is looking for art and performance for the sophisticated ... Read More
Cinema Salem is back! In March of 2020 Cinema Salem closed its doors amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2021, the cinema will reopen under new leadership with a new vision — a second act to follow and build on a 14-year run as Salem’s dedicated independent cinema. We’re eager to get back to showing the kind of movies you've always ... Read More
June 4, 5, & 6 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Craft a rustic broom from scratch or bind your own leather grimoire, book of shadows, spell book, art or dream journal- something for all your creative and magickal works! Personalize your projects with pendants, herbs, dried flowers, bones, charms, stencils. Workshops run every hour by appointment from Thursday – Sunday. Extra ... Read More
'If I can't see your faces, I will draw them' came about because of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on a local level, specifically in our Salem community. It is the culmination of about a year of sketches and consists of over 80 local faces. These drawings were posted to Facebook every day or so starting in April 2020. ... Read More
Welcome! We will be open to the public for a grand opening party and art show Friday June 4th through Sunday June 6th!Our first show is titled “Setting Sail” and is a collection of all female artists exploring ocean themes and ideas around re-launching themselves in a post-pandemic world. Creative Harbor is setting sail as a new arts studio, and ... Read More
https://fb.me/e/2F6xAVxQWIn person tickets / View Live StreamJohn S. Hall is a poet, spoken word artist, musician (if ukulele counts) and singer-songwriter. He has released numerous albums of varying quality and popularity, including nine albums with various incarnations of his band King Missile.John has appeared on Def Poetry Jam (HBO), The United States of Poetry (PBS) and Beavis and Butthead (MTV). He has performed in Europe, New Zealand, Canada, ... Read More
Salem Arts Association is honored to host an exhibit of artwork produced during the Drawn Together sessions. Every Tuesday night since 2016 Sue Grillo and Beki Ferrari have put together uniquely eclectic scenes featuring live models as inspiration for drawing. Although initially at Gulu Gulu Café covid restrictions compelled them – with help from the wonderful people at Creative Collective ... Read More
Salem Arts Association is proud to host the largest collection of Paul Nathan artworks in the world. Nathan's unique process starts with acrylic paintings which are then photographed and composed as collage creating a whimsical and wonderful world uniquely their own. We are debuting a new exhibition of Nathan’s art for the Salem Arts Festival.
Primavera, from the Italian, "in the style of springtime." In “Primavera” Salem Arts Association invited the community to share work in all mediums around the themes of the spring season, fresh starts, healing and any other interpretation applicable to this theme.
Image / Imagination is an exhibit that considers the way the artist imbues artwork with their personal statement. All art can be viewed as an imaginative interpretation of the physical world. Exhibited work includes but is not limited to surreal art, fantasy art and dystopic images
Drop by the Salem Public Library’s front steps on June 5th from 9-5 to pick up your ‘Crafting Goody Bag’ (while supplies last). This is a free-form, no instructions, craft kit! It’s up to you to use your creativity to come up with your own creation! If you would like to show it off and have a virtual viewing, take ... Read More