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.

Join us

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

Stop by, Call, or email us...

  • 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 - 5:00 PM Saturdays and Sundays.   
  • Phone: 978-745-4850
  • Email: 

2019 Fundraising Goal - Your Gift Makes a Difference!

Collected: $304.80
Goal: $5,000.00
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! When you donate you may choose to support our mission or let us know in your comment if your donation is specifically for the Paula Beaulieu Memorial Scholarship or the Ellen Hardy Memorial Scholarship.

Visit Us

Salem Arts Association's Galleries and Artisan Shop are located at "The Bridge at 211" in Salem, MA. This facility provides the Salem Arts with excellent gallery exhibition space, a gallery shop, workshop area, and event facilities. This facility offers Salem Arts members, and the public, unprecedented exhibition and learning opportunities. Plus our 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.”  

Stop by, call, or email us...

  • 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 - 5:00 PM Saturdays and Sundays.   
  • Phone: 978-745-4850
  • Email: 

Upcoming events

Exhibition: Member Showcase at Old Town Hall - April 6 - 20, 2019

Figure Drawing at Salem Old Town Hall
Hosted by Sue Grillo and Beki Ferrari

Salem Arts Association is bringing figure drawing opportunities to Old Town Hall This spring!

Drawing from life has been an essential tool in the history of the arts.  Figure models are an essential part of learning to draw the human figure. 

Two evenings are planned: 

  • Monday April 15 6:30-9:15 
  • Monday May 20 6:30-9:15

Doors open at 6:30 to prepare and settle in.

These workshops will be held at Old Town Hall in Salem, MA on the lower level. 

We’ll have a live model for a two-hour session to practicing drawing a model from life. There will be no instruction.Model will pose for various durations between 7 and 9 p.m.

Our event is hosted by Sue Grillo And Beki Ferrari; two members of the Salem Arts Association who have founded and have been hosting Salem’s premier weekly Drink n’ Draw for over 2 and a half years at the Gulu Gulu Cafe.

Get more information here... Figure Drawing at Salem Old Town Hall

Salem Arts Association is offering the opportunity to submit work exploring the meaning of "Roots" for an exhibit at Old Town Hall. All current Salem Arts members are eligible.  “Roots” is one of the themes of this year's Salem Arts Festival.  Interpretations include living things and their roots, ancestry, home and country, family and any other creative explorations of this theme.

Drop Off Submissions: 

Open Call, Non-Members Welcome to submit


SUNDAY Drop off is at Salem Arts Gallery, 211 Bridge Street, 12-3PM

MONDAY Drop off is at OLD TOWN HALL, 12 Derby Square, 5-8PM

If you are submitting larger items or artwork that is either large, heavy, difficult to carry, very fragile, or requires installation, then please bring on MONDAY to Old Town Hall. All other items with average size and weight may be delivered either take in time. Works submitted at Salem Arts Gallery will be transported by volunteers to Old Town Hall. 

Call for Art: Roots Exhibition 

Exhibition: Roots at Old Town Hall - May 10-26, 2019

Opening Reception - Roots Exhibit at Salem's Old Town Hall

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, 2019 ... 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 5:00 PM 
Mailing Address: PO BOX 226, SALEM MA 01970
Email us at | 978-745-4850

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