Salem Arts Association offers fun and creative events throughout the year at the gallery and around Salem. Exhibitions, workshops, artist talks, and other events are always open to the public. We hope you join us.
Salem Arts Association is located at "The Bridge at 211" in Salem Massachusetts. Find our entrance on the Ash Street side of the former Universalist Society facility.
Spooky Toons Concert
Sunday October 14 at 8PM (Doors at 7:30)
Tickets $5 for members and $10 to the public.
Sponsored by Salem Arts Association and The Bridge at 211
location: Murray Hall at 211 Bridge Street
Join us for a spooktacular musical experience by renowned musician Dr. Douglas Major performing on the pipe organ at historic Murray Hall. The program will include music by Bach, as well as film music from Fantasia, Phantom of the Opera and others. The concert will be enhanced by lighting and sound effects, making a unique experience for Salem Hallowe'en revelers.
Dr. Douglas Major, former organist of the Washington National Cathedral from 1974-2002, has concertized all over the US , Europe and the Far East. He has recorded over a dozen albums of organ music in his long career, as well as touring with the French National Orchestra, playing in Carnegie Hall and 15 other concert halls across the US. His innovative concert programs always delight and thrill his audiences.
The Salem Arts Association will sell tickets for $5.00 to Salem Arts members and $10 to the public or at the door. Proceeds benefit the arts in Salem.
2018 Exhibition Schedule
“Land and Sea”
Friday August 3 - Sunday September 26
Opening Reception Friday August 3, 5-8 PM
An exhibition celebrating Salem’s rich maritime history, beautiful coastline, and historic connection to the sea.
12th Annual Peabody Essex Museum Inspirational Exhibition
Saturday Sept 1 – Sunday November 4
Opening Reception Friday August 31, 5-8 PM
Salem Art Association presents “Untold Stories” an exhibition inspired by two current Peabody Essex Museum exhibitions, “The Last Empresses of China: The Forbidden City’s Untold Story” and “Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings.” Salem Arts encourages artists to present their untold stories, hidden relationships, familiar connections, or any interpretation of these themes in any medium or style.
Friday Oct 5 - Sunday November 4
Opening Reception Friday October 5, 5-8 PM
A seasonal exhibit exploring Salem’s history with witchcraft, religion, and Halloween. Salem Arts encourages member artists to explore their interpretation of these themes in various mediums and styles.
Friday November 9 - Sunday December 16
Opening Reception Friday November 9, 5-8 PM
Salem Arts Association is excited to close our 2018 exhibition schedule with a showcase of our member artwork. All current Salem Arts members are invited to bring on your best work. Let’s show the community what we have to offer in all of our diverse styles and artistic disciplines. This is THE art Shopping Experience for the holidays.