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Salem Arts Association offers creative exhibitions and fun events throughout the year at the gallery and around Salem. Exhibitions, workshops, markets, artist talks, and other events are always open to the public. We hope you join us. 

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Call for Art: "Inspired by PEM" Our 14th Annual PEM Inspirational - Drop off Saturday, 8/29 & Sunday 8/30

"Inspired by PEM" - 14th Annual PEM Inspirational Exhibition

Open to members and non-member artists!   

Salem Arts Association presents an exhibition by local artists inspired by the Peabody Essex Museum's collections of art.  Artists are welcome to draw inspiration from any of the work in the PEM's outstanding special exhibits and permanent collection of art and architecture - virtual or in-person.  Possible subjects include but are not limited to maritime art, fashion & design, Early American, Asian, Native American, African, Oceanic, architecture and historic homes.  For more information please visit www.pem.org

The artwork in "Inspired by PEM" will be exhibited in our galleries at 159 Derby Street, our virtual online gallery, our online shop, and social media.

IMPORTANT DATES:

  • Drop Off Submissions: Saturday, August 29 & Sunday, August 30, 2020, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM - You must sign-up for a drop off time.
  • Notification of inclusion/exclusion: Notification by email by Friday, September 4.
  • Pick up of unaccepted work: Any work not accepted will need to be picked up Saturday, September 5, 12:00 – 5:00 p.m., Sunday, September 6, 12:00 – 5:00 p.m. or by appointment.
  • Exhibition Dates: September 5 through Sunday November 8, 2020
  • Gallery Hours: Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 – 5:00 p.m.
  • Pick Up of Artwork: November 7 & 8, 2020, 12-5pm

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Call for Art: "ARTOBERFEST" - Drop off Saturday, 8/29 & Sunday 8/30

Open to members and non-member artists!   

We invite our our Salem Arts Association members and community of artists to explore Salem’s history with Autumn, Halloween, Witchcraft, and the Spirit of the season.  The resulting exhibit represents their diverse interpretations of the theme and how, by bringing them together, we create a collective understanding of it.

The artwork in "Artoberfest" will be exhibited in our galleries at 159 Derby Street, our virtual online gallery, our online shop, and social media.

IMPORTANT DATES:

    • Drop Off Submissions: Saturday, August 29 & Sunday, August 30, 2020, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM - You must sign-up for a drop off time.
    • Notification of inclusion/exclusion: Notification by email by Friday, September 4.
    • Pick up of unaccepted work: Any work not accepted will need to be picked up Saturday, September 5, 12:00 – 5:00 p.m., Sunday, September 6, 12:00 – 5:00 p.m. or by appointment.
    • Exhibition Dates: September 5 through Sunday November 8, 2020
    • Gallery Hours: Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 – 5:00 p.m.
    • Pick Up of Artwork: November 7 & 8, 2020, 12-5pm

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