Salem Arts Association takes this opportunity to bring the galleries to you. In response to the Global Coronavirus Pandemic we strive to continue to deliver on 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." Please enjoy our 3D Tours and virtual versions of these exhibitions.
Paul Nathan Gallery
We're 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.
Paul Nathan has occupied this location since the mid-1980's and through his generosity and vision as an artist Salem Arts Association enjoys presenting our galleries in this space with Paul.
Salem Arts Association is excited to close our 2020 exhibition schedule with a showcase of our member artwork.
It's a great opportunity to consider the gift of art for your friends, family, or to treat yourself to something beautiful.
Our current Salem Arts members are exhibiting their best work showing the community what we have to offer in all of our diverse styles and artistic disciplines.
"The aspect of the venerable mansion has always affected me like a human countenance... It was itself like a great human heart, with a life of its own, and full of rich and sombre reminisces."
Salem Arts Association members and community of artists explore Salem’s history with Autumn, Halloween, Witchcraft, and the Spirit of the season. The resulting exhibit represents diverse interpretations of the theme and how, by bringing them together, we create a collective understanding of it.
Inspired by PEM
Salem Arts Association presents an exhibition by local artists inspired by the Peabody Essex Museum's collections of art. Artists draw inspiration from any of the work in the PEM's outstanding special exhibits and permanent collection of art and architecture.
Grand Opening Exhibition
Our first Member Showcase Exhibit in the new galleries offers the diverse styles and artistic disciplines of Salem Arts members. Also featuring the Paul Nathan Gallery. More than 200 artworks by 80+ regional artists are included making this our largest exhibition ever.
We're excited to inaugurate our new galleries with a monumental showcase of member artworks.
Young at Art
The Salem Arts Association is excited to offer “Young at Art”, a showcase of artwork from local teenagers. This collection of artworks is created by students from Salem public, private, charter school students, and members of Salem-based organizations between the ages of 13 -19.
This exhibition has been installed in our new "Pickering Wharf Gallery" at Salem Arts Association.
House of the Seven Gables
Family Art Contest
Salem Arts Association was invited by The House of the Seven Gables to collaborate on a family art contest. The community responded with artworks created onsite sublimed for jurying. We've selected a collection fo award winners in several age groups and overall awards.
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