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Gallery Information for Artists 

Salem Arts Association offers several opportunities for artist members to share their artwork with the community. We have a Gallery Shop for retail sales and multiple gallery spaces for ongoing exhibitions. Periodically we will offer off-site opportunities at other venues and pop-up shows. 

Each Salem Arts member submitting work this season will need to agree to our Artist Agreement in their member profile to display work. 
Ongoing gallery exhibitions will be on display for one to two-month periods. Take-in will typically be held the weekend preceding the new exhibition start date. 

Visit our Call for Art page for exhibition schedules. 

Use the links in each call for art to provide submission information.

Or Download and complete our take-in forms prior to delivering your work. 



(blank copies will also be available in the gallery.)

Be Sure to Have all of your paperwork and payment ready at Drop Off.  If you are a member, make sure your membership is up-to-date.

Gallery Take In Form Download

Exhibition Jurying: 

Exhibit Chairpersons and Salem Arts Gallery Committee will curate this exhibit. Criteria will be based on execution quality and space available. Every effort will be made to include as many submissions as possible.

Submission Criteria: Exhibitions are open to current Salem Arts member artists who may submit work in any medium for the juror’s consideration. Salem Arts encourages artists to submit artworks that adhere to our themes. Work created at any time is eligible for display. Selected exhibits are open to non-member artists, check call for art for details. 

Salem Arts Gallery Committee representatives will curate this exhibit. Criteria will be based on execution quality, presentation/framing, and space availability.

Submission Fees:

  • Current Salem Arts members fee is $10.00 per item submission.
  • First Item FREE for "Masters Circle" Artist Members
  • All artists may submit up to three items per exhibit.

Submission Form:

Please download the gallery submission form and provide all required information requested, and follow instructions on the form. Printed copies must be submitted with your submissions at drop off. Part of the form must be attached to your artwork.

Artwork Presentation MUST adhere to our framing guidelines for acceptance. 

Rules & Regulations: 

Please be sure to read the Salem Arts Association Artist Agreement and ensure you accept the agreement on your online member profile page. Non-members must also agree to our agreement provided at the gallery.

Sales and Volunteer Requirements

Exhibiting Salem Arts member artists are required to volunteer 3+ hours per month when your artwork is on display in the gallery or the gallery shop. Please sign up for a gallery host time slot or make arrangements for alternate volunteer opportunities. Click here for volunteer information and sign up.


    • Member Artist Sales: 35%
    • Non-Member Sales: 50%

Please contact with questions.

Exhibiting member artists are required to volunteer a minimum of three hours during each exhibition month. 

Note: Due to the Covid19 Pandemic we will waive volunteer commitments for individuals with high-risk situations. Please notify us at if you are unable to volunteer. Artwork may remain on display

Sign up to volunteer here

Want to become an member?  Join online!
Need to update or renew your membership?  Renew online!

Questions and Suggestions

Please email (retail questions) or (exhibit questions). 

This is YOUR gallery, so help us make it the best it can be!

Salem Arts Galleries and Gallery Shop

Gallery Hours: Noon to 6:00 PM Sat. & Sun.

Email: Watch Facebook for special open hours on a Whim. 

Visit our Virtual Galleries and Online Shop


159 Derby Street, St. Salem, Ma 01970





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