Arts & Culture

Marion or Polk Counties

Artists In Action

A diverse group of artists and artisans creating stronger ties with each other and the community. Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of the month. A 503(C) (3) charitable organization.
PO Box 2684 
Salem, OR 97301

Aurora Colony National Historic District

Unique 19th-Century town, founded by German and Swiss immigrants in 1856. Vintage and antique shops, art galleries, wine tasting, restaurants, annual heritage events, street fairs.
Aurora Colony Visitors Association
PO Box 86
Aurora, OR 97002

Bush Barn Art Center/Salem Art Association

Each year, the historic Art Center presents admission-free art exhibitions in its three galleries. Visit the gift shop showcasing arts and crafts by regional artists.
600 Mission St.
Salem, OR 97302

Champoeg State Heritage Area

Full hookups, electrical, tent sites, rustic cabins, hiker/biker camp, group picnic areas, visitors center, historical attractions, meeting hall, amphitheater, hiking/biking trails and disc golf.
7679 Champoeg Rd. NE
Saint Paul, OR 97137
503-678-1251 or 800-452-5687(camping reservations)

Elsinore Framing & Fine Art Gallery

For over 30 years, the Elsinore Gallery has provided the highest quality picture framing in the valley. We feature Super Value Framing, original art by Northwest artists, prints and commercial art services.
444 Ferry St. SE
Salem, OR 97301

Elsinore Theatre

A restored 1926 vaudeville theatre hosting over 140 events a year. From Bach to Rock and Broadway to Ballet...The Elsinore has it all!
170 High St. SE
Salem, Oregon 97301

Enlightened Theatrics

Founded in February 2013 and located within Salem’s Historic Grand Theatre, Enlightened Theatrics is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization furthering the cultural enrichment of Salem, Oregon by providing professional, accessible and compelling musical theatre experiences and theatrical education for all. For more information, please like us on Facebook, follow us on Instagram and/or visit us online.
187/191 High St. NE
Salem, OR 97301

Exitus Escape Rooms

Escape Rooms are the ultimate team game. Each room contains a unique theme, storyline and series of puzzles to solve before the clock hits zero. 
155 Liberty St. NE
Salem, OR 97301

Forest History Center/Oregon Department of Forestry

Visit Oregon's forest history through displays about forest fire lookouts, Civilian Conservation Corps, logging and fire fighting tools, and Oregon Department of Forestry's 100th anniversary.
2600 State St.
Salem, OR 97301

Grace Goudy Distinguished Artists Series

The Distinguished Artists Series brings world-renowned musicians to Salem several times each year. Sponsored by Willamette University. Jean-David Coen, artistic director; Anita King, Director Emeritus/Creative Consultant.
900 State St.
Salem, OR 97301

Hallie Ford Museum of Art - Willamette University

Hallie Ford Museum of Art features permanent galleries of Asian, European, Native American, and regional art, as well as temporary exhibitions of historical and contemporary art.
700 State St. (Willamette University)
900 State St. (mailing)
Salem, OR 97301

State Capitol ~ Photo by Cyndi Easterly

900 Court St.
Salem, OR 97301

Oregon State Fair & Expo Center

2330 17th St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-947-3247 or 800-833-0011

Oregon Symphony Association in Salem

The Oregon Symphony Association in Salem brings the Oregon Symphony to the mid-Willamette Valley, providing world class symphonic music during its concert series. Most concerts are presented at Smith Auditorium at Willamette University.
600 State St. Room 202
Salem, OR 97302

Pentacle Theatre

Salem's Premier Live Theatre for 56 years. Community Theatre at its finest.
324 52nd Ave. NW (Theatre Location)
Salem, Oregon 97304
145 Liberty St. NE (Business & Ticket Offices)
Salem, Oregon 97301

The Salem Philharmonia Orchestra presents symphonic music that inspires, performed in welcoming concert settings, by outstanding musicians from your community.
Performance Location: 
Chemeketa Community College Auditorium
4000 Lancaster Drive NE, Building 6
Salem, OR 97305

Knights of Columbus Hall
725 Shipping St. NE (rehearsal location)
Salem, OR 97303
PO Box 717 (mailing)
Salem, OR 97308-0717

Salem' Historic Grand - rental space
A premier performing arts and event destination, established in 1900. Theatre, Grand Ballroom and conference rooms are available for weddings, meetings, conventions, performances and more.
187 High St.
Salem, OR 97301
Silverton Murals

Silverton Chamber of Commerce
426 S Water St.
PO Box 257 (mailing)
Silverton, OR 97381

35 years of quality arts programming for the Mid-Willamette Valley!
Western Oregon University – The Cottage
345 N Monmouth Ave.
Monmouth, OR 97361

Willamette Art Center gallery

Salem's community art center for ceramic, they produce the Artisan's Village at the Oregon State Fair and the Empty Bowls benefit sale.
2330 17th St. NE
Salem, OR 97301

Willamette Heritage Center

Explore the past at Salem’s American treasure. Tour the Thomas Kay Woolen Mill and the oldest timber-frame structures in the state on our five-acre campus.
1313 Mill St. SE
Salem, OR 97301

World Beat Gallery

Sited in the Reed Opera House, open year-round.
189 Liberty St NE, #107
Salem, OR 97301

Young at Art

From baby crawls to paint and wine nights, there truly is something for everyone at our all ages arts and crafts studio located in Salem.
1255 Broadway St. NE, Suite 190
Salem, OR 97305