Arts & Culture

Marion or Polk Counties

Artists In Action

Artists in Action is a nonprofit group of diverse, dedicated artists and artisans working to create stronger ties with each other and the communities of the Salem area.
PO Box 2684 
Salem, OR 97301
503-510-0358

Aurora Colony National Historic District

Aurora Colony Visitors Association
PO Box 86
Aurora, OR 97002
503-939-0312

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.

Visit the gift shop showcasing arts and crafts by regional artists.

600 Mission St.
Salem, OR 97302
503-581-2228

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)

Christo's Pizzeria, Restaurant and Lounge

At our unique family-style restaurant enjoy delicious, handmade, hand-tossed artisan pizza and Italian comfort food inspired by our Italian-American heritage.  
1108 Broadway NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-371-2892
 

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
503-581-4642

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
503-375-3574

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
503-585-3427

Festival Chorale Oregon

An inclusive chorale ensemble, sharing a passion for musical artistry and choral masterworks with the community. Performing three concerts each season under the direction of Dr. Solveig Holmquist, founding artistic director. Concerts at the Elsinore Theatre in downtown Salem, with full orchestral accompaniment and professional soloists.
Festival Chorale Oregon
PO Box 12602 
Salem, OR 97309
503-949-7290

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
503-945-7208

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
503-370-6687

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
503-370-6855

Historic Grand Theatre

Experience Salem's best concert acoustics at the Historic Grand Theatre. Check website for blues, country, folk, western, and ethnic music from local and national musicians.
191 High St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-363-4013

State Capitol ~ Photo by Cyndi Easterly

900 Court St.
Salem, OR 97301
503-986-1388

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.
1220 20th St. SE
Salem, OR 97302
503-364-0149

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
503-485-4300

River Gallery

River Gallery, in historic downtown Independence, has been a haven for Mid-Willamette Valley artists and art lovers everywhere since 1998.
184 S. Main
Independence, OR 97361
503-838-6171

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
971-208-3124 

Knights of Columbus Hall
725 Shipping St. NE (rehearsal location)
Salem, OR 97303
PO Box 717 (mailing)
Salem, OR 97308-0717
971-208-7135

Silverton Murals

Silverton Chamber of Commerce
426 S Water St.
PO Box 257 (mailing)
Silverton, OR 97381
503-873-5615

35 years of quality arts programming for the Mid-Willamette Valley!
Western Oregon University – The Cottage
345 N Monmouth Ave.
Monmouth, OR 97361
503-838-8333
 

The Space

The Space offers out of this world food & drink, plus a wide variety of entertainment, including live music and comedy, with a state-of-the-art production rig. Enjoy a comfortable space and patio for conversation and connection with locals and travelers alike.
1128 Edgewater St. NW
Salem, OR 97304
971-312-5025

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
503-365-3911

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
503-585-7012

Willamette University Department of Music

The Music Department presents a regular series of concerts and recitals performed by university ensembles, students, faculty and guest artists. Classical, contemporary, improvisation, jazz, new music, opera.
900 State St.
Salem, OR 97301
503-370-6255

Willamette University Theatre

900 State St.
Salem, OR 97301
503-370-6222

World Beat Gallery

Sited in the Reed Opera House, open year-round.
189 Liberty St NE, #107
Salem, OR 97301
503-581-2004

380 N Pacific Ave.
Monmouth, OR 97361
503-838-4806

900 State St.
Salem, OR 97301
503-370-6929