Bush Barn Art Center
Discover Salem’s exciting art world at the Bush Barn Art Center. It’s located in an idyllic and historic farmstead setting. This fascinating art gallery and education center can be found in Bush’s Pasture Park, a heritage estate that once belonged to one of Oregon’s most significant pioneering families. Explore the Bush Barn Art Center to find fascinating exhibitions of contemporary regional art and fine crafts. Attend a lecture, enjoy the community spirit at a local arts event and learn about the Bush family’s interesting heritage.
Explore the Bush Barn Art Center to find the A.N. Bush Gallery and browse exhibits filled with local talent. Contemporary artworks, fine crafts and handmade items feature in this extensive showcase of regional artists. Many of the exhibitions here include an informative background to the work and the artists, providing a fascinating educational component to the center. Many of the artworks and items on exhibit at the Bush Barn Art Center are for sale. Pick up a unique souvenir from your visit to Salem, such as handcrafted jewelry, blown glassware, ceramics, metalwork, sculpture, paintings, drawings and prints.
Visit the Bush Barn Art Center and Bush’s Pasture Park in mid-summer to enjoy the Salem Art Fair & Festival, a fun-filled weekend of art, music and regional food. In November, join the celebrations for the Bush Barn Art Center Holiday Gala.
Attend an educational monthly lecture, held during the mornings of the first Tuesday of each month. Explore the surrounding farmstead to experience the Bush House Museum and the Salem Art Association. Relax with a cool soda and a snack at the on-site kiosk while the kids explore the playground.
The Bush Barn Art Center is located in Bush’s Pasture Park, 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from Salem’s downtown area. Historic Deepwood Estate, the Willamette Heritage Center and the Hallie Ford Museum of Art are located nearby. The art center is free and closed on Mondays. Local buses serve the area and free parking is available on-site.