CultureHouse Salem is looking for creatives, non-profit organizations, and local businesses to participate in collaborative programming for the month of April, May and June 2022 at our pop-up community space hosted at Old Town Hall. Interested groups should fill out the Program Interest Form. For questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are seeking creatives and organizations to host programs in the following categories:
Performances: Concerts, theater, dance, open mics, poetry
Installations: Gallery showings, interactive installations, informational or historical displays
Workshops: Host artist workshops, wellness workshops, a space to hold dance classes
Vendor markets: Markets may range from a single vendor in the space for a given time or multiple vendors for a larger event
Organized events: Talks/panel discussions, community meetings, book clubs, movie nights, rehearsal space, or food/drink vendors.
If your ideas do not come under the above mentioned categories, please reach out to us and we can talk more about how we can make a space for you at CultureHouse Salem!
Hours available for programming
The pop-up will be open starting April 1, 2022 for 3 months.
All artists will be fairly compensated for their time at CultureHouse Salem. The following structure has been created along with the City of Salem and a group of Salem artists and community members to ensure it is equitable.
– Funds will be paid directly to the artist/creative
– Compensation amounts are per-event
– CultureHouse is programming events for the first floor, events to be hosted on the second floor will go through the City of Salem
– Group events of upto 4 people will be compensated by CultureHouse, larger groups will be referred to the City of Salem
– Limited sound equipment, lights, furniture, stage and art display features will be provided by CultureHouse
|Category||Duration||Compensation Material budget|
|Performances||1-2 hours||$125/person A material budget of $75 will be provided as requested
Open mic/poetry and live music
events will not be provided with a
Gallery showings and exhibits
Only interactive installations will
will not be compensated by
be provided with a material
Workshops 2-3 hours $100 $100
Classes will not be provided with a
Vendors 1-4 hours Will not be compensated by CultureHouse
1-2 hours $50/person for panelists/hosts
Volunteered events will not be
compensated by CultureHouse
About CultureHouse Salem
The City of Salem and CultureHouse are partnering to open a three month long community arts and culture pop-up hosted at Old Town Hall in Downtown Salem. CultureHouse Salem will transform the historic structure into a vibrant, connected, and accessible destination that supports local creatives. Learn more about CultureHouse here, and the Old Town Hall here.