ARTOBERFEST – Free Art and Music Festival

ARTOBERFEST – Free Art and Music Festival

Salem Arts Association is proud to present Artoberfest. 

Join us for our 2nd Annual Artoberfest! 

Salem Maritime Historic Site, 160 Derby Street, located on the park next to the Salem Arts Association.

Saturday October 1, 12-6 pm

A free event featuring live music, dance, art making, food, & Beer. Bring a blanket, get comfy and enjoy a day of art and live entertainment and Creative Fun. 

Enjoy some local brews from NOTCH Brewing. The members of Salem GNU Kitchen will offer a delicious food court. 

Music Performances By HDRnB, The Baze Band, Acoustic Murder, and The Erinn Brown Band

Performance Art and Dance activities will include Siren of the Circle, Gatto Belly Dance Troupe, Salem Shimmy Mob, and live art making featuring “Drawn Together” (bring you sketchbook), Erin Survilas, Ryan Kelleher, and Mike “Grimdrops” Grimaldi.

Visit our website for schedules Dan more information about our performers, partners, and sponsors.

We couldn’t do this without our amazing sponsors. Please support these local businesses and they are supporting Artoberfest! Thank you to our Title Sponsor Mercy Tavern; Stage Sponsors All Should Lounge, The Wolf Next Door Coffee House, The Lobster Shanty, and Witched Brew Cafe; and Sounds of Salem Soul (SOSS Records); along with community support from Salem Access Television and Creative Collective. We also thank the Salem National Historic Site for supporting the arts on our local US National Park Land.

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Peabody Cultural Council, Beverly Cultural Council, and Swampscott Cultural Council, local agencies which are supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.

Artoberfest Exhibition

Salem Arts Association members and community of artists explore Salem’s history with autumn, halloween, witchcraft, and the spirit of the season.  The resulting exhibit represents diverse interpretations of the theme and how, by bringing them together, we create a collective understanding of it.

Opening Reception: Friday September 9 from 6-8 PM

On display September 4 through Saturday November 6, 2020

Gallery Hours: Saturdays & Sundays from 12-6 pm

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Jim Bostick

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