ABOUT THE NEIGHBORHOOD
SALEM, MA is home to a wide variety of innovative makers and cultural organizations that strive to use their creative thinking skills to celebrate and support their community. Learn more about what this great city has to offer!
Community Mural by John Ewing and Salem High School students.
MAPPING SALEM'S CREATIVE ECONOMY
Salem and the North Shore of Massachusetts has a lot to offer in terms of culture and resources. We hope this list will grow as we learn more about the Creative Economy and Community. We would love to hear any local input!
LOCAL CREATIVE ORGANIZATIONS AND RESOURCES
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Artist Row open 'stall' space for artists and artisans
The Artful Life Counseling Center and Studio, LLC. expressive arts therapy center for all ages
Creative Collective talent agency supporting local Creatives
FlyKidz a performance dance/music academy dedicated to their core values of friendship, kindness, and education
North Shore CDC organization dedicated to investing in neighborhoods to create thriving communities.
North Shore Writers Group a group dedicated to providing information and feedback to professional and emerging writers
Peabody Essex Museum historic and contemporary art museum
Punto Urban Arts Museum (PUAM) social justice public arts program
Salem Arts Association gallery space and membership
Salem MBTA Commuter Rail Station smooth access across the North Shore and into Boston
GREATER NORTH SHORE AREA
Beyond Walls non-profit placemaking agency using public art to address community needs
Elevated Thought social justice organization using art to empower young people
Essex County Creates resource about all the local performances, venues, exhibitions, and family-friendly community events happening locally
Montserrat College of Art private residential college specializing in visual arts
Porter Mill Studios Home to a wide range of artists working in a variety styles and media. Also hosts open studios and artist sales.
RAW Art Works free arts programming for youth looking to express themselves through various crafts like painting and filmmaking