Who Are We?
SAA is a community-based arts organization, focused primarily on the visual arts. SAA's activities include: * professionally-taught art classes, camps and workshops for children, teens and adults, with scholarship assistance based on financial need. Fee-based classes are held both on-site and at local schools; * provision of "open studio" facilities for the pursuit of artistic activities on a recreational and social basis; * operation of a small gallery which provides public exhibit opportunities for local artists and craftspeople of various skill levels with special annual shows for schoolchildren and teens; * cooperative activities with other local arts and crafts groups in areas as diverse as poetry, quilting and woodcarving; * collaboration with various community groups and participation in community events like Homer Davenport Days, Community Picnic, Earth Day and Homeschool Day at the Oregon Garden, Celebration of Cultures, and more; * operation of The Park House Preschool, offering preschool education with an arts-based, community-minded focus; * opportunities for the community to experience, appreciate and participate in art and culture activities and contests, Day of the Dead celebrations, art auctions, and more; * The Silverton Fine Arts Festival, now in its 13th year - an award-winning event drawing more than 80 exhibitors each year from throughout the Pacific Northwest, and including special hands-on educational activities and demonstrations for both children and adults.
The Silverton Arts Association's primary purpose shall be to nurture, exhibit, inform, and promote appreciation and practice of the arts in the greater Silverton area. Through education, the Association will increase public understanding and practice of the arts for present and future generations.
Silverton Arts Association303 Coolidge St
Silverton, OR 97381
Outstanding Needs of Silverton Arts Association
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Silverton Fine Arts Festival
Be a part of the "best little art fair in Oregon!" Volunteers are needed for all areas of the festival: helping with art activities, monitoring the beer/wine garden, hosting artists and musicians in the hospitality area, set up and tear down, parking, and more. Contact SAA at (503) 873-2480 or email@example.com for information on how to help!