“It’s About Time, Colors and Shapes”

Currents Gallery

532 NE Third Street



July 12-Aug 15

The work of Ann Durley, one of Currents owners, and a popular  local artist, is featured at Currents through August 15th.  Durley makes one-of-a kind clocks and furniture that display her mastery in assemblage and mixed media with styles ranging from colorful and fanciful to abstract and thought-provoking. Her carpentry skills, extensive background in antiques, use of vintage parts and  found objects, combined with creativity and  sense of humor make her pieces distinctive and engaging.  An opening reception is scheduled during McMinnville’s Art and Wine Walk on Saturday, July 16, 5 to 8pm. Hours: Mon- Sat 10-5, Sunday 11-3.

Salem Art Fair & Festival

Bush Pasture Park

600 Mission Street SE

July 15-16, 10am-7pm; 17, 10am-5pm

The Salem Art Fair & Festival, the largest festival of its kind in Oregon  returns July 15-17. The three day event features 200 local, regional, national and international artists, two entertainment stages, two craft beer and wine gardens, two food courts, and a Kids’ Court with art activities. This is the Festival’s 67th year. Approximately 30,000 visitors are expected. The  states with the most artists taking part this year  are: Oregon with 113, Washington, with 36, and California, with 24.   Admission costs help fund the programs of the Salem Art Association. For information, entertainment schedule, Kids’ Court activities, etc:

Art In the Garden 2016

Oregon Garden

879 W Main St,



This year Art In the Garden showcases work from ten artists. Pieces by Tyler FuQua, David Hillesland, Jacob Sorenson and Jill Torberson were built specifically for The Oregon Garden. Other exhibiting artists are: Mark Brody, Mark Collins, Lowell Duell, Richard Hays, Scott Kuszik and Denise Sirchie. An Opening Reception from 6:30-10pm July 15 will feature artist talks about their installations and inspiration, live music and wine tasting. Tickets: $20; $5 members in advance; $25; $10 members at the door. Art in the Garden can be seen during regular Garden hours, July 15 through September 30, with paid Garden admission. All pieces are available for sale.