The roads are icy out there, so if you can’t make the Holiday Sale this weekend, have no fear. We will be open until Saturday, December 21 . Regular hours are Monday through Thursday from 10 to 8 PM, Friday and...
Glass blowing returns to the WAC this Spring. Register soon to ensure your spot in one of these great workshops with Lucy Berger. One of our extremely talented demonstrating artists from the Artisan’s Village at...
Family Clay Sunday is back in full swing. Drop in on Sundays at the WAC for a great family project. You can see the schedule of projects HERE. Cost is only $10.00 for a family of 4 ($3 per each additional person). No...
For eleven days each August, the Friends of the Visual Arts partner with the Oregon State Fairgrounds to manage and operate the Artisan’s Village at the Oregon State Fair. Artists and craftspeople come to the...
Looking for an amazing local handmade gift for the Holidays? Come down and visit the Oaks Gallery at the Willamette Art Center and see what treasures the artists there have on display.
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The Willamette Art Center (WAC) is Salem's community arts center located at the Oregon State Fairgrounds. We offer art classes and fun for all ages. The WAC operates as the public face of the Friends of the Visual Arts, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to improving our community through art and art access.
Hours of Operation
Monday: 10am - 8pm Tuesday: 10am - 8pm Wednesday: 10am - 8pm Thursday: 10am - 8pm Friday: 10am - 5pm Saturday: 10am - 5pm Sunday: Family Clay Sunday on select Sundays (no open studio)
Friends of the Visual Arts
c/o Oregon State Fairgrounds
2330 17th St. NE
Salem, OR 97301-0601