We have a full complement of pottery classes at the WAC. There are three handbuilding classes (Tuesday afternoon and Tuesday and Thursday evening), three wheel throwing classes (Wednesday evening, Thursday and Saturday...
Margrethe Gregg began her love of pottery in 1992 here in Salem, taking her first courses through Chemeketa Community College. After moving to Redmond she taught Community Ed pottery for several years at Central Oregon...
I studied illustration in college with plans to become the next Norman Rockwell. It didn’t quite work out that way – I spent my professional life as an Interior Designer creating restaurants by day and watercolors on the...
Smiles at WAC
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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
10:00am - 8:00pm
10:00am - 5:00pm
Family Clay Sunday on select Sundays only (no open studio)
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Willamette Art Center
Friends of the Visual Arts
PO Box 7498
Salem, OR 97303