Plein Air Painting inspired by In American Waters
Ticket & Paint Set: Members $30; nonmembers $40 Ticket only (bring own paints): Members $10; nonmembers $20 Recommended for adults Join PEM and Cape Ann Plein Air for outdoor painting classes inspired by In American Waters. Classes will be taught by local plein air painters on location at Derby Wharf in Salem. Bring your own paints or purchase a set with...
Phillips Library Open House: Recent Acquisitions
Join Phillips Library staff in the Reading Room for an informal, drop-in show-and-tell of library materials acquired during the past year (July 2020–June 2021). The sampling of recent acquisitions on display will represent the breadth of our collecting activity, and will feature a wide variety of materials: manuscripts, books, pamphlets, photographs, maps, broadsides, and ephemera. The scope of the library’s...
Phillips Library Open House: Recent Acquisitions (Virtual)
Listen as Director of the Phillips Library Dan Lipcan and the Phillips Library staff present a sampling of library materials acquired during the past year (July 2020–June 2021). The scope of the library’s collection is global and nearly encyclopedic, and its holdings reflect the museum’s collections of art in all media and across all curatorial departments, on top of its...
Public Safety Community Outreach Day & Tour-A-Truck
This is combination of two events where youngsters get a chance to climb and explore the insides of all kinds of big trucks and emergency vehicles, watch a basketball game with Salem’s youth and our police officers and firefighters, enjoy some goodies and have an opportunity to engage with our public safety officials.
Ice Scream Bowl
We all scream for ICE CREAM! Sample flavors from many of the North Shore’s finest creameries, ice cream shops, and restaurants. Salem’s Ice Scream Bowl is held on Wed, August 4, 2021 from 6:00 to 7:30 pm on the Salem Common. The cost is $6 for adults and $4 for children CASH ONLY. Tickets are purchased on site on the...
Hidden History: Japanese Internment & Other Asian American Witch Hunts
Our museum’s mission is to be the voice of the innocent victims of the Salem witch trials of 1692 while also bringing awareness to how the lessons and patterns of historic witch hunts relate to society today. In our exhibit, Witches: Evolving Perceptions, we present a formula that can be used to describe the pattern of behavior responsible for sparking...
The Mighty Dead Class Series – Learning from Legendary Practitioners: Medea with Kadmus
The Cauldron Black is delighted to announce a year-long, twelve-part monthly series dedicated to The Mighty Dead: historic, influential, prolific (and occasionally infamous!) witches, magicians, occultists, conjure folk, seers, and diviners. This class series will begin in January 2021 and run through December 2021. Once a month, The Cauldron Black will feature a guest speaker who will present their class...
Family Bingo Night
Looking for a fun Friday night activity for the whole family? Join us for outdoor Bingo! Bring a blanket or chair to sit on. All other supplies will be provided. Prizes awarded.
LET’S CELEBRATE – Music & Fireworks
Here’s what we have all been waiting for! Join the Ward Eights at Derby Wharf at 7PM. It’s a band that you can’t stop dancing to and then you will be treated to a spectacular fireworks display at 9PM. (Fireworks Rain Date – Saturday, August 7 at 9PM)
Salem Arts Heritage Days Reception at Salem Arts Association
Join Salem Arts Association for a private, fundraising reception to celebrate Salem Heritage Days. Support Salem Arts as you view the fireworks display over the adjacent Maritime Historic site while enjoying art and refreshments in the comfort of our beautiful galleries. At this event Salem Arts will debut an ongoing presentation focused on the history of the building that houses...
Beats & BBQ
Dragonfly Recordings DJ’s will provide tasteful electronic music from the Willows Shell while you enjoy all the park has to offer. Bring your dancing shoes!