SVA sponsored a Member's Only Plein Air Event on Saturday, May 5,  2018 at Hidden Lake Gardens. It was the perfect way to welcome in Spring.

Please visit our Membership Page to join now. Don't miss the opportunity to participate in all of the exciting events we have planned and the opportunity to support Salt Valley Arts.

-- Photographs furnished by Cindy Baxter


Our first Annual Arti Gras Celebration on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Salt Valley Arts, was a huge success. We're hoping this is the first of many. There was art, of course, fantastic refreshments, and plenty of merriment.
This event featured the grand unveiling of our community art project, Sum of the Parts, plus a fabulous exhibit of artwork by participating artists, and by the talented students of Salt Valley Arts Instructor, Keith McGuire.

Sum of the Parts featured the work of 36 artists. Each artist was assigned a randomly selected 4×6-inch section of a well-known work of art, and a 9×12-inch panel on which to recreate their assigned section using their indi...


Our very own Valerie Mann was Interviewed on WEMU's Art & Soul program with Lisa Barry this Thursday, December 13, 2018.

On this week’s Art & Soul: The Visual Arts, 89.1 WEMU’s Lisa Barry and Culture Source’s Omari Rush speak with Valerie Mann, who runs the WSG Gallery in Ann Arbor, and is the co-founder of Salt Valley Arts in Saline.

To hear the full interview go to R to listen to the full interview. Great job Val, we're becoming famous!

"Val talks about the founding of Salt Valley Arts.  It was formed from a group of teachers from the 212 Arts Center, which was closing, and they wanted to see if they ha...


Salt Valley Arts hosted their Thanksgiving Breakfast event this Friday. There was food, fun, laughter and lot's of creativity.

It was wonderful to see so many Cake Eaters at our fun and delicious Thankfullgiving Breakfast. Thank you to Cindy Baxter for leading the making of snowmen for EHM residents. Check them out in the window of SVA before they disappear!

We shared poetry from "In Drought Time" and our Challenge pieces. They are currently on display at SVA, although the exhibit is not yet complete. Thank you to all who participated. Thank you Sandra for providing the books.


Our official Open House event on Monday, October 23rd at Salt Valley Arts was a tremendous success! We hope you were able to join us for the fabulous art, friends, and food. It was a great night for all! Our space came alive thanks to all who attended and the wonderful art exhibited by Salt Valley Instructors and Cake Eater Artists. The evening was filled with fantastic demonstrations and small classes, The inspiring Mitten project, beautiful art work, delicious food, prize drawings and so much more!We hope you had the chance to join as a Salt Valley Arts member, and if you haven't, please consider joining today.

Your membership helps Salt Valley Arts become an ev...


This summer Val Mann taught a great summer program at Salt Valley Arts. Once a month she held an Art Day - Respite Art Program at Salt Valley Arts sponsored by EVH. The program featured an art activity for residents and their visitors. It was a great way for them to get in touch with their creative side and enjoy a fabulous day of art. Val was assisted by SVA Artists and instructors throughout the summer. This has been a great community activity enjoyed by all.

This was a great day of printing and stencils on fabric, and paper. Looks like someone has their Christmas gift making well underway@

Fall Mini Crafternoon event was hosted by the Saline Library with SVA instructors helping attendees create wonderful fall projects. It was a great opportunity for attendees to experience some fun, fall crafts with the instruction of our fabulous Salt Valley Arts instructors. Watercolor bookmarks, hand-stitched cards, and faux stained glass pieces were created under the instruction of SVA artists. SVA instructors; Christy Howden, Cynthia Baxter, and Ann Stofflet made this a Great Fall Event!


If you're driving down Saline Ann Arbor Road take note. The bridges and SVA in Saline are awash with and cheer for the red, white, and blue!


Our Salt Valley Arts Instructors have just installed a great display at the Pittsfield Township Office on Platt Road. Check out all the wonderful artwork in our new display. What a great group of artists and classes we represent!


Salt Valley Arts Crafts were presented at the EHM Saline Facility this November. A great time was had by all.

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