Well, they really are celebrating dirt, as in growing things in dirt. Obscure enough? Allow me to explain… In the spirit of any good excuse for a party the Peabody Essex Museum is throwing a party on Thursday, May 16, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM that celebrates growing gardens and eating local. . . . → Read More: The Peabody Essex Museum Has the Dirt
Imperial Tsesarevich Easter Egg (1912)
Faberge Revealed will open at the Peabody Essex Museum on Saturday, June 22, 2013. The exhibit features more than 230 treasures created by Faberge between 1855 and 1916. The exhibit will showcase imperial eggs, ruby-encrusted brooches, gold and diamond cigarette cases, enameled parasol handles and carved stone animals. . . . → Read More: Faberge Revealed at the Peabody Essex Museum
Inspired by the current exhibit Midnight to the Boom: Painting in India after Independence the Peabody Essex Museum will be hosting a Sensational India! Festival on April 6 and 7, 2013.
See wonderful art, dance performances, concerts, participate in drop-in art activities, attend presentations and artist talks, enjoy story time for kids, and attend . . . → Read More: Sensational India! Festival at the Peabody Essex Museum
Looking for something to really get you into the Halloween Spirit – then check out the offerings at the Witches Cottage in Salem, MA. The Witches Cottage provides theatrical shows bringing the Salem Witch trials and witches to life, providing frightening tales of ghosts and other supernatural entities, and even take you on a trolley tour . . . → Read More: Many Frightful Delights at the Witches Cottage in Salem, MA
This is our first in a series of haunted and ghoulish delights that will over take the region on the run up to Halloween. What better place to start than Witch City itself, Salem, MA.
Every October this city that was home to the infamous Salem Witch Trials of 1692 hosts “Haunted Happenings“, a . . . → Read More: Haunted Happenings 2012 in Salem, MA
A couple of 15th century tapestries will be on display this fall at the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) in Salem, MA. The Belgian Pastrana Tapestries are among the finest surviving Gothic textiles in existence.
Installation view from the exhibition, Invention of Glory: Afonso V and the Pastrana Tapestries. Photo by Rob Shelley, © . . . → Read More: A Couple of Gothic Tapestries Coming to the Peabody Essex Museum
The Tetons and the Snake River, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, 1942.Photograph by Ansel Adams.
The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) is offering extended hours for the final week of their Ansel Adams: At the Water’s Edge exhibition. Viewing hours will be extended on Tuesday, October 2 through Friday, October 5 from 5 to . . . → Read More: The Peabody Essex Museum Extends Hours for Ansel Adams Exhibition
Fall is a time for festivals. There are still a few music festivals to be had, and a few agricultural or county fairs; but fall is dominated by apple festivals, fall festivals, harvest festivals, and pumpkin festivals. Following are the major upcoming festivals in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for the 2012 fall season:
Now . . . → Read More: Massachusetts 2012 Fall Festivals, Harvest Festivals, Apple Festivals and More
The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) in Salem is no stranger to summer-time fun. Following is a sample of upcoming events in July and August:
Family Friendly Fun Tuesday, July 10, 2012 from 10:30 AM to Noon at the Bartlett and Copeland Galleries: The family movie Shaun the Sheep (for families with Children ages 4 . . . → Read More: Summer Fun at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA
The Peabody Essex Museum is celebrating photography with exhibits throughout 2012. Ongoing right now through July 15, 2012 is The Mind’s Eye: 50 Years of Photography by Jerry Uelsmann.
Kicking off this weekend on Saturday, April 14, 2012 is Natural Histories, Photographs by Barbara Bosworth. This will be on-view through May 27, 2013. Related . . . → Read More: Year of Photography at the Peabody Essex Museum