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Peabody Essex Museum


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East India Square, 161 Essex St.
Salem , MA 01970
United States

(??.? miles from you)

Visit Web Site ebuzz@pem.org

Call: 866-745-1876


Peabody Essex Museum

Peabody Essex Museum
Peabody Essex Museum
Peabody Essex Museum
Peabody Essex Museum
Peabody Essex Museum
Peabody Essex Museum
Peabody Essex Museum

(??.? miles from you)

East India Square, 161 Essex St.
Salem , MA 01970
United States

http://www.pem.org ebuzz@pem.org

Call: 866-745-1876


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The Peabody Essex Museum, located in Salem, Massachusetts, is America's oldest continuously operating museum. It was founded in 1799, sixteen years after the establishment of the nation and nearly three quarters o

The PEM offers extensive exhibits, hands on activities and interactive displays that are fun, interesting and educational for visitors of all ages.During your visit you can explore various pieces of art, sit in the light-filled atrium, have fun outside in the Garden Restaurant or watch the expressions on a child's face as they make a collage. Each and every experience is worth the trip to the Peabody Essex Museum.

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Why You Should Go...

The Peabody Essex Museum, located in Salem, Massachusetts, is America's oldest continuously operating museum. It was founded in 1799, sixteen years after the establishment of the nation and nearly three quarters of a century before the founding of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. The Museum's founders were among America's first global entrepreneurs, traveling the world in search of trade. The collections they amassed are exceptional for their provenance, age, quality, and significance.

The PEM offers extensive exhibits, hands on activities and interactive displays that are fun, interesting and educational for visitors of all ages.During your visit you can explore various pieces of art, sit in the light-filled atrium, have fun outside in the Garden Restaurant or watch the expressions on a child's face as they make a collage. Each and every experience is worth the trip to the Peabody Essex Museum.

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Open: Closed on: Monday

Hours:

10:00am - 05:00pm

Closed

10:00am - 05:00pm

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The Peabody Essex Museum, located in Salem, Massachusetts, is America's oldest continuously operating museum. It was founded in 1799, sixteen years after the establishment of the nation and nearly three quarters of a century before the founding of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. The Museum's founders were among America's first global entrepreneurs, traveling the world in search of trade. The collections they amassed are exceptional for their provenance, age, quality, and significance.

The PEM offers extensive exhibits, hands on activities and interactive displays that are fun, interesting and educational for visitors of all ages.During your visit you can explore various pieces of art, sit in the light-filled atrium, have fun outside in the Garden Restaurant or watch the expressions on a child's face as they make a collage. Each and every experience is worth the trip to the Peabody Essex Museum.

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What You Should Know...

Open: Closed on: Monday

Hours:
10:00am - 05:00pm
Closed
10:00am - 05:00pm
10:00am - 05:00pm
10:00am - 05:00pm
10:00am - 05:00pm
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  • Wild Designs

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    Wild Designs

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    Wild Designs
    Wild Designs features work by artists and other creatives who are looking to nature and living systems for new ideas and creative solutions to human problems. Explore bioinspired innovations in design, technology, and art that either model or engage nature to generate more sustainable solutions. The exhibition includes mixed media sculptures, artist installations, and drawings, as well as design projects ranging from preliminary concepts to realized products and buildings.

  • Japanomania! Japanese Art Goes Global

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    Japanomania! Japanese Art Goes Global

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    Japanomania! Japanese Art Goes Global
    Discover the beauty and complex stories behind PEM's celebrated Japanese export art collection. The new installation takes visitors on a journey through time, from the arrival of Portuguese merchants in the 1500s through Japan's emergence on the world stage in the late 19th century and beyond. The story is punctuated with stunning works of art, including extraordinary loans from a private collection and many objects on view for the first time since PEM's 2016 exhibition Asia in Amsterdam.

  • Empresses of China's Forbidden City

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    Empresses of China's Forbidden City

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    Empresses of China's Forbidden City
    This exhibition is the first to explore the role of empresses in shaping China's last dynasty--the Qing dynasty--from 1644 to 1912. Nearly 200 spectacular objects from the Palace Museum tell the little-known stories of how imperial women influenced court politics, art, and religion. Timed to mark the 40th anniversary of the establishment of U.S.-China diplomatic relations, the exhibit is organized by the PEM, the Smithsonian's Freer|Sackler, and the Palace Museum, Beijing.

  • Importing Splendor: Luxuries from China

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    Importing Splendor: Luxuries from China

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    Importing Splendor: Luxuries from China
    Explore PEM's superlative Chinese export art collection - the most comprehensive and celebrated of its kind - through nearly 30 selected works, including furniture, paintings, and decorative objects. Created by Chinese artists in the 18th and 19th centuries for European and American markets, these works display a mastery of material and form that made them the most coveted luxurious items of their day.

  • Double Happiness: Celebration in Chinese Art

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    Double Happiness: Celebration in Chinese Art

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    Double Happiness: Celebration in Chinese Art
    Come experience the liveliness of a drinking party, the opulence of a royal wedding and poetic evocation of spring on a delicate dish. With more than 30 highlights from the museum's wide-ranging Chinese collection spanning 3,000 years, this exhibit celebrates China's artistic achievements crystalized in seasonal festivals, religious ceremonies, and celebrations. Discover plants and animals, myths and symbols, and decipher the Chinese character for "Double Happiness."

  • MegaCity: India's Culture of the Streets

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    MegaCity: India's Culture of the Streets

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    MegaCity: India's Culture of the Streets
    In the early 20th century, Indian artists viewed the village as the true locus for India's identity, but by mid-century, when India had gained independence, its cities were replenished with all kinds of people fulfilling their dreams. In the cities, the drive toward modernity co-existed with the enduring presence of the spiritual in unexpected ways. Explore paintings and images of confrontation, hope, fracture, and change traverse shifting grounds rich with contradictions.

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