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Peabody Essex Museum


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

(??.? miles from you)

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Peabody Essex Museum

Double Happiness: Celebration in Chinese Art
Double Happiness: Celebration in Chinese Art
Double Happiness: Celebration in Chinese Art

Peabody Essex Museum

Tue, Mar 26th

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EST)

Double Happiness: Celebration in Chinese Art
Cost: Free with Admission
Booking options: General Admission, Open to Public
Ages: All Ages
Plan to spend: 1 hour
Tuesday, March 26th 2019
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EST)

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."

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Peabody Essex Museum

East India Square, 161 Essex St.

Salem , MA United States

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    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."

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