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Go Lunar with New Exhibit Launching October 15

SALEM – The Peabody Essex Museum invites visitors to launch beyond our atmosphere with Lunar Attraction, an exhibition designed to discover the many ways artists across cultures and centuries have mined the moon for inspiration. Nearly 60 paintings, sculptures, photographs, books, movies, Apollo...

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Peabody Essex Museum 2016 Exhibition Schedule

SALEM –  The Peabody Essex Museum presents an exciting and ambitious exhibition schedule for 2016, with a very powerful sense of place.   Explore two sensory experiences, and dynamic places with Afro-Cuban artist Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons and her husband, composer Neil Leonard...

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PEM to Explore Size, Proportion, & Perspective with Sizing It Up

[caption id="attachment_69772" align="alignleft" width="350"] Jan Dunning, Untitled (Bedroom) 2009. Color pinhole photograph. Photo courtesy of the artist.[/caption] SALEM –  This fall, the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) presents Sizing It Up: Scale in Nature and Art, a new interactive exhibition in the...

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PEM to Host Pop-Up with Strandbeest at Crane Beach

SALEM - The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) will host a series of Strandbeest pop-ups in advance of the museum’s fall exhibition, Strandbeest: The Dream Machines of Theo Jansen. Each of PEM’s four pop-up Strandbeest walking events takes place in the area’s most...

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Strandbeest: The Dream Machines of Theo Jansen at the PEM

SALEM - The Peabody Essex Museum will host the first U.S. exhibition tour of Theo Jansen’s famed Strandbeests "beach animals" beginning on September 19, 2015. Strandbeest: The Dream Machines of Theo Jansen celebrates these wholly unique kinetic creations that blur the lines between...

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Thomas Hart Benton Exhibition Underway at the PEM through Sept. 7

[caption id="attachment_68588" align="alignleft" width="224"] Thomas Hart Benton, Self Portrait With Rita, 1922, Oil on canvas, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Artwork © T.H. Benton and R.P. Benton Testamentary Trusts/UMB Bank Trustee/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY[/caption] SALEM - The Peabody Essex...

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