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Peabody Essex Museum


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


(??.? 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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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 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.

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

10:00am - 05:00pm

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  • Yoan Capote's Immanence

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    Yoan Capote's Immanence

    Peabody Essex Museum

    Yoan Capote's Immanence
    Yoan Capote's Immanence is a monumental steel sculpture that depicts Fidel Castro. One of Capote's most important works to date, Immanence negotiates the conventions of monumental sculpture and representations of power in ways that are particularly relevant to contemporary political discourse in the United States. Immanence is on view until October 22. Photo credit: Immanence, 2015. Copyright Yoan Capote. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. Museum Purch

  • All the Flowers Are for Me

    Today

    10:00 AM EST

    Peabody Essex Museum

    All the Flowers Are for Me

    Peabody Essex Museum

    All the Flowers Are for Me
    Persian and Turkish architecture, textiles, and miniature paintings inspire the precise, stylized floral forms that compose Anila Quayyum Agha's sculptural chamber of light and shadow. This luminous installation provides an opportunity to contemplate the differences and commonalities that shape our lives and relationships.

  • Importing Splendor: Luxuries from China

    Today

    10:00 AM EST

    Peabody Essex Museum

    Importing Splendor: Luxuries from China

    Peabody Essex Museum

    Importing Splendor: Luxuries from China
    Explore PEM's superlative Chinese export art collection through nearly thirty 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 materials and form that made them the most coveted luxurious items of their day.

  • Double Happiness: Celebration in Chinese Art

    Today

    10:00 AM EST

    Peabody Essex Museum

    Double Happiness: Celebration in Chinese Art

    Peabody Essex Museum

    Double Happiness: Celebration in Chinese Art
    Come and experience the liveliness of a drinking party, the opulence of a royal wedding, and the poetic evocation of spring on a delicate dish. With more than thirty highlights from the museum's wide-ranging Chinese collections spanning 3,000 years, this exhibition celebrates China's artistic achievements crystallized in seasonal festivals, religious ceremonies, and celebrations.

  • It's Alive! Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Art

    Today

    10:00 AM EST

    Peabody Essex Museum

    It's Alive! Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Art

    Peabody Essex Museum

    It's Alive! Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Art
    Kirk Hammett, best known as the guitarist of the rock band Metallica, is also an avid collector of classic horror and sci-fi movie posters. This exhibition explores the interplay of creativity, emotion, and popular culture through 135 works from Hammett's extensive collection.

  • MegaCity: India's Culture of the Streets

    Today

    10:00 AM EST

    Peabody Essex Museum

    MegaCity: India's Culture of the Streets

    Peabody Essex Museum

    MegaCity: India's Culture of the Streets
    In the early 20th century, Indian artists viewed the village as the true local for India's identity, distinct from that of the British colonial cities of Calcutta, Bombay, and New Delhi. By mid-century, India has gained independence and its cities were replenished will all kinds of people fulfilling their dreams. This installation brings together images of confrontation, hope, fracture, and change, which traverse shifting grounds rich with contradictions.

  • Raven's Many Gifts: Native Art of the Pacific Northwest Coast

    Today

    10:00 AM EST

    Peabody Essex Museum

    Raven's Many Gifts: Native Art of the Pacific Northwest Coast

    Peabody Essex Museum

    Raven's Many Gifts: Native Art of the Pacific Northwest Coast
    Explore the living relationships among humans, animals, ancestors, and supernatural beings through works of Native art from the Pacific Northwest Coast created during the past 200 years.

  • XYZT: A Journey in Four Dimensions

    Today

    10:00 AM EST

    Peabody Essex Museum

    XYZT: A Journey in Four Dimensions

    Peabody Essex Museum

    XYZT: A Journey in Four Dimensions
    XYZT is an immersive art exhibit comprised of ten interactive virtual environments generated using math and physics models. In a darkened gallery, guests use their own movement and gestures to interact with light in a series of digital landscapes inspired by nature. Specific sensations, such as walking in the grass or putting hands into the sand, are transposed into abstract, sensory encounters with lines, dots, and letters.

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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.

More...

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
10:00am - 05:00pm

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  • Tue

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    25

  • Thu

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  • Fri

    27

  • Sat

    28

  • Sun

    29

  • Tue

    31

  • Nov

    1

  • Nov

    2

  • Nov

    3

  • Nov

    4

  • Nov

    5

  • More

  • Yoan Capote's Immanence

    Today

    10:00 AM EST

    Peabody Essex Museum

    Yoan Capote's Immanence

    Peabody Essex Museum

    Yoan Capote's Immanence
    Yoan Capote's Immanence is a monumental steel sculpture that depicts Fidel Castro. One of Capote's most important works to date, Immanence negotiates the conventions of monumental sculpture and representations of power in ways that are particularly relevant to contemporary political discourse in the United States. Immanence is on view until October 22. Photo credit: Immanence, 2015. Copyright Yoan Capote. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. Museum Purch

  • All the Flowers Are for Me

    Today

    10:00 AM EST

    Peabody Essex Museum

    All the Flowers Are for Me

    Peabody Essex Museum

    All the Flowers Are for Me
    Persian and Turkish architecture, textiles, and miniature paintings inspire the precise, stylized floral forms that compose Anila Quayyum Agha's sculptural chamber of light and shadow. This luminous installation provides an opportunity to contemplate the differences and commonalities that shape our lives and relationships.

  • Importing Splendor: Luxuries from China

    Today

    10:00 AM EST

    Peabody Essex Museum

    Importing Splendor: Luxuries from China

    Peabody Essex Museum

    Importing Splendor: Luxuries from China
    Explore PEM's superlative Chinese export art collection through nearly thirty 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 materials and form that made them the most coveted luxurious items of their day.

  • Double Happiness: Celebration in Chinese Art

    Today

    10:00 AM EST

    Peabody Essex Museum

    Double Happiness: Celebration in Chinese Art

    Peabody Essex Museum

    Double Happiness: Celebration in Chinese Art
    Come and experience the liveliness of a drinking party, the opulence of a royal wedding, and the poetic evocation of spring on a delicate dish. With more than thirty highlights from the museum's wide-ranging Chinese collections spanning 3,000 years, this exhibition celebrates China's artistic achievements crystallized in seasonal festivals, religious ceremonies, and celebrations.

  • It's Alive! Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Art

    Today

    10:00 AM EST

    Peabody Essex Museum

    It's Alive! Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Art

    Peabody Essex Museum

    It's Alive! Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Art
    Kirk Hammett, best known as the guitarist of the rock band Metallica, is also an avid collector of classic horror and sci-fi movie posters. This exhibition explores the interplay of creativity, emotion, and popular culture through 135 works from Hammett's extensive collection.

  • MegaCity: India's Culture of the Streets

    Today

    10:00 AM EST

    Peabody Essex Museum

    MegaCity: India's Culture of the Streets

    Peabody Essex Museum

    MegaCity: India's Culture of the Streets
    In the early 20th century, Indian artists viewed the village as the true local for India's identity, distinct from that of the British colonial cities of Calcutta, Bombay, and New Delhi. By mid-century, India has gained independence and its cities were replenished will all kinds of people fulfilling their dreams. This installation brings together images of confrontation, hope, fracture, and change, which traverse shifting grounds rich with contradictions.

  • Raven's Many Gifts: Native Art of the Pacific Northwest Coast

    Today

    10:00 AM EST

    Peabody Essex Museum

    Raven's Many Gifts: Native Art of the Pacific Northwest Coast

    Peabody Essex Museum

    Raven's Many Gifts: Native Art of the Pacific Northwest Coast
    Explore the living relationships among humans, animals, ancestors, and supernatural beings through works of Native art from the Pacific Northwest Coast created during the past 200 years.

  • XYZT: A Journey in Four Dimensions

    Today

    10:00 AM EST

    Peabody Essex Museum

    XYZT: A Journey in Four Dimensions

    Peabody Essex Museum

    XYZT: A Journey in Four Dimensions
    XYZT is an immersive art exhibit comprised of ten interactive virtual environments generated using math and physics models. In a darkened gallery, guests use their own movement and gestures to interact with light in a series of digital landscapes inspired by nature. Specific sensations, such as walking in the grass or putting hands into the sand, are transposed into abstract, sensory encounters with lines, dots, and letters.

Show more

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