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Digital Detox: Talk Face to Face at the PEM

Digital Detox: Talk Face to Face at the PEM

junkyardarts November 17, 2014 Comments Off on Digital Detox: Talk Face to Face at the PEM

I’m bad at this too, so this may seem a little hypocritical, but how about we take a night away from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and just enjoy some good ol’ direct human interaction? If

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To Do: Throwback Game Night at the Peabody Essex

To Do: Throwback Game Night at the Peabody Essex

junkyardarts August 14, 2014 Comments Off on To Do: Throwback Game Night at the Peabody Essex

Looking to get weird on a giant Twister mat in a public space with a bunch of strangers who are also artistically inclined? Well the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) has the night for you!

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What Happens When A Museum Lets Local Artists Take Over?

What Happens When A Museum Lets Local Artists Take Over?

junkyardarts March 17, 2014 Comments Off on What Happens When A Museum Lets Local Artists Take Over?

It started with giant muppets having a dance party through the building.  Then came the steampunk invasion and groundbreaking Japanese avant garde frocks.  Now the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) is taking the next logical

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Future Beauty: Avant-Garde Japanese Fashion at the PEM

Future Beauty: Avant-Garde Japanese Fashion at the PEM

junkyardarts January 6, 2014 Comments Off on Future Beauty: Avant-Garde Japanese Fashion at the PEM

Fashion as art has had quite a boon in the past few years with major exhibitions drawing  crowds across the country.  I’ve written about this before, and since that post appeared  years ago, I’ve

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Last Minute Plans: Midsummer Night Party, Russian Dancers @ PEM

Last Minute Plans: Midsummer Night Party, Russian Dancers @ PEM

junkyardarts July 15, 2013 Comments Off on Last Minute Plans: Midsummer Night Party, Russian Dancers @ PEM

Celebrate the fabled Midsummer Night at the Peabody Essex Museum’s Midnight Sun party this Thursday, 18th, 6:30-9pm. While the Midsummer Night has meant a lot of things to a lot of cultures, the PEM’s

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Museum Month: Peabody Essex Museum HATS Exhibition

Museum Month: Peabody Essex Museum HATS Exhibition

junkyardarts November 21, 2012 Comments Off on Museum Month: Peabody Essex Museum HATS Exhibition

Last week I had the great pleasure of attending the Peabody Essex Museum’s Hats event, featuring the work of milliner Stephen Jones and friends. The event, filled with a runway show, Q&A, hats to

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Ansel Adams at the PEM This Summer

Ansel Adams at the PEM This Summer

junkyardarts March 29, 2012 Comments Off on Ansel Adams at the PEM This Summer

Excellent news!  One of my favorite artists is at one of my favorite museums this summer! The Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA is consistent in their excellence and this summer is no different.

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Painting the American Vision: Landscapes to Pledge Allegiance To

junkyardarts July 27, 2011 Comments Off on Painting the American Vision: Landscapes to Pledge Allegiance To

The Peabody Essex Museum in Salem MA is so constantly churning out exciting and curiously curated exhibitions that one might not expect to be so completely enamored with a show about landscapes. Particularly when

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