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Peabody Essex Museum

161 Essex St
Salem, MA 01970 United States
https://www.pem.org

The mission of the Peabody Essex Museum is to celebrate outstanding artistic and cultural creativity by collecting, stewarding, and interpreting objects of art and culture in ways that increase knowledge, enrich the spirit, engage the mind, and stimulate the senses. Through its exhibitions, programs, publications, media, and related activities, PEM strives to create experiences that transform people’s lives by broadening their perspectives, attitudes, and knowledge of themselves and the wider world.

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September 2017

Story Trails: Namaste to the Moon! – at PEM

September 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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For the holiday (labor day) weekend, and to honor the end of the brilliant Lunar Attraction exhibit at the Peabody Essex Museum...join us for a special Moon-themed Yoga session and children's book reading! Jenn is a long-time yoga teacher who has used the moon as main influence for her teaching for over a decade. Also a kids yoga teacher and mama of 2, she will be teaching a 45 minute family yoga class at the museum! This is geared to…

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Salem Horror Fest – Opening Night Party

September 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Salem Horror Fest partners with the Peabody Essex Museum to bring you the ultimate kickoff to the Halloween season! Featuring PEM special exhibition, It's Alive!: Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Art from the Kirk Hammett Collection, come haunt our inaugural Horror Fest with this night of live music, and interactive programming as part of the PEM/PM evening party series. After-hours screening of Night of the Living Dead honoring Duane Jones with the inaugural Salem Horror Award begins at 9pm. NIGHT OF…

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Salem Horror Fest – Opening Night Party

September 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Salem Horror Fest partners with the Peabody Essex Museum to bring you the ultimate kickoff to the Halloween season! Featuring PEM special exhibition, It's Alive!: Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Art from the Kirk Hammett Collection, come haunt our inaugural Horror Fest with this night of live music, and interactive programming as part of the PEM/PM evening party series. After-hours screening of Night of the Living Dead honoring Duane Jones with the inaugural Salem Horror Award begins at 9pm. NIGHT OF…

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Night of the Living Dead

September 22 @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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America: The year is 1968. The Cold War is approaching détente, the Civil Rights Movement is winding down, Vietnam continues to escalate… And then come the zombies, creeping in through the cracks in American life. Taking shelter in an abandoned farm house, seven strangers must navigate their differences before the walls give way to a ravenous zombie horde. This screening will honor Duane Jones as the Salem Horror Award for his cultural contribution to the cinema as one of the…

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Matinee

September 24 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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The escalation of the Cuban Missile Crisis collides with the premiere of a new atomic-age monster picture, MANT. This comedic homage to legendary producer William Castle celebrates the joy of horror cinema and theatrical gimmicks in one of Joe Dante's (Gremlins, The Burbs) most underrated films. Panel discussion to follow.

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Matinee

September 24 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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The escalation of the Cuban Missile Crisis collides with the premiere of a new atomic-age monster picture, MANT. This comedic homage to legendary producer William Castle celebrates the joy of horror cinema and theatrical gimmicks in one of Joe Dante's (Gremlins, The Burbs) most underrated films. Panel discussion to follow.

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Gods and Monsters

September 30 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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The last days and career of renown gay horror director James Whale (Frankenstein, Bride of Frankenstein, The Invisible Man) are explored in this biographical drama set in the time following the Korean War. Panel discussion to follow.

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October 2017

The Haunting

October 1 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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A scientist, skeptic, psychic and lesbian begin to question reality as they explore a large, eerie mansion with a lurid history of death and insanity in this 1963 horror classic. This screening is in partnership with The Shirley Jackson Awards and Women in Film and Video: New England. Music performance by New York's Victorian goth-punk band The Long Losts. Panel discussion to follow.

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The Haunting

October 1 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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A scientist, skeptic, psychic and lesbian begin to question reality as they explore a large, eerie mansion with a lurid history of death and insanity in this 1963 horror classic. This screening is in partnership with The Shirley Jackson Awards and Women in Film and Video: New England. Music performance by New York's Victorian goth-punk band The Long Losts. Panel discussion to follow.

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