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Peabody Essex Museum

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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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October 2016

Lunar Attraction

October 15, 2016 @ 12:00 am - August 9, 2017 @ 12:00 am
Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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As Earth’s closest celestial body and only natural satellite, the moon has engaged our curiosity and imagination over millennia and across cultures. Contemporary artists use the moon as both a source of inspiration and investigation. Lunar Attraction features artworks and interactives that explore our longstanding fascination and connection with the moon, ranging from the psychological effects of a full moon to the gravitational pull that controls Earth’s tides to the 21st-century international race to build a base on the moon.…

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November 2016

Shoes – Pleasure and Pain – Peabody Essex Museum

November 19, 2016 @ 8:00 am - March 12, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Shoes: Pleasure and Pain On view November 19, 2016 to March 12, 2017Located in the: Special Exhibition Galleries Explore the creativity of footwear from around the globe through more than 300 pairs of shoes, ranging from elaborate vintage designs to those by contemporary makers. This exhibition considers the cultural significance and transformative capacity of shoes and examines the latest developments in footwear technology creating the possibility of ever higher heels and dramatic shapes. Examples from famous shoe collectors are shown…

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February 2017

WOW® World of WearableArt™ Peabody Essex Museum

February 18 @ 8:00 am - June 11 @ 5:00 pm
Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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WOW® World of WearableArt™ On view February 18, 2017 to June 11, 2017 Located in the: Special Exhibition Galleries For the last 25 years, New Zealand has hosted an annual design competition that challenges sculptors, costume designers, textile artists and makers of all stripes to explore the boundary between fashion and art, and to "get art off the walls and onto the body." The WOW® World of WearableArtTM competition is the country's largest art event and each year it culminates in…

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March 2017

The Doc-a-chusetts Pitch at Salem Film Fest 2017

March 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Massachusetts has a long and storied tradition of documentary filmmaking. Are you curious about what documentaries are currently in production in the Bay State? Join us for a spirited discussion with local filmmakers as they pitch their upcoming documentary films to a panel of industry and media members in a competition before a live audience, in which you have a vote! FREE ADMISSION Scheduled to participate: ALL STARS: THE CHANGING FACE OF DRAG Directed by Stephanie Stender An unblinking behind-the-scenes…

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