While Impressionism may bring to mind light-filled skies, pleasure boating, and park picnics, Hassam is having none of it. The subject of this exhibit is simply Appledore Island, its rocks meeting the sea, its topography, and flora, the ever-present horizon. Hassam doesn't bother to depict people, houses, anything manmade. Instead, the pictures consist of changing skies, rocky shores, laurel bushes, salt water pools, and flowers.Read More
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Entire museum is open
Cash bar | Small plates menu available from the Hawthorne HotelRead More
The Peabody Essex Museum has brought in no shortage of exceptional exhibits over the past few months. From the extraordinary kinetic sculptures in Strandbeest: The Dream Machines of Theo Jansen, to the nostalgia-inducing American Epics: Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood, to the evocative Native American fashion exhibit Native Fashion Now, the PEM continues to impress.
This month, the Peabody Essex Museum is introducing Rodin: Transforming Sculpture showcasing one of the world’s most iconic and avant-garde sculptors, French artist Auguste Rodin. In addition to the display of Rodin’s pieces themselves, the exhibition will also feature ongoing performances from the Peabody, MA-based Bosoma Dance Company.Read More
Immerse yourself in the world of extravagance and trade as we explore Asia in Amsterdam: The Culture of Luxury in the Golden Age. Dance to the latest house mixes by Boston's DJ Melee, create your own Delftware-inspired tile coasters, play games that explore trade, luxury and global domination with Beverly's The Castle: A Board Game Cafe, and trade some business cards and networking tips with Boston's Society of Grownups. Finish the night off with an incredible Balinese Gamelan performance byGamelan Galak Tika, while sampling fair-trade Dutch chocolates fromTony's Chocolonely and tea-infused cocktails with Jolie Tea Company.Read More