Workshops, Performances, For Kids & Families, Weekend Festivals, Drop-in Art Activity
Moving to the Music Mini-Fest
Included with museum admission
Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 1pm - 5pm
Location: Peabody Essex Museum
Discover how movement and music can create and tell stories.
Phases and Phrases
1-2 pm | East India Marine Hall
Engage with performers from New Repertory Theatre's Classic Repertory Company in this all-ages interactive session! Get active and explore sequences of movements to create and tell a story inspired by the moon.
DROP-IN ART MAKING
DIY Star Projectors
1-3 pm | Studio 1, Create Space
Create your own star projector to transform any wall into the night sky.
3-4 pm | East India Marine Hall
Get to know the string instrument family in this workshop and informal concert. Using gesture, body language and musical inflection, performers from the New England Philharmonic Chamber Players communicate mood and narrative without using any words! Followed by a string instrument "petting zoo" for your budding virtuosos.
Dotty Brown Art & Nature Center | Ground level
Explore artworks and interactives that explore our longstanding fascination and connection with the moon.
TWO SPECIAL PERFORMANCES
Phases: A Lunar Fantasy
$10 members, $15 students, $20 nonmembers. Free for children 16 and under
Family friendly concert | 6:30 pm | Atrium
Purchase Tickets – 6:30pm
Wear your pajamas and get comfortable. Performance includes milk and cookies
18 and older concert | 8:30 pm
Purchase Tickets – 8:30 pm
The Asia/America New Music Institute and PEM Composer-in-Residence Matthew Aucoin invite you on an interstellar adventure about growing up, facing fear and making art. Using 360-degree lighting and projections to lift the Atrium into outer space, this music experience will delight the whole family. Approximate run time: 75 minutes, no intermission. Learn more at pem.org/aucoin and aanmi.org.
Featuring new music by Chad Cannon, Sun-Young Park, Sayo Kosugi, Paul Frucht, and Matthew Aucoin. Lighting and projection design by Mary Ellen Stebbins, Kevan Loney, and Bryce Cutler. Conceived and directed by Victoria Crutchfield.