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Motion, Mirrors and More: Perspective Tricks in Art

February School Vacation Week

Friday, February 25, 2011 from 10am - 4pm

Location: Peabody Essex Museum

Workshop

Kaleidoscopes | 10–11 am and 11:30 am–12:30 pm | Art Studios
Recommended for children ages 5 and up with adult
Reservations by February 23

Play with symmetry and color as you assemble your own kaleidoscope.

Drop-In Art Activity

Spot the Spots | 11 am–3 pm | Atrium

How good are you at spotting the hidden animals? Create camouflaged creatures and test your friends!

Live Animal Presentations

Camouflaged Creatures of the Seas | Noon–1 and 2–3 pm, drop in
1–2 pm presentation | Atrium

Meet some of nature's masters of disguise and deception with educators from the New England Aquarium.

Family Gallery Tour

Motion, Mirrors and More: Perspective Tricks in Art
1–1:30 pm | Meet at information desk
Recommended for children ages 5 and up with adult
Tickets available at admissions desk on day of tour

Artists use many tools to make their viewers feel "part of the action." Discover how, on this trip through the Maritime Art galleries.

Drop-in Art Activity

Nature's Pattern Play | 2–4 pm | Art Studios

Makeyour own kaleidoscopic photo art with photographer Henry Olds. Learn about reflection and symmetry while working with nature's rich array of patterns.

Part of February School Vacation Week

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