For Kids & Families
Hanami: Arts of Japan
Included with museum admission
Thursday, April 21, 2011 from 11am - 4pm
Some programs require reservations
Location: Peabody Essex Museum
Celebrate hanami, the Japanese custom of enjoying flowers and explore Japanese art and culture. Taiko drumming and lion dances.
River of Words, with Christine Destrempes | 10 am–1 pm | Atrium
On the eve of Earth Day, join artist Christine Destrempes, founder of Art for Water awareness programs, to create a River of Words installation out of torn paper for this summer's Water as Art exhibition.
Drop-in Art Activity
Cherry Blossoms | 11 am–4 pm | Atrium
Transform the Atrium into a beautiful space with flowers.
Family Gallery Tour
Rare Objects | 1–1:30 pm | Meet at information desk
Explore special objects on view in the Japanese Art Gallery. For families with children ages 5 and up.