For Kids & Families

April School Vacation Week

Hanami: Arts of Japan

Included with museum admission

Thursday, April 21, 2011 from 11am - 4pm

Some programs require reservations

Location: Peabody Essex Museum

April School Vacation Week

Celebrate hanami, the Japanese custom of enjoying flowers and explore Japanese art and culture. Taiko drumming and lion dances.

Collaborative Art

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.




Part of April School Vacation Week

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