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February School Vacation Week

Native American Artists: New England!

Included with museum admission

Monday, February 20, 2012 to Friday, February 24, 2012 from 10am - 5pm

Location: Peabody Essex Museum

February School Vacation Week

Join us during school vacation week as we celebrate Native American artists from New England. Watch artists at work, take a family tour of Shapeshifting: Transformations in Native American Art and make art of your own!

Daily Activities

DROP-IN ART
11 am–3 pm | Atrium | For families

 

FAMILY GALLERY EXPLORATION
Shapeshifting: Transformations in Native American Art

11:30 am–noon | Atrium | For families with children ages 5 and up
Tickets available at admissions desk on day of program

A hands-on exploration designed just for families.

 

Monday, February 20

ARTIST DEMONSTRATION
Woven Quillwork
11 am–3:30 pm |Atrium

Aquinna Wampanoag artist Elizabeth James-Perry demonstrates the intricate art of woven quillwork. See how she transforms porcupine quills into works of art.

 

PERFORMANCES
Drumming
Noon–12:30 pm and 2–2:30 pm |Atrium

Jonathan Perry (Aquinnah Wampanoag) performs at PEM followed by a Q&A.

 

Tuesday, February 21

ARTIST DEMONSTRATION
Woven Quillwork
11 am–3:30 pm |Atrium

See Monday listing

 

Wednesday, February 22

PEM PALS
10:30 am | For children ages 5 and under with adult
Meet at the information desk

A fun, interactive program designed for preschoolers and their caregivers. Made possible by Target and American Dental Partners.

 

Thursday, February 23

DROP-IN ART
11 am–3 pm | Atrium | For families

 

FAMILY GALLERY EXPLORATION
Shapeshifting: Transformations in Native American Art
11:30 am–noon | Atrium | For families with children ages 5 and up
Tickets available at admissions desk on day of program

A hands-on exploration designed just for families.

 

Friday, February 24

PERFORMANCES
Exploring Wampanoag Culture
11 am and 2 pm |Atrium

Annawon Weeden (Mashpee Wampanoag) shares stories, dance and music from his tribal culture.

 

Made possible by the Lowell Institute

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