For Kids & Families, Weekend Festivals
Included with museum admission
Saturday, March 16, 2013 from 10am - 4pm
Location: Peabody Essex Museum
Felts & Fibers: A Wool Festival is a 2 day event happening Saturday, March 16, and Sunday, March 17, 2013.
Drop-in Art Activity
10 am-4 pm | Atrium
Learn how to make a design with yarn and stitch it onto our collaborative masterpiece.
RABBIT FUR SPINNING
11-2 pm | Atrium
Louise Walsh from Evergreen Farm makes yarn straight from a fluffy rabbit sitting on her lap.
11 am-3 pm | Bartlett Gallery
Learn a quick and easy way to make beautiful felted artwork from wool.
SHEEP ON A SHIP
11 am | East India Marine Hall
Join PEM Pals storyteller Heather to find out what happens when sheep try to take a trip on a ship.
WALLACE AND GROMIT IN A CLOSE SHAVE
11:30 am-12:15 pm | Morse Auditorium
Tickets available on day of program. For families with children ages 5 and up
1-3 pm | Armory Park, across from PEM main entrance
Please check pem.org/calendar 24 hours in advance for cancellations due to weather.
Kevin Ford demonstrates the historical technique of blade shearing.
SPINNING FLAX INTO ROPE
2-3:30 pm | East India Marine Hall
Join our museum educators to learn how flax fibers were spun into rope for sailors.
Made possible by the Lowell Institute.