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School Vacation Week (continues)

Sounding Off: Explore art and movement through the work of Nick Cave

Included with museum admission

Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 10am

Location: Peabody Essex Museum

School Vacation Week (continues)

DROP-IN ACTIVITIES
Channeling Nick Cave
10 am-2:30 pm | Atrium

Sketch a Soundsuit and then use a variety of fun materials to contribute to a life-sized one using Nick Cave for inspiration.

 

Kaleidoscope Wallpaper
10 am-2:30 pm | Atrium

Check out the colorful patterned wallpaper created by Nick Cave. Then use paper cutouts to make your own kaleidoscopic wallpaper to take home.

 

MaKey MaKey
10 am-2:30 pm | Atrium

Try out this cool invention that turns everyday objects like bananas and Play-doh into musical instruments.

 

FAMILY GALLERY TOUR
Gallery Gallop
11:30 am-noon | meet at information desk
For families with children ages 5 and up
Tickets available at information desk on day of tour

Learn how to dance to the artwork on this one-of-a-kind family tour.

 

PERFORMANCE AND WORKSHOP
Activating Objects with Dance
1-3 pm | Atrium

Monkey House shows us how to activate everyday objects with dance.

 

DROP-IN ACTIVITY
Essex Street Clowning Parade
3 pm |  meet outside PEM's front entrance

Everyone is welcome to take part in our big parade. Wear the costume you created earlier in the week or bring something from home.

 

PEM/PM EVENING PARTY
Free Form
6:30-9:30 pm | FREE. Donations accepted for The One Fund Boston in honor of Marathon victims

Artist Nick Cave joins us in a celebration of category-bending artwork, dance and performance art. Indulge in culinary samples, libations and art-making activities. Cash bar. Refreshments available for purchase in the Atrium Café.

 

 

School Vacation Week is a 3 day event happening Tuesday, April 16, Wednesday, April 17, and Thursday, April 18, 2013.

 

Made possible by the Lowell Institute

 

 

 

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