Special Events, Weekend Festivals
Saturday, November 2, 2013 from 10am - 1pm
Location: Peabody Essex Museum
Discover the magic of your own backyard as we continue to celebrate the redesigned and expanded Art & Nature Center. Explore our new art studios, meet artists, enjoy a puppetry spectacle and check out Beyond Human: Artist-Animal Collaborations.
Stacking Stones | 10 am-1 pm | Atrium
Work with environmental artist Kyle Browne to make a one-of-a-kind balanced sculpture of stones and other natural materials collected around the North Shore.
Fur, Feathers and More | 10:15 am-1 pm | Atrium
Unleash your inner animal with a visit to our make-up artist station.
10:20-11:10 am and 12:30-1 pm | Art & Nature Center
Look for wandering puppets and marionettes throughout the Art & Nature Center.
Tagua Nut Scrimshaw | 10:30 am-1 pm | Art Nook
Wild new materials meet a local art-making tradition. Try the technique, then check out examples of traditional scrimshaw.
Natural Materials Print Making | 10:30 am-1 pm | Create Space 1
Get inspired by our new space! Use simple screenprinting techniques to create a print to add to our collaborative collage. Then make another print to take home.
ARTIST DEMONSTRATION AND ART MAKING
Amazing Owls | 10:30 am-1 pm | Create Space 2
Meet live owls and watch as artist Sarah Seabury Ward creates clay sculpture inspired by these remarkable birds. Then create a clay owl of your own.
River Tales | 11:30 am-12:15 pm | Atrium
River nymphs, sea serpents and water stories from around the globe flow freely in this puppetry spectacle from Purple Rock Productions.
Made possible by The Lowell Institute