For Kids & Families

School Vacation Week (cont.)

Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 10:30am

Location: Peabody Essex Museum

The Jazz Fly
10:30-11 am | Bartlett Gallery

This insect percussionist is having a bad case of musical block, but he gets inspiration from the other animals he hears on the way to the jazz club.


10:30 am-2 pm | Create Space

Variations on this buzzing instrument come from all over the world.  Create your own version to take home.


Meet the Vet
10:30 am-11 am | Atrium
For families with children ages 5 and up

Who watches over the 70 zebra finches in from here to ear?  Meet veterinarian Dr. Elizabeth Bradt to find out how she became a vet and how she helps to care for all those birds!


On a Wing and a Song
11-11:45 am and 1-1:45 pm | Atrium

What do the changes of the seasons look like from the point of view of a bird?  Find out in this interactive performance with musician and master storyteller Jackson Gillman.


Made possible by the Lowell Institute


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