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Master furniture maker Phillip Lowe demonstrates some of the same techniques that Samuel McIntire used during his career in the late 18th century as Salem’s preeminent wood carver and architect.
In 2009, PEM presented Mahjong, a major exhibition of contemporary Chinese art from the collection of Swiss businessman Uli Sigg. In this video, watch how curators and other PEM staff helped unpack and install 2000 A.D., artist Yu Minjun’s nearly life-size statues of a grinning (or is he grimacing?) man.
Conservator Theresa Carmichael is restoring an 18th-century Dutch painting from PEM’s collection in the Golden Age of Dutch Seascapes Galleries on Wednesdays and Fridays through September 7.
Joni Sternbach makes her photographs of surfing culture in tintype, a labor-intensive technique that requires the application of chemicals to a metal plate. SurfLand, her first solo exhibition at a major art museum, reveals her fascinating body of work that’s at once historical yet completely contemporary.
In 2004, PEM partnered with Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Project and hosted Sights and Sounds of the Silk Road, a series of performances and educational and cultural activities that connected the museum’s collections with other forms of creative response. This video was produced as a result of this initiative.
In this video, ReVisions artist Gulammohammed Sheikh talks about his painting In and Out of Story, the inspiration behind it and his use of symbolism. See three other artist interviews in the exhibition gallery.