Exhibition

Double Happiness: Celebration in Chinese Art

Ongoing

Come and experience the liveliness of a drinking party, the opulence of a royal wedding and poetic evocation of spring on a delicate dish. With more than 30 highlights from the museum's wide-ranging Chinese collection spanning 3,000 years, this exhibition celebrates China's artistic achievements crystallized in seasonal festivals, religious ceremonies and celebrations. Discover plants and animals, myths and symbols and decipher the Chinese character for "Double Happiness." Located in the YYT Interpretive Gallery.

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Double Happiness - Celebration in Chinese Art exhibition
Double Happiness - Celebration in Chinese Art. © 2014 Peabody Essex Museum. Photography by Allison White
Double Happiness - Celebration in Chinese Art
Double Happiness - Celebration in Chinese Art. © 2015 Peabody Essex Museum. Photography by Kathy Tarantola
Double Happiness - Celebration in Chinese Art gallery
Double Happiness - Celebration in Chinese Art. © 2015 Peabody Essex Museum. Photography by Kathy Tarantola
Double Happiness - Celebration in Chinese Art artwork
Double Happiness - Celebration in Chinese Art. © 2015 Peabody Essex Museum. Photography by Kathy Tarantola
Double Happiness - Celebration in Chinese Art exhibition space
Double Happiness - Celebration in Chinese Art. © 2015 Peabody Essex Museum. Photography by Kathy Tarantola
Plan your visit


PEM is open Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays 10 am–5 pm.

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Visitors may purchase advanced general admission tickets at pem.org/tickets or by calling 978-542-1511.

Admission: Adults $20; seniors $18; students $12; youth, members, and Salem residents free.

Location: East India Square, 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970.