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PEM denounces violence against AAPI community

Released March 18, 2021

The Peabody Essex Museum board, leadership, and staff wish to express our collective horror at, and condemnation of, the recent violence against the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. Our mission and values compel us to speak out and to re-double our efforts to foster cultural understanding and connection.

As a museum whose artistic exchange with Asia extends back over 220 years, PEM will use our collections, programming, and spaces as a force of good and a reminder of our universal humanity. Join us as we band together to #StopAsianHate and promote compassion and inclusion.