Peabody Essex Museum: February School Vacation Week

PEM in Salem Massachusetts has a wonderful lineup of family fun for February Vacation!

Peabody Essex Museum has a fun lineup of activities, performances and demonstrations for February vacation! Come visit the museum and enjoy regular exhibits and catch a live animal presentation, enjoy a family film, or take part in a fun art activity. There's something new every day so don't miss out!

Monday, February 15, 2016

  • DROP-IN-ART ACTIVITY
    Mini-Scenes with a Big Appetite
    10:30 am-12:30 pm and 1-3 pm | Create Space - For families
    Meet Sizing It Up artist and photographer Christopher Boffoli and create your own mini-scene inspired by his Big Appetites series using tiny figures in a food landscape.

  • COLLABORATIVE ART MAKING
    Galactic Muraling
    10:30 am-4 pm | Atrium
    Join Sizing It Up artist and painter Jill Pabich to create an installation of the cosmos.  Make your own galactic-inspired art using photos by astrophotographer Robert Gendler.

  • STORY TIME
    Tiny Creatures: The World of Microbes
    10:30-11 am  |  Bartlett Gallery
    All around us are millions of microscopic creatures, but what are they, and what would they look like if we could see them?

  • DROP-IN ART MAKING
    Twisted Critters
    1-4 pm | Art Nook, Art & Nature Center
    Design a small-scale animal menagerie using pipe cleaners and your imagination.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

  • DROP-IN-ART ACTIVITY
    Mini-Scenes with a Big Appetite
    10:30 am-12:30 pm and 1-3 pm | Create Space - For families
    Meet Sizing It Up artist and photographer Christopher Boffoli and create your own mini-scene inspired by his Big Appetites series using tiny figures in a food landscape.

  • COLLABORATIVE ART MAKING
    Galactic Muraling
    10:30 am-4 pm | Atrium
    Join Sizing It Up artist and painter Jill Pabich to create an installation of the cosmos.  Make your own galactic-inspired art using photos by astrophotographer Robert Gendler.

  • PERFORMANCE
    The Amazing Nano Brothers Juggling Show
    11-11:40 am and 1:30-2:10 pm  |  Morse Auditorium
    Recommended for ages 4 to adult. Tickets available day of program
    Join Dan Foley and Joel Harris, an accomplished comedian juggling performing duo, as they navigate their way through atoms and molecules in the tiny world of nanoscale science.

  • DROP-IN ART MAKING
    Twisted Critters
    1-4 pm | Art Nook, Art & Nature Center
    Design a small-scale animal menagerie using pipe cleaners and your imagination.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

  • DROP-IN-ART ACTIVITY
    Mini-Scenes with a Big Appetite
    10:30 am-12:30 pm and 1-3 pm | Create Space - For families
    Meet Sizing It Up artist and photographer Christopher Boffoli and create your own mini-scene inspired by his Big Appetites series using tiny figures in a food landscape.

  • COLLABORATIVE ART MAKING
    Galactic Muraling
    10:30 am-4 pm | Atrium
    Join Sizing It Up artist and painter Jill Pabich to create an installation of the cosmos.  Make your own galactic-inspired art using photos by astrophotographer Robert Gendler.

  • PRESENTATION
    A World of Scale with Christopher Boffoli
    12:30-1 pm  |  Morse Auditorium
    Recommended for ages 8 to adult.
    Meet an artist who plays with his food! Photographer and author Christopher Boffoli talks about the inspiration for his Big Appetites photo series and the scale that's all around us.

  • DROP-IN ART MAKING
    Shrinking Nature Art
    1-4 pm | Art Nook, Art & Nature Center
    Create a Shrinky Dink design inspired by nature and watch it shrink in size before your eyes!

Thursday, February 18, 2016

  • DEMONSTRATION
    Terrarium Plantscapes
    10:30 am-noon and 12:30-2 pm | Atrium
    Connect to your roots as you explore plant terrariums by Candace Atchue and Virginia Orlando of Seed to Stem. See a variety of terrariums, and watch new ones come to life as you learn everything you need to know about making your own.

  • WORKSHOP
    Snow Globe Worlds
    10:30 am-noon  | Create Space
    Tickets available day of program
    Learn how to make a snow globe and create your own miniaturized spherical world to take home.

  • DROP-IN ART MAKING
    Mini Canvas Art
    1-4 pm | Create Space - For families
    Create a miniature masterpiece as you paint a scene of your choice on a tiny canvas.

Friday, February 19, 2016

  • DEMONSTRATION
    Terrarium Plantscapes
    10:30 am-noon and 12:30-2 pm | Atrium
    Connect to your roots as you explore plant terrariums by Candace Atchue and Virginia Orlando of Seed to Stem. See a variety of terrariums, and watch new ones come to life as you learn everything you need to know about making your own.

  • STORY TIME
    Tiny Creatures: The World of Microbes
    10:30-11 am  |  Bartlett Gallery
    All around us are millions of microscopic creatures, but what are they, and what would they look like if we could see them?

  • WORKSHOP
    Snow Globe Worlds
    10:30 am-noon  | Create Space
    Tickets available day of program
    Learn how to make a snow globe and create your own miniaturized spherical world to take home.

  • DROP-IN ART MAKING
    Twisted Critters
    11 am-2 pm | Art Nook, Art & Nature Center
    Design a small-scale animal menagerie using pipe cleaners and your imagination.

  • DROP-IN ART MAKING
    Shrinking Nature Art
    1-4 pm | Art Nook, Art & Nature Center
    Create a Shrinky Dink design inspired by nature and watch it shrink in size before your eyes!

When: 
Monday, February 15 to Friday, February 19, 2015 from 10am - 5pm
Prices: 
Included with Museum Admission
Phone: 
978-745-9500