Drinking Tea from Yinzhen’s Twelve LadiesCourt painters, Beijing, possibly including Zhang Zhen (active late17th–early 18th century) or his son Zhang Weibang (about 1725–about 1775)Kangxi period, 1709–23Hanging scroll, ink and color on silk72 7⁄16 × 38 9⁄16 in. (184 × 98 cm)Palace Museum, Gu6458-7/12

Empresses of China’s Forbidden City makes U.S. debut at Peabody Essex Museum

The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) debuts Empresses of China’s Forbidden City, the first major international exhibition to explore the role of empresses in China’s last dynasty––the Qing dynasty, from 1644 to 1912. Nearly 200 spectacular works, including imperial portraits, jewelry, garments, Buddhist sculptures, and decorative art objects from the Palace Museum, Beijing (known as the Forbidden City), tell the little-known stories of how these empresses engaged with and influenced court politics, art and religion.

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Gwen Smith, from the series The Enigma of Yoda, 2002–18, sixteen inkjet printed photographs. Courtesy of the artist.

Fresh sights & new ideas | PEM announces 2018 exhibition schedule

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Rachel Tonthat of Salem before the Phillips Library, “where all the history is stored”, in Marianne Mueller’s 2011 Freeport exhibition at the PEM: Any House is a Home

An Open Letter to the Leadership of the Peabody Essex Museum by Donna Seger

[cs_content][cs_element_section _id=”1″][cs_element_row _id=”2″][cs_element_column _id=”3″][cs_text] By daseger Regarding the recent admission that the Museum plans to consign nearly all of the collections

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Georgia O'Keeffe: Art, Image, Style is the first exhibition to explore the art, image and personal style of one of America’s most iconic artists. Peabody Essex Museum Photo by John Andrews for Creative Salem/ Creative Collective

Salem Photos: Georgia Okeeffe at Peabody Essex Museum

[cs_content][cs_element_section _id=”1″][cs_element_row _id=”2″][cs_element_column _id=”3″][cs_text] Georgia O’Keeffe: Art, Image, Style is the first exhibition to explore the art, image and personal style

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Beautifully Horrific new exhibit at Peabody Essex Museum

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Kirk Hammett Peabody Essex Museum Creative Salem

Salem Photos – It’s Alive! Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Art from the Kirk Hammett Collection preview

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Yin Yu Tang, a late Qing dynasty merchants' house, was originally located in southeastern China. Re-erected at the Peabody Essex Museum, Yin Yu Tang is now open to visitors. Explore the house to discover this rare example of the region's renowned architecture and to learn about the daily life of the Huang family, who lived in Yin Yu Tang for over 200 years.

Instameet Yin Yu Tang Peabody Essex Museum

To see more from the Instameet from some of the other Instagrammers check out #historichousecrush  Enter the Huang family ancestral

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“Surprise, Surprise”: Philip Glass’ Premier at the Peabody Essex Museum

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