A Laser Show To Celebrate Local Immigrants’ Stories And Confront Stigma

By Greg Cook/ @aestheticresearPhotos by Creative Collective Originally published on Essex County Creates The laser and sound installation “Im|Migration” by Stephanie Benenson

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North Shore Women to Watch

An evening of Women’s Networking presented by Peabody Essex Museum at Hotel Salem in Salem Mass. Story by Alyse Diamantides. Photos by Creative Collective

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Artopia 2019 – After Hours Celebration

Artopia returns! Join us to celebrate art and dance to the funky sounds of Boston’s Glitter Boys. Dress to impress for our photo booth, experience unexpected dance and music moments in our galleries and help enviro-artist Maia Mattson work on a public art project for 11th annual Salem Arts Festival (June 7-9).

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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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Sally Mann (American, born 1951), Deep South, Untitled (Scarred Tree), 1998, gelatin silver print, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Alfred H. Moses and Fern M. Schad Fund

Sally Mann’s Haunting View of the American South at PEM

 The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) presents the first international traveling exhibition of work by Sally Mann (b. 1951), one of the country’s most influential and distinguished photographers.

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