“The Salem Witch Trials: Reckoning and Reclaiming” at the Peabody Essex Museum
More than 300 years after the Salem witch trials, artistic imaginations remain engaged by the personal tragedies and grave injustices of this historic crisis. In this exhibition, learn more about factors that fueled the hysteria and individuals who rose to defend those unjustly accused and explore two creative responses by artists with ancestral links to the trials. Both projects directly...
The Great Animal Orchestra: Bernie Krause and United Visual Artists
The Peabody Essex Museum and the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain are proud to present the North American premiere of The Great Animal Orchestra. Step into an immersive audio-visual experience that celebrates our planet’s rich biodiversity. Over the course of nearly fifty years, Bernie Krause collected more than 5,000 hours of recordings of natural environments, including at least 15,000 terrestrial...
“Alexander Reisfar: The Death of Gods and Masters” at the Satanic Temple
Alexander has lended his brush to many bands over the years, his album covers include Arch Enemy, Sabbath Assembly, Lungs, and Silver Talon. A full album cover discography can be found here. Reisfar was the artist in residence at the John Natsoulas Gallery in 2012, where he became a member of the Davis Mural Team. The artist’s murals can be...
Broom Making, Book Binding
Craft a rustic broom from scratch or bind your own leather grimoire, book of shadows, spell book, art or dream journal- something for all your creative and magickal works! Personalize your projects with pendants, herbs, dried flowers, bones, charms, stencils. Groups welcome! Visit our website or contact us for details at thewitcherysalem.com.
Elf High Tea
Join Jolie Tea for one of their special Holiday High Teas! They will be serving our wonderful selection of tea sandwiches, everyone’s favorite lemon scones, gingerbread macarons, peppermint stick macarons, festive holiday madeleines, brownies, and holiday candy! Please make reservations here.
Christmas Fireside Tales at The Daniels House
Running every December, this evening of tales in one of America’s oldest houses is devoted to stories about early Salem, Winter traditions and the festive season. Learn more here.
Salem State Theatre presents The Skin of Our Teeth
The Salem State Theatre Department presents The Skin of Our Teeth, Thornton Wilder’s timeless comedy about a suburban New Jersey family faced with apocalyptic problems. $15 for general admission, $10 for seniors, and college students and audiences under 18 are admitted for free. For mature audiences, not suitable for young children.