Sister Season of Sorrow: Caitlin and Nicole Duennebier
Since their youth, Caitlin and Nicole Duennebier have been creating foreboding landscapes and narratives. Both have grown to have wildly different styles, but their work still is commingled and speaks of the woods and stories made up from their childhood. Caitlin’s robust characters inhabit Nicole’s mystical, otherworldly landscapes—drinking, smoking cigs, laughing, and crying. The stark contrast creates a solid connection...
“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...
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.
Demons, Monsters, and Pagans – The True Story of Christmas
Nowadays most people know about Krampus – but there it’s so much more. In fact, the history of Christmas monsters is richer than those of Halloween. Join us for a Satanic look at the darker side of the holiday season. Presented by Thomas O’Brien Vallor — Thomas O’Brien Vallor is a seasoned Salem tour guide and host of The Satanic...