Shelagh Keeley: Drawn to Place
Now through November 26th, 2023 Shelagh Keeley is a multidisciplinary artist known for her massive site-specific wall drawings. Her work includes photography, film, artist books and collaborative performances, all of which cohere through the act of drawing. For Keeley, drawing is a way to slow down the act of perception to explore the structural essence of an object and the...
After Hope: Videos of Resistance
How does hope drive us to imagine new worlds? Through 54 short videos, spanning more than six hours in length, artists from across Asia explore the role of hope in contemporary art and activism. Organized by the Asian Art Museum, this immersive experience in PEM’s Jeffrey P. Beale Gallery illustrates how hope is a feeling, a wish and a privilege...
Gu Wenda: United Nations
On View at the PEM from April 1st through November 5th Gu Wenda is among the most significant artists to emerge from China in the last 50 years. His awe-inspiring installations immerse visitors in a vision of shared humanity, global connectivity, and mass participation. He began as an ink painter, but by 1993 Gu began his United Nations series, in which he...
As We Rise: Photography from the Black Atlantic
The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) invites visitors to explore a compelling compilation of photographs from African diasporic culture. Organized by Aperture, curated by Elliott Ramsey and drawn from Dr. Kenneth Montague’s Wedge Collection, a Black-owned photography collection originating in Toronto, As We Rise: Photography from the Black Atlantic looks at the myriad experiences of Black life through the lenses of community, identity...
Kick Off: “Read & Win” with The Good Witch of Salem
Children are welcome to embark on a magical reading journey with The Good Witch of Salem this summer. Immerse yourself in captivating stories, enchanting adventures, and imaginative worlds as you fulfill your summer reading requirements. To get started, simply download a copy of our “Reading Calendar” or visit our shop at 2 North St, Salem MA between June 25 and August 26 to...
Youth art exhibit on display at the Salem Armory Regional Visitor Center
SALEM, Mass. — Salem Maritime National Historic Site will host a youth art exhibit in coordination with the International Fiber Collaborative and Massachusetts schools from Saturday, July 15 through Sunday, August 28. The exhibit can be seen inside the park visitor center located at 2 New Liberty Street, Salem, MA, Wednesday through Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. “We are thrilled...
FACTORY MADE Exhibition at the Satanic Temple
Salem Art Gallery presents “FACTORY MADE”, a multimedia site-specific installation in which aims to re-contextualize the iconic Milton Hall exhibition space through works of the body, skin, and the machine. This show is on site from July 25th — September 29th.
Factory Made: Ethically Harvested
Join us in celebrating FACTORY MADE a multimedia site-specific installation featured on the Millton Hall exhibit space.
FACTORY MADE Reception
Join us in celebrating “FACTORY MADE”, a multimedia site-specific installation featured in the Milton Hall exhibition space. Drinks and food will be provided. This event is free and open to the public.
North Shore Concert Band
Come listen to band’s Pride of America – All American Composers program with Peter Cokkinias, conductor and featuring vocalists Ana Gigue (Rain Date: Thurs. August 10th) Salem Heritage Days
Gio Swaby: Fresh Up
This summer, the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) presents the New England debut of Gio Swaby: Fresh Up. Featuring nearly two dozen textile-based portraits, the exhibition celebrates self-expression and the cultivation of love through the work of Bahamian born, Canada based artist, Gio Swaby (b. 1991). This exhibition, Swaby’s first solo museum show, was organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg...
Gio Swaby: Fresh Up
Gio Swaby (born 1991, Bahamas, works in Canada) is a multidisciplinary artist exploring the intersections of Blackness and womanhood. Swaby creates portraits of women from her own tight social circle using a range of textile-based techniques. The portraits are anchored in the artist’s desire to represent and celebrate the complex ways women style themselves. Interested in restorative forms of resistance,...